Videos & Blog

September 16, 2019

How to Move Forward When Planning Isn’t an Option

There might be times in your life, when planning your next career or life steps seems as realistic as planning an expedition to Mars.  Times, after a break-up, a burnout, after the loss of a job or a radical change in our lifestyle, when the only clarity you have, is […]
July 29, 2019
Summer Playlist

Your Life Designing Summer-Collection

Every summer I wind down, and shift from doing to being. And I shift from constant creative output to joyful creative input: Inspiring books, deep conversations, delicious food, quality time with my loved ones, and taking time for doing absolutely nothing! Holding space for new ideas to come and for […]
July 21, 2019
dream writing


Feel good and gain clarity In last week’s interview, Luiza Ferrao shared her experience with Life Designing. In case you missed it, you should definitely check it out here. During our conversation, Luiza mentioned one of the exercises which impacted her most: the dream-writing exercise! An exercise, which not only […]
July 15, 2019

Life Designing Conversations

This week, I met up with the Brazilian journalist Luiza Ferrão, to talk about her first-hand experience with Life Designing. Find out, why the rapidly changing professional landscape in communication and media brought her to Life Designing, why a career focused coaching approach didn’t brought her the desired results, and […]
July 8, 2019

The downside of pursuing your dreams (Video)

I don’t know about you, but for me it has happened more than once, that I experienced the downside of pursuing a dream….  This huge fear, consciously or unconsciously, to start working on this dream…and failing!!! Because then, the worst would happen. We’re left with nothing, not even a dream! This can be a […]
July 1, 2019
Out of the box solutions

Find your out of the box opportunities!

Maximizing life opportunities In my recent workshop, we had a very interesting discussion about how to find opportunities for our professional life, but also for our personal life and love life. Quite an interesting reflection, to think about how to maximize the encounter of great opportunities, no? Without wanting to […]
June 24, 2019

3 Tips to get more resources when you’re just starting out (Video)

Especially when starting out with a new business or venture, our lack of resources aka money is often our biggest obstacle. And the number one reason to get stuck or procrastinate. In this video I’m going to share with you these 3 tips, which helped me greatly, when I was […]
June 17, 2019

Learning how to love with Intention

Some weeks ago, I wrote a blog about Love Designing, and what Life Designing taught me for my relationship life. I was surprised, and happy, about the feedback and interest this blog created and the wish from my fellow Life Designers, to explore this topic more. So, just to be […]
June 10, 2019

Work Mantras – work wonders for my focus & productivity (Video)

Yes, I confess, I’m easily distracted at work. Especially since I started to work as an entrepreneur, there’re always 1000 things to think about, and even more things to do. So it takes some discipline and commitment, to remain focused and to dedicate my full attention to one task at a […]
June 2, 2019

Sneaking into different Lives – a Life Designer’s trait

All my life I’ve been a huge day dreamer. I’ve spent countless hours just sitting still and dreaming Hollywood-worthy versions of how my life could be. Day dreaming allows me to sneak into unlimited versions of my life, and especially when I travel, I love this little creative exercise. When […]
May 27, 2019

How to properly question your life (Video)

We all do it!Often several times a day, sometimes even several hours a day. Questioning your life is a good thing, and a very important step in Life Designing.And it helps you to gain clarity about your next steps forward. But only if it’s done right.If not, you’ll end up with a […]
May 19, 2019

Love Designing – what Life Designing taught me for my relationship life

Life Designing equals Love Designing For sure you’ve heard me say this many times before, Life Designing is not a career development tool! It’s so much more than this, and once you open up to this new lifestyle, you’ll see how over time all areas of your life start to […]
May 13, 2019

Join the Life Designing Competition – and win a Life Designing Session

Join the Life Designing Competition now and get the chance to win a 1×1 Life Designing Coaching Session with me. All you have to do is watch the short video for all information and send me an e-mail (subject line: competition)till May 19th, 2019, answering the following two questions: 1.) […]
May 6, 2019

My biggest discoveries in 3 years of Life Designing (Video)

There’re certain things I definitely expected from using the methodology of Life Designing. Facilitating career changes, for example. Other discoveries truly caught me by surprise and had a major impact how I now work with Life Designing and how I live as a Life Designer. Discovery #1 Life Designing is […]
April 29, 2019

Failing, the Life Designer’s way

We all have our very own definition of Failure, but the majority of us would define it as a negative, unpleasant, and unnecessary experience. In Life Designing however, we define failure differently. Failures, aka things that don’t work out as expected, are something indispensable, helpful, and supportive. How comes? How […]
April 15, 2019

Why changing your life circumstances is useless (Video)

Focusing on changing your life circumstances won’t bring sustainable change unless you also work on your life stories. In this video I share with how to get rid of limiting stories that would interfere with your future life design in a negative way. If we want to start designing our […]
April 7, 2019

Fulfilling your dreams is the easy part…

having them in the first place is the true challenge! I asked myself this many times, how comes that when I start a conversation around aspirations and dreams, some people immediately block or change the topic. Did it become politically incorrect to talk about ones dreams? To ask about someones […]
April 1, 2019

Unfollow, if you want to succeed (Video)

Whenever you want to drive change in your life, then put your Social Media Entourage under scrutiny. It might be them, holding you back from succeeding. In this video I share with you some thoughts around the use of Social Media when going through changes or periods of uncertainty. In […]
March 25, 2019

Why you’ll fail to Self-Motivate…

…and what to do instead. Most of us think that self-motivation is all about willpower. And having the strength to overcome resistance and procrastination. Those of you, including myself, who already tried to force motivation, know how draining and exhausting this can be. And to be quite honest with you, […]
March 18, 2019

3 Things I wish I’d known before becoming a First-Time Entrepreneur (Video)

3 years ago, I headed into my business venture pretty naive, unprepared and with a quite “romantic” perspective of an entrepreneur’s life. Had this been to my disadvantage?I don’t believe so.It helped me to look for out-of-the-box answers and solutions and to rely more on my soft skills, my strengths, […]
March 10, 2019

Prototyping – test drive your future life

Prototype your future We as Life Designer’s know, that we can only gain clarity through real life feedback. And we as Life Designers also know, that we need to get out of our head and into action as fast as possible in order to stay in the flow of the […]
March 4, 2019

How to divorce your Job (Video)

“Consciously uncoupling” your professional life A job is like a relationship. We create bonds and expectations, we experience disappointments and learnings.  And we grow. We grow together, and sometimes we grow apart. And cutting our professional ties and moving on needs a certain “code of conduct”. To make it an amicable separation that […]
February 25, 2019

From Changemaker to Changemaster

Becoming a Changemaker 5 years back I opened a completely new chapter in my life. If I’d had to name it, then “From Corporate to Calling” would probably describe it best. What a venture. Years of exploring, travelling, experimenting, and learning. And years of searching. Searching for ways how I […]
February 18, 2019

Life Designing Reality Check (Video)

Any personal development or self-help tool is only as good as it’s applicability to our daily lives.And any new and promising method, whether it’s a new diet or a new life hack, will only serve you if you really use it. The same goes for Life Designing.If you can’t apply it to your […]
February 11, 2019

Life Dilemmas – Your Fast and Easy Exit Strategy (Video)

Life Dilemmas Is there a topic in your life that keeps spinning in your mind?A question you try to solve desperately?And instead of solving this issue, more and more questions make their appearance? Shall I become an entrepreneur? How should I do it? What if I fail?Shall I make this move? But […]