Past and present, personal, spiritual and professional activities and interests.
Member as of 2018 of network Happy Planet Professionals: socially conscious independent professionals who want to contribute to a better world in every way, but especially in business. About 1,5-2 years on the board.
We hold yearly reviews to ensure we walk our talk.
In the reviews we work with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Several members are now incorporating working with the Inner Development Goals.
In 2013, I encountered the Jungian psychological model of the Innerlijke Familie (inner family).
Subsequently I was trained to work with it in one-on-one coaching and for teams. Every year I take classes to enhance my ability to use it.
“As people, as a team and as an organization, you possess a number of types of intelligence: the ability to gather, process and convert information into results.”
The four intelligence types: our social-emotional, cognitive-intellectual, physical-intuitive and creative intelligence.
Quote from founder Arienne Klijn.
We left base camp with one knife, one 1-liter Billycan and several artificial & homemade fishing lines.
We returned three kilos lighter having lived the experience of a lifetime and with a big smile on our face!
As of 2020, member of the Werkvereniging. Association committed to fundamentally reforming the existing labor market and social system by uniting Modern Workers.
Aimed at creating a social system in which securities are linked to people rather than to their formal relationship to the labor market.
Its main principle is that when you have to make decisions, you are best of when you incorporate the wisdom of the minority that may not agree with the majority viewpoint: “maximizing the wisdom of the group”.
Another strong point is that “by not avoiding differences and opposing opinions and instead involving them, the undercurrent in groups becomes visible and manageable.”
Quotes from Human Dimensions.
Starting off in 2018, I first rented a veggie garden with two friends. As of 2020, I’ve been renting my own plot of 100m2.
It was hugely neglected as you can see. Right now it is a source of green fun, inspiration and, homegrown veggies!
Learning by doing and a great way to let go of any perfectionist tendencies!
Land van Ons or Land of Ours in English, is a citizens’ cooperative where joint ownership brings about change.
In 10 years’ time they want to contribute to a new ecological structure of 15% of Dutch farmland aka 300.000 acres. Together with the farmers on the various lands, the fields and pastures and managed sustainably. I’m a member and donate yearly.
Part of a 2018-2020 assignment in which I laid the foundations for the POB Sustainable Foundation which informs, stimulates and facilitates companies and institutions in Baarn to become more sustainable.