Well-being and recreation happen in the analogue, not digital

If you wonder, why it is getting increasingly difficult to recover from stressful situations or states the answer is not far, actually right at your fingertips. Smartphones have dissolved the traditional separation of work and life, we carry our to-dos constantly with us, not just [...]

Are Women more BEING and Men more DOING?

Recently, I went to the Swiss film premiere of ‘Como Nossos Pais’ (‘Just Like Our Parents’) by the Brazilian film director Laís Bodanzky. The film is about Rosa, a mother of two, and her own mother Clarisse, and how each one deals with the natural [...]

Why BEING matters more at work than DOING

This time round perhaps take a moment to pause before resuming old work habits and falling into unconscious Doing. Most people almost immediately associate work with Doing rather than Being. Doing appears to be the predominant mindset to get things done. It’s what we get [...]

Too much to do? Make a To-Be list for a change

When in summer 2015 I went through a personal crisis in my life I needed to get back on my feet again. This is what I came up with: I created a list of actions that helped ground me. To my own surprise nearly all [...]