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An afternoon with Paul van der Velde

Paul van der Velde introduces some of his collegues into his world. I feel a lot of respect for him.

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Looking for a new career by working out!

I am looking for a new career. I will start by doing sports.

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For Ron Murdock, my warm and gentle teacher

My teacher Ron Murdock has passed, but I will never forget his warmth.

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My fear of being me

Why is it so hard for me to live up to my dreams? Because I care too much about other people's opinions!

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It is fun to learn

It is fun to learn new things. When feeling frustrated, it is up to the teacher to encourage you!

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Backpain

I have a backpain because I vacuum cleaned my house. That is only because I was so eager to get the job done!

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Practising mindfulness

Whenever I pursue a goal, I tense up and feel stressed. Mindfulness helps me to release my stress.

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Teaching without correcting

Teaching does not mean correcting mistakes. Coordination improves if I say less!

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Strength training

Is strenght training necessary to be strong? How do these women carry the weights on their heads, it looks so easy!

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Feeling guilty

Is it selfish to fulfill my own needs? Does that mean that I do not care about other people's needs?

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I must!

When I act out of obligation, I feel frustrated and the results are poor. That is why I only do things that I want to do!

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Do nothing

I have just found out the importance of not doing anything. Doing nothing feels great and allows me to be a nicer person.

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Acceptance

Sometimes you cannot influence a situation, but you can always choose how to deal with it!

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Self confidence

Self-confidence is natural when you are a baby. But what happens when you grow older?

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How to put soul into an activity

What is the difference between a good and an excellent performance? Enthusiasm makes all the difference.

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Life is what you make of it

When I worked as a physical therapist, I met this beautiful young woman.

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Enjoying yourself

Imaging yourself strolling through the park. Do you hear the birds sing? Do you feel the wind blow?

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Balancing body and mind

In the 1970s Timothy Gallwey worked as a tennis instructor.

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My reason to blog

In September 2015 I ended my career as a physical therapist. I had been in a private practice for 15 years.

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Be good to your body
- Louise Hay