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Deeper Insights offered by the Heart

Deeper Insights offered by the Heart

The qualities of our heart are incredible. When we visit a physician and we get an electric cardiogram taken (ECG), the doctor is measuring an electrical signal produced by our beating heart. The heart is the strongest source of electricity in our bodies. It produces...

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Order a Different Energy

Order a Different Energy

From working with veterans who are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), I’ve become even more fascinated with the relationship between human emotions and our physiology. It’s amazing to witness how events that once deeply impacted us on an emotional...

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The Magic of Creating

The Magic of Creating

Since I was a child, I have always loved creating new experiences. And I still do. It’s an expression of my curiosity and it brings out the aliveness in me, something that we’re all born with and long for, in one way or the other. When I was about 5 years old, I was...

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Our Purpose – The Magic lies in Simplicity

Our Purpose – The Magic lies in Simplicity

It's not the first time that you see me write about our purpose and about simplicity. Not so long ago I wrote this blog post about keeping things simple in our lives because I have learned that the more intelligent approach or philosophy we are trying to embrace, the...

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The Little Blue Breathing Book

The Little Blue Breathing Book

"A breathing book? What's that all about?"  I know, it might sound a bit out there. But it isn't and I will soon tell you why. I wasn't ready But first this. While I was working on this ebook, I couldn’t help but smile. I used to work for a large financial corporation...

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Want to be Real and feel Fulfilled? Keep it Simple !

Want to be Real and feel Fulfilled? Keep it Simple !

Back in 2013, I had a delightful and inspiring conversation with the world renowned, spiritual teacher Mooji. At some point in the conversation we were talking about “the truth” and as softly spoken as Mooji is, he told me: “Dirk… the truth is simple, but the seeker...

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Tell Me Something Good

Tell Me Something Good

A local radio show host asked his listeners this week: “Tell me something good.” He talked about all the misery and violence that’s going on throughout the world, and how it affected his outlook on life so much. So he asked his listeners to phone in and share...

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The 7 Principles of Happy Living

The 7 Principles of Happy Living

Why are so many people looking for the ultimate happiness? Why is this so important to us? Is it because we lack happiness in our lives or is it because we are always seeking for more? I’m sure that we don’t think that happy living is obtained by doing extraordinary...

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Mind and Heart in Harmony

Mind and Heart in Harmony

It has already been a few weeks ago that I organized a beautiful weekend retreat, together with Baptist de Pape, filmmaker and author of The Power of the Heart. We all celebrated the principle of Manifesting from the Heart. What I noticed during these days, is that...

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How to reconnect with Yourself – Become like a Flower

How to reconnect with Yourself – Become like a Flower

When I found myself at the lowest place in my life, I experienced that connecting with a ‘higher intelligence’ gave my all the insights that I was longing for, and the light came back on again. This intelligent energy can be found in the heart. The last couple of...

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The Reverse Bucket List

The Reverse Bucket List

After a busy week of hosting beautiful events and personal coaching here in the Okanagan Valley, I can only be in awe about how these events fill me with gratitude. And this is only the beginning… I meet people all the time. They’re busy living their lives. Managing...

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Stress – Some Interesting Facts

Stress – Some Interesting Facts

Stress Understanding the mechanics of stress gives you the advantage of being more aware of and sensitive to your own level of stress and knowing when and how to take proactive steps. This increased awareness also helps you to better care for your family, friends and...

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