30 Jul 2018

A firm stomach? This simple diet will make it happen

A firm stomach? This simple diet will make it happen

Diet hypes mostly focus on rapid weight loss or developing muscle but do not look at the complete picture. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld gives you his best tips.

04 Apr 2018

Coping with negative emotions

Coping with negative emotions

In contrast to situations, thoughts determine the emotions that you experience. A negative emotional state causes pessimistic thinking, while a positive emotional state more often causes positive behaviour and results.

27 Mar 2018

Why teachers and doctors experience so much stress

Why teachers and doctors experience so much stress

It was abundant in the news recently: Chefs, doctors, lawyers, managers and primary school teachers experience the highest work pressure. What causes this work pressure?

08 Mar 2018

can the weather influence your moods

Can the weather influence your moods?

A bad mood is often intuitively linked to the weather. The sun is associated with a cheerful mood, while rain can cause you to feel down. There is a relationship between the weather and certain moods.

28 Feb 2018

what is motivation

What is motivation?

Motivation is an internal process that is not directly visible, but it can be seen through observed behaviour. This behaviour can be divided by needs from within oneself and influences from the environment.

18 Dec 2017

This determines whether you are a morning or evening person

This determines whether you are a morning or evening person

Maybe you characterize yourself as a morning or evening person, or as someone who is a bit of both. This depends on your genes and your environment.

12 Oct 2017

The future of digital onboarding

The future of digital onboarding

With the rise of onboarding apps, it is becoming easier for an employee to get to know all the ins and outs of the company. What should you pay attention to in order to efficiently orient your employees digitally through their new job?

13 Sep 2017

Manipulation for advanced users

Manipulation for advanced users

The term 'manipulation' is mainly related to hurtful behaviour, tricks and blackmail, which gives it a bad taste. Yet you can also use manipulation positively, for example by influencing your own body.

05 Jul 2017

Learn new positive habits

Learn new positive habits

Unlearning bad habits and learning new good habits costs time, discipline and depends on your personality. It is however possible as long as you become aware which behaviour is influencing this.

19 Jun 2017

Different kinds of hunger

Different kinds of hunger

According to the book 'Recognize your Hunger' (or in Dutch: Herken je Honger) there are various kinds of ‘hunger’ with a deeper cause. Behaviour and emotion play an important role. Read, and recognize the differences!

28 Mar 2017

The influence of personality on sustainable employability

The influence of personality on sustainable employability

The working population is shrinking an aging, and there is at the same time an expectation that the labour market will grow in the upcoming years. It is therefore important that companies invest in sustainable employability.

20 Feb 2017

Measure your eating behaviour by using a diary or an App

Measure your eating behaviour by using a diary or an App

There are more than enough apps on the market that can give insight in your eating patterns. With an eating diary you create more awareness about your eating habits: if you want to lose weight or if you want to adjust your complete lifestyle.

20 Dec 2016

Set goals with the WOOP method

Set goals with the WOOP method

There are many ways to pursue a goal. Maybe you have learned about the SMART method before. According to the scientifically substantiated WOOP method of Gabriele Oettingen, you only need four steps to give a clear description of your goals.

07 Dec 2016

Your brain's capacity to empathise

Your brain's capacity to empathise

From the book The Empathic Brain by professor Christian Keysers, it appears that the success of relationships (in whatever context) is largely dependent on your ability to establish what the feelings and thoughts of the other person are.

30 Nov 2016

The influence of thoughts on your behaviour

The influence of thoughts on your behaviour

Thoughts have a big impact on your behaviour, both in a positive and negative way. According to psychologist Judith Beck, there are undermining thoughts and supportive thoughts which you can use to steer your own behaviour.

23 Nov 2016

Manipulate your own mental strength

Manipulate your own mental strength

Different techniques have been developed to manipulate and control emotions in a positive way. It is important to know what cognitive therapy and behavioural therapy mean, as these two terms arose independently from each other.

15 Jul 2016

Change your behaviour: tips to persist in your sporting activities

Change your behaviour: tips to persist in your sporting activities

Everyone will have a lack of motivation at some time, but there is a difference between every now and then and structurally. This has everything to do with a change in behaviour.

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