The pace of life and work

These last couple of months, I’ve noticed a significant rise in requests from companies to help them with two critically important issues. The first one, is finding a solution for their workforce, who oftentimes experience a gigantic work overload, resulting in a continuous feeling of being stressed. The second issue has an entirely different nature,…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 5

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing off…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 4

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing off…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 3

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing off…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 1

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing…

The Corporate Coach

More and more companies start to see the benefits of hiring coaches for their employees.  Not many years back, very few people were familiar with the term corporate coach or exactly what one did. More familiarity was in terms such as business consultants. Even though these terms are often put in the same category as coaching,…

Music, Maestro!

About the influence of music The human body at birth is more than 60 percent water, and the percentage of water in our bodies remains high throughout life (depending upon weight and body type). The earth’s surface is more than 60 percent water as well. This means that -if music does influence water- it also affects us. A…

Attention……Attention……

The average attention span for the notoriously ill-focused goldfish is nine seconds, but according to a new study from Microsoft Corp., people now generally lose concentration after only eight seconds, highlighting the effects of an increasingly digitalized lifestyle on the brain. Researchers in Canada surveyed 2,000 participants and studied the brain activity of 112 others using…

Closing the gates… and unlocking your full potential

A healthy brain is a joy forever, but the average person uses only half the potential our brain can give us. The human brain is unnaturally big compared to our fellow animals. We are a real anomaly in Darwin’s theory, yet we survived using exactly this phenomenal thinking instrument. Especially people who live in big…

Sleep baby sleep

More and more corporate clients ask us to take a look at the sleeping behavior of their employees. In our “sleep baby sleep” sessions we  give tips and tricks derived from the sports world, and more specifically Olympic athletes. Through practical exercises we enhance and optimize sleeping pattern. It is -in fact- the rediscovery of sleep. Why…

BRU

As I’m a frequent flyer with Brussels Airlines, I use Brussels Airport on a very regular basis. Today, I was supposed to fly again from Belgium’s number 1 airport, but now my departure was from Liège airport, a small airport south of Brussels. I guess I don’t have to explain why… The roads of the…

HERE and NOW (part 1)

After the great feedback on our last Blog Trilogy (Two thumbs), I decided to continue this Blog format on another topic which can be a pitfall…TIME ! In the next month, we will be launching the Hercules Academy and our Corporate wellbeing programs in New York and New Jersey and therefore we will start with a…