Being an entrepreneur takes time. Quitting won’t speed it up.
Never admitting mistakes, criticizing others and being vague about your feelings.
Our thoughts are incredibly powerful. Our thoughts bring us down or lift us up. How we think about things literally changes everything!
Negative thoughts are the past trying to occupy the present and the future. These thoughts do not represent the present reality.
Conditional happiness is the shortest path to misery. I will be happy when I meet a specific outcome is not going to make you happy.
We will benefit from being honest with ourselves about uncertainty, difficulty and moving forward.
Anything that does not bring tranquillity and peace to your life is clutter.
No need to understand what perfection looks like, focus on what better looks like.
“Uitwaaien” means to go out into nature as a way of clearing your mind.
We can dislike aspects of someone, yet still love the whole person and focus on their positive qualities.
Winning is not the only thing that matters — what you learn about yourself and life during the process, is far more important.
I don’t like the term “new normal. I prefer to see it as an opportunity to change, reimagine and create.
The art of questioning your own biases, beliefs and experiences.
The goal is not to be perfect. The goal is to be better than before.
We are happiest and most effective when our minds cease to be time travellers and stay focused on the here and now.
We become what we expose ourselves to – who we hang out with, what we listen to and how we define success.
Avocado toast is not the problem. It is about unnecessary expenses that prevent us from achieving our financial goals.
Seeking status and looking rich is an expensive game to play. Participation isn’t required.
Being humble is not being afraid to be naive. Allow the other person to teach you something new.
You have to do both. Otherwise, your goals will not have any value.
No relationship is more important than the relationship you have with yourself.
MLK explained it best: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”
It is exhausting being a person of colour. Beyond discrimination, psychological and social stress are long lasting and damaging.
The people I admire most are kind and generous and do what they can to make others feel truly seen.
Social distancing has increased my screen time, decreased my energy and increased my snacking.
The paradox of social distancing is that most people have grown closer to their work colleagues, families and neighbours.
Our priorities should be our sanity, survival and safety of our loved ones
When you are unsure what to do and the situation wins.