When going over the calendar for the month of September you will see that on September 8th, we celebrate World Literacy Day which was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1966. Diving deeper into this topic you will find statistics showing that while in 1820 just 15% of the world's population was literate, today - around 200 years later - it is the other way around, just 15% of the world's population is illiterate, an improvement of more than 70%. To many of us, being able to read and write is one of the most habitual and unconscious things we do and experience
We all have it, that internal chatter which is consciously and unconsciously commenting on what we do, valuing and judging whatever it is we have done, and what there is still to be done. That voice gives us instructions as well as feedback and generally accompanies us through life just as a narrator guides you through a story.
Luckily not… understand the difference between both concepts to set yourself up for success! It's kind of cliche to talk about habits and routines with the start of the new year right? Everybody knows by now that January is typically the time to set new year's resolutions, just so that we can abandon them again one month later… if we even make it that far. We think about sticking to a better diet, going to the gym, being kinder to our partners, and maybe calling dear mum more often. But somehow really keeping up those resolutions and building strong habits
The most obvious change in autumn is visible in nature. The wind is picking up, the days become shorter, and most importantly, the colors are changing. The lush greens of the summer are making room for a more earthy palette of oranges, reds and yellows. When strolling through forests, the leaves on the ground make that distinctive autumn sound. Knowing that a hot chocolate is waiting when coming home, the cosy vibes are complete. The transformation of nature however, is not the only transition we are experiencing. This season invites us all to generally embrace the energy of change, of letting
In our modern-day society, success seems to be measured by what we have done, created or accumulated. As a result, many of us chase career titles, social status or money. Influenced by others around us, and often by the media, we tend to believe that success can be found in material possessions, status, and a life filled with luxury—surrounded by our materialistic culture. We relate this definition of success to happiness and yet, accumulating those things does not make us happier. On the other hand, when we don't achieve those things, our life is not considered a success—judged from the