5 reasons you should re-read your favourite books

I found one of my first books read in English pn the book shelves a few days ago and decided to read it again. I admit I already had this habit of re-reading favourite novels or very useful personal/professional growth books, so this is not a new experience, but it really got me thinking about … Continuă să citești 5 reasons you should re-read your favourite books

A lesson for meaningful productivity: You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self

This morning's great reading for me came from one of the authors of #HBR, TED speaker and coach Peter Bregman: "You need to practice being your future self." It touches the familiar story of “being busy”, which is not the same as being productive. Learning to choose between what needs to be done and what … Continuă să citești A lesson for meaningful productivity: You Need to Practice Being Your Future Self

Little Red Perfect Girl

Rays of sun glimps­­e through the curtains as two dark brown eyes are struggling not to open yet. „Wake up right now, Jo! It’s time to get up.” It’s too early. And she’s cold. Even in these early summer days when her mom, dad and little brother are already wandering around in shorts and T-shirts … Continuă să citești Little Red Perfect Girl

One small life lesson from nature

These days I received a lovely gift from friends: a DYI terrarium. Took me about 30 minutes to set it up and those were some mindful brain relaxing 30 minutes. This micro nature corner niw living in a bowl has taught me a small yet so powerful lesson: there is no perfect way to build … Continuă să citești One small life lesson from nature

Enlightened Easter in a challenging time

  In these challenging times of isolation, let us have an Easter that illuminates us with the gentleness of spring flowers, the vivid colors of the painted eggs and the wisdom of true blessings. În aceste vremuri nesigure și izolate, să avem un Paște care ne lumineze cu blândețea florilor de primăvară, culorile vii ale … Continuă să citești Enlightened Easter in a challenging time

The 5 levels of leadership explained: position, permission, results, people development and respect

They say one of the biggest challenges of leadership is to create change and facilitate growth, while knowing how to make the right choices: saying no to the good in order to say yes to the best, displaying emotions when it's the time and delaying them when they might be in the way of progress. … Continuă să citești The 5 levels of leadership explained: position, permission, results, people development and respect

Lessons from the tide: 4 steps towards finding your peace of mind

I just came back from my first weekend at the seaside, this year - during what seems to be the first year of my life when I'm really getting a grip on practicing the easier-said-than-done acts of mindufulness, peace of mind, focus on the present moment and active abandonment of overthinking and panic. Brought, mostly, … Continuă să citești Lessons from the tide: 4 steps towards finding your peace of mind

Brand Minds 2018: uniting world changers, with the powers of creativity, science, unbeatable work, leadership and generosity

The 5th edition of the Brand Minds conference - the biggest business confetence in Central & Eastern Europe, brought together an impressive lineup of speakers, sharing thier know-how, charisma, leadership and crestivity with around 3000 participants, in Bucharest, on the 11th of May, at the Palace Hall. Here's just a glimpse of this year’s astonishing … Continuă să citești Brand Minds 2018: uniting world changers, with the powers of creativity, science, unbeatable work, leadership and generosity

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from our actions & interactions.

The beginning of March, the beginning of Spring, thoughts of lovely weather, flowers blooming, fresh air and relaxing walks in the park, gratefulness and love for the flowers and spring seasonal gifts I received & offered at home & at work ("Martisor"). This is how my day seems to be, after a series of rather … Continuă să citești Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from our actions & interactions.

The Power of Now: an insightful guide towards being more present in our own life

The Power of Now is one of those rare books that makes you stop and reconsider the way you live your life, over and over, with every step towards living more meaningfully you take. Why? Because it’s practical and spiritual at the same time. You'll find different layers of meanings and varioua pieces of awareness … Continuă să citești The Power of Now: an insightful guide towards being more present in our own life