28 Nov 2018

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Why not everybody with a broken heart survives

Perhaps you’ve heard or read about it before: partners in a couple that die shortly after one another, after having been married 50, 60 or perhaps even 70 years. Does something like broken-heart syndrome exist?

26 Nov 2018

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

The reason you don’t burn much fat by exercising

You may think that exercising more means burning more fat. But there’s actually a lot more to it than this. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr. Ruud van Langeveld, explains the role your breathing plays in burning fat.

21 Nov 2018

De-stress with a whisper, touch or rustling noise

De-stress with a whisper, touch or rustling noise

Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is, at the moment, not a very widely known term. ASMR is said to bring about relaxation reactions in the body and in the brain. Certain kinds of videos can trigger this, for example videos of people whispering.

19 Nov 2018

How many calories can you actually burn?

How many calories can you actually burn?

We all know the amount of calories a person burns when they are at rest. However, this is not always realistic because everybody moves, even if it’s just a little bit. In this blog you can read how to calculate the actual amount of calories you burn.

14 Nov 2018

5 ways to embrace a Mediterranean mindset in the autumn

5 ways to embrace a Mediterranean mindset in the autumn

During the autumn, the leaves change colour and fall from the trees. This is similar to our own biorhythm, but we don’t always listen to it. Read our tips on how to get through the colder months in a relaxed and healthy way.

07 Nov 2018

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6 tips to increase your credibility at work

Would you like to have people listen to you and be open to and accepting of your ideas? Then you need to have more than just a believable story. With these tips you can create an even more authentic version of yourself.

05 Nov 2018

Age smarter by sleeping

Age smarter by sleeping

Sleep is important for your mental faculties, such as learning and gaining insights. Unfortunately, we can’t (yet) halt the ageing process, but the associated mental effects can be kept in check by a good night's sleep. Find out how!

29 Oct 2018

3 tips for coping with night shifts

3 tips for coping with night shifts

Night shifts not only disturb sleep, but unfortunately also have a major impact on your personal life. Tsuru expert and clinical psychologist Dr. Larissa van der Zalm explains what you can do about it.

25 Oct 2018

Do probiotics affect your health?

Do probiotics affect your health?

Probiotics are good lactic acid bacteria that come in the form of dairy drinks, powders or pills. What do we know so far about the use of probiotics for better overall and intestinal health?

22 Oct 2018

Holidays: the time to take a close look at your sleep rhythm

Holidays: the time to take a close look at your sleep rhythm

Do you know what your natural sleep rhythm is? Lots of people don’t know this because of the continuous supply of artificial light they’re confronted with on a daily basis. Holidays are therefore an excellent time to examine your sleep rhythm.

17 Oct 2018

Over-estimating yourself at work: a blessing or a curse?

Over-estimating yourself at work: a blessing or a curse?

Generally speaking, we rate our colleagues less highly than ourselves. This all has to do with over-estimating yourself, which sometimes goes beyond what is actually healthy. But where do you draw the line?

15 Oct 2018

Summer- or wintertime? The consequences summed up

Summer- or wintertime? The consequences summed up

Every last Sunday of October the wintertime is introduced. Every year again the discussion flares up about the usefulness of a summer and wintertime. What does it mean for your sleep and wake rhythm?

10 Oct 2018

5 tips to restore the balance between work and private life

5 tips to restore the balance between work and private life

A poor balance between work and private life creeps in unconsciously. Even if you get a lot of satisfaction and pleasure from your work, at a given moment it may become too much. Did you end up in total chaos? Read quickly for tips!

08 Oct 2018

Exercise doesn’t make sense for controlling your weight – here’s why

Exercise doesn’t make sense for controlling your weight – here’s why

Exercising alone doesn’t really help you lose much weight. In fact, the number of calories you burn from it is actually quite disappointing. How did this blind spot in our thinking come about?

03 Oct 2018

5 ways to gain more energy from your work

5 ways to gain more energy from your work

In order to perform well, you need energy. Do you notice you structurally lack energy? Read our tips to gain more energy from your work, and go home satisfied and guilty free.

01 Oct 2018

This many calories you burn while resting

You burn this many calories at rest

When you move, you burn calories. This also applies when you are resting. How many calories you burn, differs per person. Cardiologist and Tsuru expert Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains in this blog how you can calculate this.

26 Sep 2018

How do you find your ‘Ikigai at the workplace?

How do you find your ‘Ikigai' at the workplace?

Ikigai means 'a reason for being.' It is the reason that you get out of bed in the morning. An Ikigai is different for everyone, and sometimes changes over the years. Read the tips in this blog and discover your Ikigai at work!

24 Sep 2018

What is better: 10 minutes walking or 10,000 steps?

What is better: 10 minutes walking or 10,000 steps?

With a pedometer it is easy to keep track of the number of steps you take in a day. This way you can exactly see whether you have reached the norm of 10,000 steps. But where does this norm come from, and is a brisk walk for 10 minutes better?

17 Sep 2018

The importance of light for a good night's sleep

The importance of light for a good night's sleep

Light affects the process of going to sleep and waking up, but also the quality of your sleep. By being smart with light, you can positively influence your sleep. Tsuru sleep expert Drs. Larissa van der Zalm explains how.

12 Sep 2018

Stop searching for a long and happy life. These are the four most important pillars

Stop searching for a long and happy life. These are the 4 most important pillars

It seems to be a truly heavy quest to find your ultimate goal in life. Some people succeed, but not everyone. Is it feasible? In the Blue Zones it is. In this blog we look at their secret for a long and happy life.

10 Sep 2018

This is what happens if you get too much sleep

This is what happens if you get too much sleep

Lack of sleep has various effects on your physical and psychological health. However: is it possible to get too much sleep as well? And what effects does this have? You can read about it in this blog.

05 Sep 2018

5 top forms of exercise that can be recommended for anyone

5 top forms of physical exercise that can be recommended for anyone

Sometimes it is hard to find a form of exercise to match your preferences and options. This blog will help you on the way. It is never too late to exercise!

22 Aug 2018

Really have a holiday? A psychologist explains how – with these five tips you are sure to succeed

Really have a holiday? A psychologist explains how – with these 5 tips you are sure to succeed

How do you spend your holidays? Some employees choose to only take their essential holiday hours and to stay home. Here you can read tips on how to refine the art of celebrating holidays and how to sustain that holiday feeling.

22 Aug 2018

Tsuru video – Do side-sleepers have more heart rhythm disturbance problems?

Tsuru video – Do side-sleepers have more heart rhythm disturbance problems?

Recently, it was reported in the news that side-sleepers more often suffer from heart rhythm disorders. But: is it really true? In this vlog, Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what is known so far about this research.

20 Aug 2018

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

The difference between ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol

Elevated cholesterol levels can indicate a risk for your heart and blood vessels. Read this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld for more information.

15 Aug 2018

The role of cholesterol

The role of cholesterol

Cholesterol is like ear wax. It sticks and stays on the walls of a cavity, however not in the ear but in the blood vessels. But while ear wax lubricates the ears, cholesterol is different.

13 Aug 2018

Karoshi

Is there really something like ‘working yourself to death’?

In Japan, employees of certain companies need to work at least 100 hours overtime. Sometimes this can lead to death, called Karoshi. Tsuru Expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains the factors that contribute to this.

06 Aug 2018

Can hyperventilation lead to heart problems?

Can hyperventilation lead to heart problems?

Hyperventilation often manifests itself as fast and deep breathing. In this blog, Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what fear does to you.

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.

23 Jul 2018

Heatstroke? Watch out for these signs

Heatstroke? Watch out for these signs

Hot days increase the risk of heatstroke. In this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld you can read what heatstroke is and what to do.

19 Jul 2018

Tsuru video – Five tips on how to get a better sleep

Tsuru video – 5 tips on how to get a better sleep

To be physically and mentally healthy, it is essential to sleep well. This is why Tsuru expert and GZ-psychologist Dr Larissa van der Zalm gives you five tips in this vlog about how to get a better sleep.

16 Jul 2018

Is it more common to die from relaxation on the first day of holidays?

Is it more common to die from relaxation on the first day of holidays?

Are you due to have a well-earned holiday? This increases the chance of dying on your first day off. You need to slowly decrease the stresses that have been building up for days or maybe even weeks, according to some researchers.

04 Jul 2018

The sense and nonsense of a burn-out

The sense and nonsense of a burn-out

Various media refer to a burn-out as a work-related illness. The risk for this increases when you are an employee who mostly does work that you do not enjoy and if you take on too much. But maybe there is more to this?

02 Jul 2018

8 Tips for better sleep during hot weather

8 Tips for better sleep during hot weather

The summer has advantages and disadvantages. Hot summer’s days alternate with sticky hot nights, which can cause a lack of sleep. Keep a cool head with these tips.

28 Jun 2018

Tsuru video – The recipe for healthy ageing at work

Tsuru video – The recipe for healthy ageing at work

Average life-expectancy is increasing. Does it make sense to keep worrying about your health when you get older? Watch this vlog for the most important health tips from Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld.

27 Jun 2018

Do you take everything personally at work? Find out what to do about this here

Do you take everything personally at work? Find out what to do about this here

'Don’t take it personally; it’s not about you' is a common statement. Even though this is true most of the time, it is hard to keep this in mind when are being bombarded with criticism. Here, you can read what you can do about this.

27 Jun 2018

Tsuru is going international!

Tsuru is going international!

Tsuru strives to make as many employees happy, healthy and motivated. On Friday June 22nd 2018 a contract was signed that will now also implement this ambition at an international level.

25 Jun 2018

Is unlimited sport good for your heart?

Is unlimited sport good for your heart?

Can too much physical effort harm your body? A large research study tried to find answers to this question. You can read the answer in this blog by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld.

20 Jun 2018

Are you a ‘thrill seeker’? That means you love fear (and reward)

Are you a ‘thrill seeker’? That means you love fear (and reward)

Are things never exciting and crazy enough for you? Maybe you are a ‘thrill seeker.' Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains where this urge for new sensations comes from.

18 Jun 2018

The reason why you should take extra virgin olive oil today

The reason why you should take extra virgin olive oil today

Mediterranean cuisine is centuries-old and is winning popularity with many people. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld reports on the health benefits of olive oil for the heart.

11 Jun 2018

High heart rate? These are the causes

High heart rate? These are the causes

A high heart rate can be normal. When your body needs more oxygen, your heart rate increases. Here you can read about the major causes of a high heart rate, written by Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld.

07 Jun 2018

Three qualities you need to have for successful ‘agile work’

3 qualities you need to have for successful ‘agile work’

Maybe you have heard of the term 'agile work'. But what is it, and what personal qualities do you need? Keep reading to find out if your skills contribute to successful agile work.

06 Jun 2018

Tsuru video – The reason for stress keeping you awake at night

Tsuru video – The reason for stress keeping you awake at night

Do you always feel tired when you wake up? Watch the vlog by Tsuru sleep expert and Healthcare psychologist Dr Larissa van der Zalm, to find out the reason why you sleep badly.

04 Jun 2018

Does your heart skip a beat? The reason is less harmful than you think

Does your heart skip a beat? The reason is less harmful than you think

Everyone knows the sensation of the heart skipping a beat now and then. There is often a clear cause for this. In this blog by cardiologist and Tsuru expert Dr Ruud van Langeveld, you can learn what you can do about this.

01 Jun 2018

Can employees become happier based on an algorithm?

Can employees become happier based on an algorithm?

Our personality determines our view of the world and how we behave. Do algorithms make for more happiness?

30 May 2018

The causes and solutions for a bore-out

The causes and solutions for a bore-out

The number of employees suffering a burn-out is increasing. At the other end of the scale there is the bore-out: serious boredom at work. Where does this come from and more importantly: what is the solution?

30 May 2018

Tsuru video - 5 Tips for less work stress

Tsuru video - 5 tips for less work stress

Work stress. Everyone has experienced this at some time, but how do you minimize it? Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld gives you his biggest tips in this vlog.

28 May 2018

7 tips to protect your heart against too much summer

7 tips to protect your heart against too much summer

During a heat wave, temperatures can rise significantly. In this blog by Tsuru Expert and Cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld, you can read what you can do to make it easier to cope with these hot days.

24 May 2018

Measuring quality of life in the workplace; how do you do this?

Measuring quality of life in the workplace; how do you do this?

The Central Bureau of Statistics recently presented new data about the quality of life in the Netherlands, subdivided into welfare and well-being. But, how do you actually measure quality of life at your workplace?

21 May 2018

A noisy workplace is bad for your heart and this is why

A noisy workplace is bad for your heart and this is why

Noise at work or at home is not only annoying to your ears. Your heart and your blood vessels can also suffer, according to recent research. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld lists the major risks related to too much noise.

07 May 2018

The most important tip to stop you from succumbing to the heat

The most important tip to stop you from succumbing to the heat

Good protection is needed on summer days. This applies to your skin as well as to your heart. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld gives you the tip for summer weather.

02 May 2018

Tsuru video - 5 Tips about becoming more active

Tsuru video - 5 tips about becoming more active

In the previous vlog, you could find out advice about national recommendations about activity. In this vlog, GP and Tsuru Expert Dr Chantalle Burgers gives you 5 tips about becoming more active.

30 Apr 2018

8 tips for making more time for yourself

8 tips for making more time for yourself

Sometimes there are a hundred things you would like to do in one day, but you don’t have enough time. Would you like to get things done and still have more time for yourself? Read these tips to find out how to.

25 Apr 2018

How do I quickly check my pulse rate?

How do I quickly check my pulse rate?

After a short exercise session, or at the Doctor’s, it is easy to do a quick check of your heart rate. But are you doing it correctly? Tsuru Expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld has tips for you.

23 Apr 2018

4 ways to deal with jealousy (at work)

4 ways to deal with jealousy (at work)

Are you having this nagging feeling when your colleague gets that important promotion or job, and you don't? You're not the only one. This is how you can lose that feeling.

23 Apr 2018

Leadership in times of digital nomads

Leadership in times of digital nomads

Employees who work flexible hours can, within certain limits, determine when, where and how they work. The role of the supervisor thus shifts ever more into the role of being a coach. What impact does this have on the organisational culture?

19 Apr 2018

Tsuru video – How can you balance your eating habits?

Tsuru video – How can you balance your eating habits?

Do you struggle with eating less, achieving a healthy weight or do you want to simply eat more consciously? Tsuru Expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld gives you tips to achieve your balance.

11 Apr 2018

Four exercises for powerful thoughts

4 mental exercises for powerful thoughts

A thought is actually very strong. Whatever you think has an impact on your performances and the way in which you deal with yourself and others.

10 Apr 2018

Tsuru video - How can eat a bit less every day?

Tsuru video - How can I eat a bit less every day?

It is possible to eat less without noticing it. A diet often costs you blood, sweat, and tears. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains how it may cost a lot less willpower while still being effective.

09 Apr 2018

Does red meat increase the risk of heart attacks?

Does red meat increase the risk of heart attacks?

Eating red meat is often associated with a greater risk of heart attacks. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what research is known about the effects of red meat on your heart.

06 Apr 2018

Solving conflicts? Be aware of your personality!

Solving conflicts? Be aware of your personality!

Are you sometimes annoyed about a colleague, or did a conflict occur recently? Keeping the peace seems difficult, but the solution is mostly to be found in the way of communication.

04 Apr 2018

5 tips to become more patient

5 tips to become more patient

These days, everything must be done 'right here, right now'. We are focused on instant gratification, meaning immediate satisfaction. Below you can read some important tips to become more patient.

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.

03 Apr 2018

How do I measure my body fat percentage with a body-fat calliper?

How do I measure my body fat percentage with a body-fat calliper?

A typical issue of 'do try this at home': the skinfold calliper. Provided of course that you follow the correct steps! Tsuru Expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains how you can measure your body fat quickly and effectively at home.

28 Mar 2018

When you apply these 3 things, you will have normal blood pressure

When you apply these 3 things, you will have normal blood pressure

Your nutrition is the core of your health. This applies to your heart and blood vessels, and certainly for your blood pressure. Below you can read the tips of Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld.

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?

26 Mar 2018

Does snoring increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias?

Does snoring increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias?

Snoring is annoying. Not just for yourself but also for the person next to you. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains the risks that are associated with snoring and that play a role in your health and your heart.

22 Mar 2018

Yoga advantages for beginners

Yoga advantages for beginners

Yoga has advantages for everyone; it reduces stress and improves productivity. A healthy mind and body are important for everyone.

21 Mar 2018

9 food products that stabilise your blood pressure

9 food products that stabilise your blood pressure

A high blood pressure increases the chance of cardiovascular diseases. If your blood pressure is too high, you can adjust your eating habits for a better balance. You will be surprised which food products will lower your blood pressure.

20 Mar 2018

Tsuru video – The five most important signs of stress

Tsuru video – The 5 most important signs of stress

Do you recognise stress? There are many ways in which you can recognise an excess of stress. According to Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld, these are the major signs.

19 Mar 2018

5 quick and healthy breakfasts for when you have run out of ideas

5 quick and healthy breakfasts for when you have run out of ideas

A healthy breakfast ensures that you feel good for the rest of the day. These small breakfasts are not only good for you but also convenient to take with you and quickly prepared.

15 Mar 2018

You can learn gratitude

You can learn gratitude

Real appreciation is often underestimated, while it is very important for productivity. Make gratitude a habit by focussing on positive emotions.

12 Mar 2018

Tsuru video - what are unsaturated fats?

Tsuru video - What are unsaturated fats?

Do you want to know more about unsaturated fats? And about what they do for your physical and mental health? Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains in this video.

12 Mar 2018

Is the sauna good for my heart?

Is the sauna good for my heart?

When is a visit to the sauna good for you, and when is it not? Tsuru expert and cardiologist Dr Ruud van Langeveld explains what the sauna does for your heart and blood vessels.

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.

05 Mar 2018

How much do I need to drink per day?

How much do I need to drink per day?

When you don't drink for a few days, you will literally die of thirst. Water fulfils an essential task as a solvent for proteins, sugars, and fats. Tsuru expert and cardiologist Drs. Ruud van Langeveld explains how much water your body needs.

02 Mar 2018

This is why we should be open about depression

This is why we should be open about depression

Thanks to increased media attention the taboo on depression is gradually being decreased. Dr Jessy Brouwers, psychotherapist/clinical psychologist and Tsuru expert, explains why we have to take depression seriously.

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.

21 Feb 2018

Is seaweed good for you or just a hype?

Is seaweed good for you or just a hype?

In countries such as Japan and China, seaweed has long been a part of food dishes. In the Netherlands, it is not as popular yet. Will we see more seaweed on our plates in the future?

20 Feb 2018

Tsuru video – The differences between morning types and evening types

Tsuru video – The differences between morning types and evening types

A distinction can be made between morning and evening types. Tsuru expert and Healthcare psychologist Larissa van der Zalm covers the main differences for you in this video.

19 Feb 2018

Eight secrets for a 'happy brain'

8 secrets for a 'happy brain'

We all want a healthy and happy brain. Your brain changes with your age, which means that your mental functions change accordingly. Time to give your brain an extra push.

19 Feb 2018

This is how you keep your brain sharp and healthy

This is how you keep your brain sharp and healthy

It is possible to increase your mental resicilience with small daily exercises. You do this by focussing on new experiences that optimally train your memory and concentration.

16 Feb 2018

The danger of too much belly fat

The danger of too much belly fat

Too much belly fat can cause problems for your health, like diabetes and hearth failures. In order to prevent this it is important to be active and stick to a healthy and varied diet.

14 Feb 2018

Should I take vitamin D?

Should I take vitamin D?

Vitamin D plays an important role in the growth and development of bones. It is absorbed through the skin and through the diet. When do you and don’t you need extra vitamin D?

12 Feb 2018

Improve your willpower in six steps

Improve your willpower in 6 steps

Did your good resolutions end up in the bin? You are not the only person this happened with. A lack of willpower stands in the way of your success. Below you can read how you can train this as if it were a muscle.

08 Feb 2018

The benefits of proteins

The benefits of proteins

Sufficient proteins contribute to a healthy diet, weight and musculature. In addition, proteins give you a long saturated feeling.

08 Feb 2018

What is your feeling worth?

What is your feeling worth?

Are you an emotional or rather a rational being? Your feelings are important, however it is not necessarily a good adviser. Be aware of your thoughts that influence this.

07 Feb 2018

6 ways to start the day actively

6 ways to start the day actively

Is coffee the first thing on your mind in the early morning? This is not the only way to wake up. Stimulate your morning routine in a natural way, so you will be productive for the rest of the day.

05 Feb 2018

This is what caffeine does to your sleep

This is what caffeine does to your sleep

Are you unable to sleep well? Maybe you are drinking too many caffeine containing drinks. In this blog, you can read about what the effects of a couple of cups of coffee too many can have on your nightly rest.

05 Feb 2018

Discover the 6 signals that indicate mental stress among employees

Discover the 6 signals that indicate mental stress among employees

Mental stress in the workplace can have many causes. For managers it is often difficult to detect stress in an employee before it is too late. These signs will indicate that something is wrong.

02 Feb 2018

The art of running

The art of running

A good condition is the basis for a fit and healthy body. By keeping track of your energy level, diet, and tempo you work on a better endurance.

31 Jan 2018

27 reasons for choosing a healthy lifestyle

27 reasons for choosing a healthy lifestyle

The motivation to live a healthy life is a personal issue for everyone. This list of reasons will help you get on top of things again if things go astray at times.

31 Jan 2018

On holidays in a good mental state

On holidays in a good mental state

Not only just before your holidays, but also during your holiday break, you can experience tension and stress. Arranging your business well in advance will prevent you from having to feel stressed during your holiday break.

29 Jan 2018

This is what you should know when googling your complaints

This is what you should know when googling your complaints

In this day and age, it is quite normal to look up information about a small complaint. However, it is a good idea to stop and think about the information you find. Self-diagnosis can be quite a problem.

24 Jan 2018

What are fast carbohydrates?

What are fast carbohydrates?

Carbohydrates are an important energy source. For your health, it is better to avoid fast carbohydrates as much as you can. What are fast carbohydrates and what is their effect on your body and mind?

23 Jan 2018

Make another happy with a ‘random acts of kindness’

Make another person happy with a ‘random act of kindness’

Giving someone else a compliment or a present, gives that person a feeling of happiness, but you as well. This happens throught the activity of mirror neurons. Why not try a 'random act of kindness' today?

19 Jan 2018

Make the most of your productivity

Make the most of your productivity

Not everybody is productive the same way. To increase your productivity, it is important to determine if you are result oriented or process oriented.

17 Jan 2018

The four best sports Apps to get your daily dose of exercise

The 4 best sports Apps to get your daily dose of exercise

Do you find it hard to get out of your couch or desk chair? We have selected four varied exercise Apps that are also free of charge. This will make exercising a piece of cake, even at work.

16 Jan 2018

A sustainable life with minimalism

A sustainable life with minimalism

There is a difference between working to live or to be able buy as many things as possible. With minimalism, you let go of the phsycial burdens, but also of the emotional ones.

15 Jan 2018

Letting go physically and mentally on holiday

Letting go physically and mentally on holidays

Taking your work home with you does not improve your inner sense of rest. This also applies to holidays. To let go physically is number one, but how can you make sure that you can also let go mentally?

12 Jan 2018

Grant twenty-somethings a chance!

Grant twenty-somethings a chance!

Twenty-somethings, they don't make enough money and they are very likely to burn-out. They and their employers have a shared responsibility in making sure this passionate generation flourishes.

09 Jan 2018

Eating less by small steps

Eating less by small steps

Losing weight is a matter of learning various skills. By changing your eating habits slowly and conscious you will come a step closer.

04 Jan 2018

Drawing boundaries to yourself and your environment

Setting boundaries to yourself and your environment

Lack of boundaries often causes stress, resulting in fatigue and a burn-out. How do you make sure you do not cross your boundaries?

03 Jan 2018

6 yoga exercises to relax

6 yoga exercises to relax

There are limitless amount of variations in yoga styles, which may makes it difficult to choose one. However, these classic exercises are always good to start with.

03 Jan 2018

5 ways of achieving your resolutions

5 ways of achieving your resolutions

The month of January stands for a fresh start. What do you want to achieve this year? How do you ensure that you make more than just one attempt? Read our tips about transforming good intentions into lasting changes.

27 Dec 2017

Breathing exercises to reduce stress

Breathing exercises to reduce stress

Breathing exercises make you at peace or can give you more energy. Stress often leads to improper breathing, but improper breathing can also cause stress.

20 Dec 2017

being active with MET values

Being active with MET values

It is not necessary to exercise daily in order to improve your health. MET, the Metabolic Equivalent of a Task, might help you to be more active at home and at work without exercising.

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.

15 Dec 2017

Why the term happiness is so elusive

Why the term 'happiness' is so elusive

The media speaks a lot about the term ‘happiness.’ The increasing obsession with happiness can also have an opposite effect. That is why this term is more and more replaced by ‘meaning’ or a ‘meaningful life’.

13 Dec 2017

10 creative Christmas snacks that always work

10 creative Christmas snacks that always work

After decorating the Christmas tree and buying Christmas presents, it is time for the next step. These Christmas treats are perfect to start the upcoming Christmas season!

12 Dec 2017

Psychological absenteeism and burn-outs more often actively contested

Psychological absenteeism and burn-outs more often actively contested

Absenteeism increasingly has a psychological cause. The importance of preventive measures therefore increases. Nevertheless, the use of health apps on the basis of psychological interventions remains behind. That is changing.

11 Dec 2017

Discover your ideal pace with beats-per-minute

Discover your ideal pace with beats-per-minute

Running with music can be motivating, but some types of music will increase your running performance a bit more. This has to do with your beats-per-minute, or bpm.

06 Dec 2017

7 tips to get rid of your cold quickly

7 tips to get rid of your cold quickly

Do you have a bad cold? It is important to take good care of yourself and have a little patience. Read our tips to get better quickly.

04 Dec 2017

What is a biological clock?

What is a biological clock?

We know that sleep is essential to perform well during the day. The time we go to sleep and wake up again is also determined by our biological clock. But what does this mean?

29 Nov 2017

7 tips for less Christmas stress

7 tips for less Christmas stress

Pressed at work and you also need to do Christmas preparations? With these tips you can get through the holidays effortlessly.

27 Nov 2017

10 tips to stay fit and healthy during the holidays

10 tips to stay fit and healthy during the holidays

The festive month of December is almost in sight. Do you want to enjoy, but at the same time also go through the holidays healthy and consciously? Get guilty free through the holidays with our tips.

22 Nov 2017

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You can benefit from these 6 advantages when you use your bicycle more often

In the Netherlands, we are cycling a lot more compared to other countries. And there are very good reasons for it!

20 Nov 2017

7 exercises to relax your hands and fingers

7 exercises to relax your hands and fingers

You have been using your hands the whole day. Just like the rest of your body, they can feel stiff and tensed after a while. How to release the tension from your hands and fingers? Read the tips below.

17 Nov 2017

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Jesper Hopstaken wins the Tsuru Corporate Wellness Research Prize 2017

On 16 November, Tsuru handed the Corporate Wellness Research Prizes to promising researchers who made an important contribution to health promotion programs on the work floor with their Master thesis or dissertation.

15 Nov 2017

4 reasons why you should eat more fish

4 reasons why you should eat more fish

Fish contains important fatty acids such as omega-3 which your body cannot produce itself. This is essential for a healthy and varied diet. Below you can read more about the health benefits attributed to fish.

14 Nov 2017

Do you experience too much stress? Do the test!

Do you experience too much stress? Do the test!

How do you know if you have too much stress? Prepare the questionnaire and add up your points. Read whether the complaints are of a temporary nature, or that you better take a big step back.

13 Nov 2017

This is how you develop your personal mantra

This is how you develop your personal mantra

Relaxation exercises make you relax after a busy working day, but also when you are someone who can be restless or worrying. In addition to breathing exercises, you can also learn to relax with your own personal mantra.

08 Nov 2017

11 tips to experience less stress

11 tips to experience less stress

A sensory overload, brooding, and mood swings are signals that can be an indication of having too much stress. Lighten up your life with these tips.

06 Nov 2017

7 tips to cook with less fat

7 tips to cook with less fat

During the cooking process, more saturated fats can be added without noticing it. With the following tips, you learn how to cook with less fat and without losing any taste.

02 Nov 2017

6 x snacks that are rich in carbohydrates

6 snacks that are rich in carbohydrates

Snacks with slow carbohydrates fit into a healthy diet. They release enough energy throughout the day. It won't take a lot of time to make these snacks yourself. Check the list below for some inspiration!

01 Nov 2017

7 reasons why sufficient sleep is so important

7 reasons why sufficient sleep is so important

Why do we sleep a third of our lives? Because it actually is so important. After one or two days without sleep, you will literally start to feel ill. Read why it is important to get more sleep and start putting it to practice tonight!

30 Oct 2017

This is how many lumps of sugar your favourite products contain

This is how many lumps of sugar your favourite products contain

Do you know how much sugar there is in your favourite drink? We often try to ignore this or we simply don't know. The easiest way to demonstrate this is by converting the amount of sugar into lumps of sugar.

30 Oct 2017

3 ways to increase the motivation of flex workers

3 ways to increase the motivation of flex workers

Self-employed entrepreneurs are happy, and temporary employees less. This appears from data from CBS and TNO. Why are they less happy, and more importantly; what can employers do to motivate flex workers?

25 Oct 2017

5 steps to read a label quickly and easily

5 steps to read a label quickly and easily

To read a label, it is important to know what to look out for. This blog has a quick label check with 5 steps.

25 Oct 2017

5 x inspiration for great meals

5 inspiring ideas for great meals

Make a feast of every meal. Stimulate your senses in a positive way by using beautiful, fresh colours. Below you will find some creative photos of colourful meals that may inspire you.

18 Oct 2017

7 x winter smoothies for more energy

7 winter smoothies for more energy

There are so many kinds of smoothies. Do you want to make a healthy smoothie for a concentration boost? We have some healthy smoothie tips for you!

16 Oct 2017

Need something to talk about? 4 tips for never missing out on anything

Need something to talk about? 4 tips for never missing out on anything

A good conversation starts with small talk. This is often considered useless, but it is not. Do you find it difficult or awkward to start an easy conversation? These tips will make finding topics to talk about something of the past.

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?

10 Oct 2017

5 signs you need to do a step back

5 signs you need to do a step back

Too little exercise is not healthy, but too much exercise is not healthy either. Are you often tired, do your workouts not go well or do you just feel unwell? This may mean that you are overtrained.

09 Oct 2017

5 tips to concentrate at the office

5 tips to concentrate at the office

An open office space makes you more creative and more communicative. But is this true? Prior research has shown that an open office is killing for your ability to concentrate. Use your focus in the best possible way today by applying these tips.

04 Oct 2017

Quit smoking? Three ways to get rid of your addiction

Quit smoking? 3 ways to get rid of your addiction

It is often not easy to quit smoking permanently. However, recent studies have shown that heavy smokers live, on average, 13 years less than non-smokers.

02 Oct 2017

The reason we want to eat and exercise healthy

The reason we want to eat and exercise healthy

Those who are healthy must stay healthy. Yet many take it to the limit, or even further when it comes to healthy eating and exercise. Healthy living is good, but living too healthy can make people sick, both physically and mentally.

20 Sep 2017

Psycho-education in secondary schools prevents burnout

Psycho-education in secondary schools prevents burnout

Drs. Jessy Brouwers, clinical psychologist and healthcare entrepreneur calls for psycho-education in schools. Understanding what mental health is and how we can keep our brain and body healthy prevents a burn-out at a young and later age.

20 Sep 2017

Get to the finish with a maximum of mental strength

Get to the finish with a maximum of mental strength

Many top athletes and sports psychologists will agree that mental strength is vital to get to the finish line. It is necessary to overcome obstacles, to challenge yourself, and to persevere, so you will reach your ultimate goal.

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.

11 Sep 2017

Get more energy with 5 days of fasting

Get more energy with 5 days of fasting

What do being productive and nutrition have in common? A number of studies investigated the relationship between carbohydrates, energy, behaviour and mood. Intermittent fasting is a development that we see more and more often.

06 Sep 2017

Stimulate your concentration with light

Stimulate your concentration with light

Light is never constant. When we move towards autumn, the days shorten, it gets dark earlier and it becomes light again later. So how can you get the most from your concentration?

04 Sep 2017

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Research prize for Corporate Wellness

On November 16, 2017, the Tsuru Corporate Wellness Research Prize will be awarded to Master students or PhD students who have contributed with their thesis or doctoral research to exceptional new insights in the area of Corporate Wellness.

30 Aug 2017

Why we all have to get more exercise

Why we all have to get more exercise

Sleeping and exercising seem to be opposites but they are both necessary for a healthy brain. Adults should do some kind of averagely intensive training 2.5 times per week, and do some additional muscle and bone strengthening exercises.

28 Aug 2017

Use these tips to reward yourself every day

Use these tips to reward yourself every day!

The brain activity is a deciding factor for your mood, energy, and motivation. The production of dopamine and serotonin is partially responsible for this and it creates a pleasant feeling.

23 Aug 2017

How you can make a habit of eating different food

How you can make a habit of eating different food

Not everybody is blessed with a wide preference of tastes, which is often already established in the early years of life. The good news is that you can train this regardless of your age.

21 Aug 2017

Recognise the mental consequences of injuries

Recognise the mental consequences of injuries

When doing sports such as running, horse riding, fitness, and football, the risk of getting an injury increases significantly. In this blog, we will explain more about injuries and mental resilience.

07 Aug 2017

The relaxing effect of 'green'

The relaxing effect of 'green'

Do you tend to spend many hours at your workplace? Going outside during breaks is the healthiest option, but you can also bring nature inside. Research shows that plants have a positive effect on your productivity, state of mind, and even your sleep.

31 Jul 2017

A hard worker and still afraid to fail?

A hard worker and still afraid to fail?

Keep on going and improving yourself: perfectionism seems to be a good character trait, but as with so many things, too much is not good. When you experience setbacks, it will even have a negative effect on your performances.

26 Jul 2017

How music can give your brain a boost

How music can give your brain a boost

Music brings up memories and emotions, it activates your muscles, and it can even boost your intelligence.

24 Jul 2017

How materialistic are you?

How materialistic are you?

A lot of money makes you happy, or maybe not? Various studies show that materialism can lead to feelings of dejection, loneliness and fear. The message? Own less, experience more!

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.

29 Jun 2017

Corporate Wellness

Corporate wellness on the work floor

'Corporate Wellness' becomes more popular on the work floor throughout the years, with as goal more relaxation and time outside work hours. Which initiatives already take part in this?

27 Jun 2017

Three causes of money problems

3 causes of money problems

Money problems can obstruct your happiness, health and motivation. Besides it can lead to stress and less productivity on the work floor. Read and recognize the causes.

27 Jun 2017

Is a higher salary the solution against dissatisfaction at work?

Is a higher salary the solution against dissatisfaction at work?

Dissatisfaction at work can have different causes. The problem is not often the lack of financial bonuses or a lease car, but with underlying factors.

21 Jun 2017

Strengthen your ankles with balance

Strengthen your ankles with balance

Your ankles can become less stable through injuries. You can improve the strength and muscle stability a lot with exercises.

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!

31 May 2017

How do you encourage health management for all employees?

How do you encourage health management for all employees?

There is a clear trend at both employer and employee levels in the field of health management, or 'ensuring good health'.

30 May 2017

How do you keep people over 55 healthy and sustainable employable?

How do you keep people over 55 healthy and sustainable employable?

The aging population is a social trend. It means that the number of 65 plus year olds is increasing, but also that the life expectancy of 25-65 year-olds increases. How do you keep older employees longer healthy and sustainable on the work floor?

17 May 2017

When do you notice the effects of training?

When do you notice the effects of training?

It is generally known that sports have a positive effect on our mental and physical health. Some of those effects you notice immediately, while others last longer.

15 May 2017

How do you reach ‘Flow?’

How do you reach ‘Flow?’

In order to experience flow it is important that you look at personal values and talents. Because the feeling of flow comes out of pleasure and things you do best. This increases your mental health.

11 May 2017

Multitasking, is it possible?

Multitasking, is it possible?

Quickly answering an email while you were just reading something interesting: the phenomena ‘multitasking’ is for many not unknown. But what influence does this have on your productivity and concentration?

03 May 2017

Common sleep disorders

Common sleep disorders

When sleep problems occur regularly and undermine your daily life, you may suffer from a sleep disorder. This causes more than solely tiredness during the day. Known sleep disorders are insomnia and apnoea.

01 May 2017

5 tips against a motivation dip

5 tips against a motivation dip

Delaying tasks, no longer seeing challenges or losing the overview: a motivation dip is lurking. Get more out of yourself and your work with these tips!

24 Apr 2017

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3 tips to prevent absenteeism caused by mental health problems

Workstress is with 35% the biggest cause of work related absenteeism. Read the tips form our experts to prevent absenteeism caused by mental health problems.

24 Apr 2017

Healthy bread spreads are half the work

Healthy bread spreads are half the work

What do you choose on your bread? The most important guideline is to pay attention to the amount of saturated fat, salt, and vary enough within your breakfast and lunch.

18 Apr 2017

Active listening on the work floor

Active listening in the workplace

Positive communication starts with active listening, observation and sincere attention towards another. As a result you create space for a good conversation and you improve your relationships.

12 Apr 2017

Improve your fitness with these steps

Improve your fitness with these steps

It often takes time to build up a good condition. You are already on the right track when you start adjusting your daily movement pattern and vary in tempo!

03 Apr 2017

Relax your body and mind

Relax your body and mind

Your breathing has a big influence on your stress level. You can help to relax your body and mind with exercises, which reduces the stress, increases the productivity, and you fall asleep more easily.

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.

27 Mar 2017

Stimulate your memory and concentration

Stimulate your memory and concentration

Not only your body but also your brain regularly needs stimuli to stay active. Fortunately there is good news: there are easy ways to stimulate your brain.

22 Mar 2017

Meet the sun greeting

Meet the Sun greeting

The Sun greeting is a yoga exercise that wakes up your body and mind. It can function to warm up in the morning or as a full yoga session in between.

20 Mar 2017

Strength training at work

4 advantages of strength exercises at work

Strength training goes beyond building muscles. It improves your mental health, balance and makes you help to have a higher fat burn. You can do small strength exercises at work to start up your muscles.

06 Mar 2017

6 x protein-rich snacks

6 protein-rich snacks

The most 'healthy snack' from the supermarket contain a lot of sugar. These protein-rich snacks give you energy, a satisfied feeling, and are quick and easy to prepare!

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.

14 Feb 2017

Listen to your favourite music with playlists

Listen to your favourite music with playlists

Music has a big influence on your mood. It can cause you to have less stress or more energy. These playlists are for every moment of the day: When you exercise, you need concentration, or when you want to relax.

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.

19 Dec 2016

Sleep and body temperature

Sleep and body temperature

Did you know that your body temperature gives a very strong signal for falling asleep? In his book Iedereen Slaapt, Ysbrand van der Werf discusses the different aspects of sleep and sleeping behaviour.

14 Dec 2016

The search for social relationships

The search for social relationships

According to the self-determination theory of Deci and Ryan, the opportunity to shape your own life is at its core. The principle of this theory is to find happiness by having a good life.

12 Dec 2016

The causes of emotional pain

The causes of emotional pain

Emotional pain can cause feelings that are just as strong, or maybe even stronger, than physical pain. This is another word for suffering. Emotional pain can take different forms and have many different causes.

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.

06 Dec 2016

The battle against prolonged sitting

The battle against prolonged sitting

When you have a job that requires many long hours sitting in front of the computer, it is difficult to think about moving around on a regular basis. To compensate for your hours sitting down, you don't need to do a lot of sports.

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.

30 Nov 2016

Find the solution in job crafting

Find the solution in job crafting

Did you ever think of changing jobs? Maybe you experience the occasional feeling of drudgery. Still, there are possibilities to change this situation.

28 Nov 2016

start with the bullet journal method

Start with the Bullet Journal method

In this digital era, when you are quick to rely on technology to keep track of your tasks, ideas, and events, it is easy to become overwhelmed. The Bullet Journal method creates a better overview in busy times in an offline manner.

28 Nov 2016

Train your awareness with mindfulness

Train your awareness with mindfulness

Much is written about mindfulness, also called awareness training. One of the main conditions for training your awareness is that you have to go for it completely.

28 Nov 2016

The influence of music on your mood

The influence of music on your mood

Music can make you smile or cry, it can make you relaxed after a busy day or pump up for a round of jogging. It plays an important role in experiences and events. Why does music have such an effect on your mood?

28 Nov 2016

Why walking is good for you

Why walking is good for you

After a brisk walk, you already notice that your mental strength has improved. It is perfectly possible to have a meeting or a tough discussion while you walk. Why is that?

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.

09 Nov 2016

The effect of food on your sleep

The effect of food on your sleep

The quality of your sleep consists of many factors. Your sleeping environment is important, including the right temperature and few stimuli. But don't forget that food also plays a part in falling asleep or not.

02 Nov 2016

The influence of thoughts on emotions

The influence of thoughts on emotions

The word 'emotion' has been given many meanings, varying from very pragmatic to spiritual. What matters most is that a definition is meaningful. An emotion is often described as a reaction of the body to the thoughts that go round in your mind.

31 Oct 2016

How you look determines how you feel

How you look determines how you feel

Not just your body language but also how you look plays a big part at work, as a first impression is made in just a split second. By being aware of how you want to come across, you create a self-assured posture and positive vibe!

24 Oct 2016

Wholemeal bread, or not?

Wholemeal bread, or not?

Bread is a complicated topic. Wheat bread is generally called brown bread. The expression 'the darker the bread, the better it is' is, therefore, not always true.

20 Oct 2016

Tips to drink more water

Tips to drink more water

Drinking enough water is essential for a healthy mind and body. But not everyone likes to drink water. There are alternatives, of course, such as sodas and fruit juices, but they are chock-full of refined sugars and thus not healthy options.

21 Jul 2016

Real go-getters go on

Real go-getters go on

The most important characteristic of a go-getter is holding on tightly to a certain idea or goal. You only stop when you have reached your goal, but you also know when to stop when the goals are unrealistic or unachievable.

21 Jul 2016

Be aware of your own body language

Be aware of your body language

The first 10 minutes of a conversation are often meant to present yourself. Even before employers ask you their first question, they have already formed an opinion about you. This is mainly based on your body language.

21 Jul 2016

The power of your smile

The power of your smile

A laughing fit every now and then can help to reduce stress and worries. Laughter has many advantages: your muscles relax, the stress hormones adrenalin and cortisol reduce, it lowers your blood pressure, and your immune system gets a boost.

21 Jul 2016

Healthy herbs and spices

Healthy herbs and spices

Herbs and spices have been used for centuries to give dishes more taste or to spice them up. They also contain antioxidants, an additional benefit for your health.

21 Jul 2016

Be conscious about drinking coffee

Be conscious about drinking coffee

We all know that the caffeine in coffee makes you more alert as it increases your heart rate. Coffee does not have to be unhealthy as you can also make healthy and conscious choices about coffee.

21 Jul 2016

GI values: good and bad carbohydrates

GI values: good and bad carbohydrates

For a healthy diet, it is important to know what kind of carbohydrates you eat. There is a difference between carbohydrates with a low glycaemic index (GI) value and those with a high glycaemic index value.

21 Jul 2016

Sugar, the fuel in disguise

Sugar, the fuel in disguise

Sugar is a natural ingredient in many food products and belongs to the carbohydrates. A distinction can be made between refined and unrefined sugars.

20 Jul 2016

letting go of work stress

Letting go of work stress

Letting go of stress is easier said than done. Work stress is often caused by excessive work pressure, an unpleasant work atmosphere (for example bullying), or emotional events.

20 Jul 2016

Positive and negative stress

Positive and negative stress

The term 'stress' is often used, but what does it mean exactly? Although stress is often seen as negative, healthy stress or tension can be used in a positive way in the short term.

20 Jul 2016

increase your productivity with SMART

Increase your productivity with SMART

Time pressure is something we all know. In the end, it leads to nothing: it only causes stress, with all the consequences it gives. With a few simple tips, you can get more energy and space in your head.

19 Jul 2016

Sleep on it

Sleep on it

Your environment has a big impact on your sleep. The ideal sleeping environment gives rest and comfort, which make the process of sleeping a lot easier. You can achieve this by making small adjustments.

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.

15 Jul 2016

Activate your muscles from the core

Activate your muscles from the core

Langdurig zitten is vaak niet bevordelijk voor je gezondheid en spieren. Maak je spieren regelmatig los met deze rek- en strekoefeningen, die gericht zijn op het bovenlichaam.

14 Jul 2016

Determine your food choices with micro and macro

Determine your food choices with micro and macro

Nutrients can be divided into micronutrients and macronutrients. By classifying the food you want to eat daily in this way, you are mostly focusing on the contents.

14 Jul 2016

Impulse control in the supermarket

Impulse control in the supermarket

When you are buying your groceries, you are already thinking about healthy food. But at the supermarket, you will find temptations and attractive discounts lurking around, and you run the risk of being a lot less rational than you wanted to be.

05 Jul 2016

The difference between happiness and being happy

The difference between happiness and being happy

You can increase your feeling of happiness at work. An important ingredient for this is the stimulation of work pleasure.

30 Jun 2016

Rituals before going to sleep

Rituals before going to sleep

The process before you go to bed has a huge impact on your sleep. An average adult needs about 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night, but this differs per individual. You can do a lot yourself to influence your sleep as positively as possible.

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