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Checklist for being your own diet coach
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      4 comments

On the page of the Beck Diet Solution team I found this useful list with questions for those who want to be their own diet coach. It was writen by TRINASFITLIFE. https://www.sparkpeople.
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Healthy foods increase happiness
Saturday, August 10, 2019      6 comments

I just read an article on the site of Dr. Greger, Nutritionfacts. He tells us about studies that suggest a relationship between happiness and vegegable and frui intake. "Those eating fruits and vegetables each day have a higher likeliho... Read more
It's up to me
Friday, August 09, 2019      4 comments

I'm very glad that the other day when I was getting caught in a track of negative thoughts, I suddenly realized: HEY, I can keep on like this OR I can consciously shift my thoughts to a different, more positive track. It's up to me! The nex... Read more
Just ONE word...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      9 comments

What is it that makes your heart beat with enthousiasm? What excites you? What really moves you? What activities give you energy? And why? Stephen Covey suggested to live life backwards: write down what you want people to say about ... Read more
Sunday, July 07, 2019      4 comments

Things I'd love to hear from you... 1 * How often do you eat per day? (How many meals / snacks?) 2 * How hard on a scale of 1-10 is it for you to stick to 'reasonable' serving sizes? What strategies (if any) do you use to be 'reasonab... Read more
Lovely little exchange
Saturday, July 06, 2019      5 comments

I had the best little exchange yesterday when I left the library. Next door to the library is the local center for 'disability' or what to call it. One of the 'guards' (security people) was in the hall, the doors were wide open. He was middle ag... Read more
Practicing kindness
Friday, July 05, 2019      2 comments

The past week I've been trying to focus on 'kindness' and tried to practice it more. I chose to try to be extra kind and polite when talking on the phone, to marketeers, shop assistants and so on. And to try to remember to smile at people i... Read more
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      7 comments

Think about it, and share it if you like: what will you do today, and this week, to show more kindness to others around you? Today I intend to smile and if possible, say hi to the people I meet on the street (I walk my dog at least twice a... Read more
Positivity training - week 1: Gratitude
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      3 comments

I recently read a book that has a great impact on me and my life. It's called 'De Vibe', (That's the Dutch title, though 'Vibe' is originally an English word), written by Mark Verhees. It's about how to apply positive psychology into your dail... Read more
Amazing! Don't underestimate the power of herbs and spices!
Saturday, June 22, 2019      7 comments

One simple snack made of sweet potato with cinnamon and cloves has more anti-oxidant power than many people eat in one whole DAY! www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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A happiness dare!
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      5 comments

Today I would like to dare you to write down 10 things that make you happy or that you are thankful for. Here are 10 things of my list: 1* I am so thankful for the relationship with my husband. 2* I am glad to live in this house whi... Read more
documentary about auto-immune diseases
Monday, June 10, 2019      2 comments

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Tips for insomniacs
Sunday, June 09, 2019      4 comments

Just watched a video in which Dr. Annemarie Luik, a Dutch epidemiologist on the topic of sleep, talks about insomnia. About 40% of the Dutch people show signs of insomnia. One tip is to not focus your thought on 'I have to get to sleep' but... Read more
How to master gratitude with a journal
Thursday, June 06, 2019      5 comments

I liked this article because it goes deeper than most into the topic of gratitude and how it works www.journalsmarter.com/g
ratitude-journal/ "In other words, it takes very little for us to see the black spots (the ... Read more
Will 'looking for joy' help overcome overeating?
Sunday, May 26, 2019      10 comments

Just a thought... Maybe the answer to overcoming emotional overeating is to 'enjoy life more'. That sounds overly simple, I suppose. I am just wondering if, when I take the time, day in day out and hour by hour, to be more conscious... Read more

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