Just before the global pandemic hit the world, I wrote an article about the other disaster that is taking place: climate change. Published this week in @flowmagazinenl. The issue of global warming and other man-made nature problems have been overshadowed a bit by the pandemic, but they haven’t gone away. As an individual I felt unable […]
Flow magazine’s last issue of 2019 features my story ‘Attention is the new gold’ (not sure if that is the correct translation :-). It’s about why we are so distracted and what we’d gain from more focus. With tips to protect you focus. I interviewed psychologist Mark Tigchlaar for this feature, as well as a […]
A while ago Flow magazine asked me: “What did you wish you had known earlier in life?” Well, I wished I had known that there was such a thing as herbalism… I loved nature as a kid, and was intrigued by the fact that herbs and plants could be healing. But I only knew the […]
For the latest issue of Flow magazine, I investigated the skills of the 21st century. What I found out is that experts – economic to digital – worldwide are focussing on soft skills. You know, those skills people used to not find very important, ‘the fluff’ like empathy, creativity, philosophy. How and why, you can […]
Why it’s okay to slow down and why we should start dancing.
“WHO IS IT REALLY FOR, WHEN YOU SHARE PICTURES OF YOUR PARTY, YOUR DANCING CHILDREN OR YOUR PRETTY CUPCAKES ON INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK? IS IT FOR YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY, OR IS IT REALLY JUST FOR YOU? JOCELYN DE KWANT ASKED HERSELF THIS QUESTION.” This is the intro of the 8-page feature in International Flow […]
How can we make social media a nice place where we occasionally go to find something fun, instead of an addictive, time-wasting, my-life-is-better-than-yours competition? I investigated this for Flow magazine and it helped me to actually spend less time online. SEE IT AS AN ADDICTION It helps to admit that you might be addicted—addicted to […]
After reading the book Morning Miracle from Hal Elrod, I decided to give it a try. Could wake up an hour earlier than normal and still feel fabulous? But I’m an evening person! You can read the full article here: Miracle morning NL0217- v4 You can also read the article in German Flow issue 32, […]