about you Trying to do everything perfect is great but has its downfalls.

Are you a perfectionist?

Setting the bar high is great. To make sure you are doing everything as well as possible is a great quality to have. Perfectionism can be beneficial. Only if you are capable of letting go of the expectation. If you would always strive for perfection, which means that nothing should…

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about you The best way to start the new academic year.

Mixed feelings after the holiday

I always have some mixed feelings after the holiday. On the one hand, I don’t want the holiday to be finished, on the other hand, I want to get back to work. Starting up What helps me the most to start up again is not taking on the whole world…

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about you Take a holiday, your brain really needs it.

Take a holiday!

In the last couple of weeks, I am frequently asked: ‘Shall I take a holiday? Maybe it is better if I stay home, I am already lagging behind. The situation of the last months has made it even worse.’ My answer is quite simple: take a holiday! Probably you need…

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about you To decide what you want is the first step on the road to achieve your goals.

What do you want?

The academic year is soon coming to an end. We are still in lockdown. Some things are allowed, some aren’t. These times might be a great time for some reflection. You can do this in two ways: either by looking back or by looking forward and questioning yourself: what do…

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Are you getting tired of the lockdown?

We have been in lockdown for over three months now. At the moment we are allowed a little bit more but what will the future hold? When will the Universities open up again? When will you be able to use the lab again? The rules have relaxed a bit concerning…

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