Slow Hobbit Mornings – Why You Need Them

What can Hobbits teach us about the best way to start a new day? In this episode of The Walk, I talk about my rediscovery of ‘slow mornings’ to boost creativity, balance and even productivity.

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The Pitfalls of Lent

In this episode of the Walk, I talk about what to watch out for at the start of Lent. There are many different goals people set for themselves at the start of their lenten journey, but there are some potential pitfalls that you may want to avoid…

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The Upside of Falling Short

After a couple of restful and energizing weeks, I suddenly hit a wall and had almost no energy for days. In this episode of The Walk, I share with you how I deal with falling short and how God may want to teach me something positive in moments like these.

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What The Magi Can Teach Us About Letting Go

Did you know that the familiar story of the visit of the Magi contains an important lesson about how to deal with big changes in your life? I’ll talk about it in this episode of The Walk.

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Journaling Tips For The New Year

One of the best tools I discovered last year to structure my thoughts, plans and ideas was the Bullet Journal Method by Ryder Carroll. During this first walk of the new year, I share with you some tips on how I hope to make journaling even more useful!

Links:

The Bullet Journal Method – by Ryder Carroll (affiliate link)

The Yazio app (alternative to MyFitnessPal)

Why I Need Christmas More Than Ever

In this episode of the Walk, I share how Christmas taught me one of the most important lessons in life. One I needed to hear more than ever at the end of this challenging year.

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Input, Output and ‘Noput’

We often measure our life in economic terms of consumption and production. But we forget that besides input and output, we also need ‘noput’: time to process, to think and to rest. I explain how this insight helps me to seek new balance.

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When The Church Disappoints You

In this episode of the Walk, I reflect upon a discussion in our Patreon Discord community (get access here) about what to do when you feel disappointed by what some people in the church say, do or don’t do. I tell some personal stories and share what has helped me in situations like that.

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Why Am I Here?

When things in life suddenly change and things turn upside down, the best question you can ask yourself is: why am I here? I share how this question pops up again after the unexpected news that Fr. Henri is moving to another parish.

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Dysfunctional Parent Modes

In this episode of The Walk, I discuss how some of our dysfunctional internalized behavior or self-talk can stem from what psychologists call ‘dysfunctional parent modes’. Not only can this impact our day-to-day life, but also our relationship with God.

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Surround Yourself With Positive People

In this episode I share with you what happens when you surround yourself with toxic people vs positive people and why it is important to be selective when it comes to who you include in your life (or in your social media feeds).

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I Switched To Cold Showers – Here’s What Happened

For two weeks now, I have been taking ice-cold showers in the morning. In this episode of The Walk, I share which effects I experienced!

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Energy Leaks – What To Do About Them

In this episode of the Walk, I share with you my quest to track down energy leaks in my house and in my personal life. How can I save on energy and redirect it to where it makes a difference?

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How Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal Method Helps Me

In this episode of the Walk I share with you how Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal Method helps me to discern which goals to pursue and how to realize those goals step by step.

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Course Correction

Sometimes when you try out new things, you realize that it didn’t turn out the way you hoped or expected. Do you continue trying or is it time for a course correction? I share my recent experiences.

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Too Tired For Anything? This Podcast Is For You

Are you struggling with fatigue or brain fog? This is what you should know. Let me know in the comments if you can relate to this and share if it helped you!

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The Spheres of Control

Does it stress you out when you feel you don’t have control over what happens in your life? Let’s go for a walk and talk about it! Let me know in the comments if you can relate to this and share if it helped you!

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How can you improve your work-life balance?

How can you protect a good work-life balance? Join me for a walk and letโ€™s talk about it. Let me know in the comments if you can relate to this and share if it helped you!

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The Dangers of Perfectionism – How to Heal

Do you struggle with perfectionism? Does it stop you from finishing your work in time, or does it cause you to procrastinate? In this episode of The Walk, I share with you my life-long struggle with perfectionism, and what helps me to heal from the underlying anxiety.

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How To Stop Hoarding Food

In this video I share with you one of my bad habits: hoarding food, and buying more than I need just because things are on sale. How can I stop hoarding food and other things?

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How to travel with a CARRY ON ONLY… and WHY!

I share with you my tips on how to travel with a carry on bag only, and why I always travel light like that. There is more to it than just minimalist packing or less trouble during security check. Mastering the art of traveling light also has spiritual benefits!

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Paper books or ebooks? Why I got rid of almost all my books!

Join me on my first enhanced episode of my show The Walk! For years, The Walk was available as an audio-only program that you could listen to as a podcast. But starting this month, I am adding video to the experience so you can actually see where I’m walking!

In this episode, I share with you my thoughts on the question: paper books or ebooks? I tell you why I have done away with 95% of my books, and how that decision impacted me. In addition, at one point during my walk, I stumble upon a surprising creature in the woods!

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My public speaking tips

During my walk today in the forest, I share some public speaking tips.

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What good is it to gain the whole world

During my walk today, recorded in Burgers’ Zoo in Arnhem, I share my thoughts on focusing on quality instead of quantity.

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Everything is neutral

During my walk today, I share how a phrase I heard on a podcast challenges me to think differently.

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The Power of Storytelling

During my walk today, I talk about the power of storytelling.

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Walking in Rome (part 4): The art of being in the moment

During my walk today, I talk about the art of being in the moment.

 

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Walking in Rome (part 3): Opening up to others

During my walk today, I talk about letting go of imaginary judgment.

 

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Walking in Rome (part 2): What is my legacy?

During my walk today, I talk about my legacy. What is the difference between my life goals as a student in Rome versus my current goals.

 

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Walking in Rome (part 1): How not to evangelize

During my walk today, I talk about how not to evangelize. Does God judge or does He heal?

 

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What I learned from Star Wars (part 2)

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Star Wars.

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What I learned from Star Wars (part 1)

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Star Wars.

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What I learned from Saint Titus Brandsma

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Saint Titus Brandsma.

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Get It Done Now! What I learned from Brian Tracey

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from Brian Tracey, the author of Get It Done Now!

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What I learned from my TikTok followers

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share what I learned from my TikTok followers.

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Just show up

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I tell you how to get better in anything you’d like to undertake or to accomplish by just showing up.

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The core of my vocation

In this episode of the Walk, I share a bit of the process of finding out which kind of priest God wants me to be.

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Living a frugal life

In this episode of The Walk I share how I’m dealing with the massive inflation and with the increased prices due to the war in Ukraine.

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A year of change

On my 54th birthday I look back at what I’ve learned and discovered during the year in which almost everything changed.

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It’s a jungle out here!

In this week’s episode of the Walk, we explore the South American jungle and I take you under water as we come face to face with sharks. And I’m not talking metaphors here!

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It’s time for an adventure

In this episode of The Walk, I evaluate the past three months, and I share with you some ideas about how I want to approach documentary making as well as community building in the second quarter of this year.

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Helping realize someone else’s dream

In this episode of the Walk, I share with you some stories of the time I was in Ethiopia and how it changed my perspective on one of the important pillars of Lent: Almsgiving.

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The weight of time

On this walk, I talk about how time management is only part of the puzzle when it comes to work-life balance. It is just as important to focus on energy management. In this podcast, I explain what I mean by that.

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Stuff to part with

Now that we are starting Lent, let me talk about fasting and about the various ways in which you can do this. In my case, it involves finally getting rid of a couple of big boxes. Iโ€™ll share with you why that is so difficult.

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Who cares what other people think of me?

How I overcame the fear of being judged.

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The power of storytelling

During today’s walk, I share with you what I learned from the book “The Storyteller’s Secret” by Carmine Gallo.

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The Rabbit and the Rifle

In this episode of the Walk, I share what the book ‘Profit First’ has taught me about Time Management.

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External and Internal Boundaries

I often talk about the need to protect your boundaries from exterior assaults, but why do we keep sabotaging ourselves by ignoring our inner boundaries? We work too hard, we ignore our own rules and needs (healthy behavior, margin, sleep). Why is that?

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Think Again

During this walk, I share with you what I learned from the book ‘Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know’ by Adam Grant. (Affiliate link to the US Kindle Store)

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Do you Live to Work or Work to Live?

In this episode of The Walk, I share my thoughts on finding balance in the new year. Do I live to work, or do I work to live?

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Overcoming Perfectionism Paralysis

In this episode of The Walk I share with you how I am trying to overcome one of the biggest hurdles in my creative life: perfection paralysis, aka the fear to fail.

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Where do you see yourself in one year?

In this episode I get ready for the new year not by making new year’s resolutions, but by answering the question where I see myself in one year from now. I share a number of new year’s affirmations that express my resolve to get there!

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Happy New Year!

Since I recorded this episode during a walk just before and after midnight on New Year’s Eve, this is both the last podcast of 2021 and the first one of 2022! I look back on the year behind me, and ahead to the year to come. Happy New Year!

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Frogs for Christmas

How can you avoid the stress that comes with the big rush of activities and last-minute work leading up to Christmas? In this episode of the Walk I share what has helped me find calm and purpose in these final weeks of the year. It involves frogs. Including some big ones!

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Rewiring my brain

In this episode of The Walk, I share what I learned from reading a couple of books on neurobiology. After all these years, I feel that I’m finally starting to understand how my brain works!

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Looking For The Perfect Sunday

In this episode of The Walk, I share how hard it is to choose between the many things you can do on a Sunday (or on any other given day). Which leads me to reflect upon the relationship between goals and aspirations on the one hand, and time plus resources on the other hand. How can you discern what is the best use of your time?

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What I Learned From The Compound Effect

In this episode of The Walk, I talk about recent developments regarding my work and I share what I learned from ‘The Compound Effect’ by Darren Hardy.

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I feel good!

In this episode of ‘The Walk’, I share my experiences during the Marathon of Rotterdam and I reflect on some choices I have to make.

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Home Sweet Home!

I finally moved into my new home! In this episode of The Walk, I give you on update on what I’ve been doing since we last talked.

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Multitasking is a Myth

In this episode I share my thoughts on the book ‘The Myth of Multitasking: How โ€œDoing It Allโ€ Gets Nothing Done’ by Dave Crenshaw.

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The Importance of Self-Care

In this episode of the Walk, I talk about the importance of self-care. It is sometimes misunderstood as individualistic or even misinterpreted as selfish behavior. I give you some examples from my own life to illustrate why self-care it is not just a virtue, but even an obligation and a commandment. I hope this episode gives you some ammunition to combat your negative inner voice!

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My Floating Tire

In this episode I share how I keep myself afloat when I feel like I’m drowning.

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Tiny Habits

In this episode of The Walk, I share with you how tiny habits have helped me to make good progress in a number of important areas of my life.

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Feeding Bears

In this episode I tell you what I learned while feeding a couple of hungry bears.

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Give me a break

In this episode I share with you some discoveries I made about myself while filming at a monastery last week. What I need most: a break!

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How to get out of a rut

During this summer evening walk I share how I got out of a rut and became productive and creative again. I also talk about Ikigai, frogs, cats and cooking.

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Just the way you are

In this episode of The Walk, I talk about the side-effects I recently experienced after my vaccination. I also share an important insight I gathered from editing the Camino series and I give you an update on my current situation.
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Room for Muppets

In this episode of The Walk I share how a spreadsheet helped me make room for Muppetsโ€ฆ

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Lessons from the Camino

As I am editing a TV documentary about the Camino, I am thinking back about the important lessons I learned along the way. Have these discoveries had a lasting impact, or have I forgotten about them? Which lessons from the Camino should I apply to my life as it is today?

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Love your neighbor as yourself

In this episode I give you an update on the renovation of my new home and I talk about Jesus’ commandment to love your neighbor as yourself.

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Arthuro the Cat

In this episode I tell you what I have in common with Arthuro, the rectory cat.

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The gift of your time

In this episode I share my first experiences during my temporary stay at the rectory of Wageningen. How can I find a new balance and a new work/life/prayer rhythm? It’s all about who I grant the gift of my time.

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An Easter Walk in Wageningen

I take you on an Easter walk as I explore my new surroundings in the city of Wageningen where I’m staying at Fr. Henri’s rectory until I can move in to my new home!

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Things are getting real

Moving Day is rapidly approaching. In this episode of The Walk, I’ll tell you where I’m going!

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Today…

If you could give yourself one piece of advice today, what would it be? I share what I told myself this morning in this new episode of my podcast ‘The Walk’.

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Speed boats and oil tankers

In this episode I share my thoughts on patience and providence when life changes faster than you can handle.

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The Road Outside Your Door

Remember what Bilbo used to say: โ€œItโ€™s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you donโ€™t keep your feet, thereโ€™s no knowing where you might be swept off to.โ€ In this episode, I share my thoughts on what to do when you experience “whiplash” from sudden changes in your life.

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Happy Trees

In this episode I share with you how much reducing the number of projects and adhering to a more balanced work schedule has improved my health.

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Things I’ve learned in post-Covid therapy

In this episode I share how much I’ve learned from therapy during my recovery over the past few months. I talk about the leap forward I intend to make this year and about a miserable day that still ended well thanks to journaling.

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The Fig Tree

In this episode I talk about my trip through China, about the differences between how I experienced Sundays last year compared to this year and I share some thoughts on the parable of the barren fig tree.

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Never enough?

During an evening winter walk, I wonder why we sometimes pile too much on our plate and worry that what we do is never enough.

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What journaling taught me (so far)

In this episode, I talk about my experiences with journaling (using DayOne) in the first week of the new year.

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Looking for Wisdom in the New Year

In this episode of The Walk, I share the first fruits of journaling with the DayOne app: a new way to plan my week and a better balance between work and recovery during the day.

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Bringers of Light

During a Christmas walk I tell you how my journey this year shares a number of aspects with the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. Now that we celebrate how the birth of Jesus brought light into the darkness, I think of the people that enlightened my life during this challenging year. Merry Christmas!

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Breaking Bad?

In this episode I share with you the measures I’m taking to make room for my recovery in the upcoming weeks. I also talk about the process of soul-searching that I have been going through for the last few months and I share with you what I’ve learned from a couple of big questions I have been asking myself. And I will tell you about the one thing I have in common with Walter White from Breaking Bad.

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The Pyramid

Because I continue to suffer from long-term consequences of Covid-19, my doctor has prescribed physical therapy to help with post-Covid recovery. But in order to properly heal, I need to make some drastic lifestyle changes and reorder my priorities. In this episode of The Walk, I discuss the consequences.

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The Question Behind the Question

I recently experienced a number of setbacks that made me feel terrible. I kept asking myself why things were the way they were, when people would change, who to blame for what I experienced. And then I discovered a book that made me realize that I was asking the wrong questions.

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This year was awesome. No, really!

Recovering from Covid-19 is a strange, unpredictable experience. I give you an update on the process and I share what an awesome year this has been for me personally *despite* the Corona crisis.

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Self-care

The enduring pandemic takes a toll on our mental and spiritual well-being. I share how the lingering effects of my Covid-19 infection teach me to take better care of myself.

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Thankful

Despite the ups and downs during this third week of Covid-19, there are small and big things to be thankful for. I share them in this episode.

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Two Weeks of Covid-19

In this episode, I talk about my experiences during the two weeks that I’ve been sick with Covid-19.

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Why I’m wearing a mask

In this episode, I explain why I’m currently wearing a mask at all times when I’m outside. I also explain the workflow I developed to reduce the amount of work I have to invest in my video productions.

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Living the Hobbit life and other dreams

If anything was possible, what would your dream-life look like? In this episode, I challenge you to dream big and to take steps to realize your dreams.

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Self-limiting doubts vs. unlimited potential

I share some very personal experiences of self-limiting behavior that I was able to overcome.

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The art of communal discernment

In this episode I share what Pope Francis taught me on discerning the future.

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Goals without limits

In this episode I talk about some more recent insights when it comes to the power of goalsetting, tricks to switch from one mental state to another and the need to tweak strategies instead of lowering your expectations or abandoning your goals.

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Me and the environment

In this episode I share some thoughts on reducing my carbon footprint and share my struggles in some areas to live a more environment-friendly lifestyle.

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Pain, pleasure and beliefs

In this episode I share what I’ve learned about how pain, pleasure and beliefs have a massive impact on the choices I make. Some associations we form between pain, pleasure and our actions can lead to beliefs that paralyse us and can rob us from our dreams, but there are ways to fix that.

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Why I’m a happy priest despite disappointments

I’ve encountered and sometimes shared some of my frustrations, worries and disappointments I experienced as a priest. And yet, deep down inside, I am profoundly happy with my vocation and with the choices I have made to follow it. In this episode, I share with you what helps me to stay a happy priest despite the shortcomings of myself and of the church that I’m a part of.

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Work, values and changing your mental state

I share what I’ve learned about the importance to base my work-related choices on your most important values, and how simple recipes can help me get into a more productive, positive mental state.

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My ‘Tetris moment’

In this episode I share with you an important ‘Tetris’ moment in my life this week.

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What got me here won’t get me there

As I’m making some big changes to my living and working quarters during these summer weeks, I’m also challenged to make some changes to the way I work and to the things I do.

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I got tested for COVID-19

After suffering from a sore throat, coughing fits and congestion for several days, I decided to get myself tested for COVID-19…

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The Vase and the Stones

What a parable taught me about time-management…

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Donโ€™t be afraid to break things to start something new

In this episode, Fr. Roderick talks about the consequences of starting something new: sometimes you have to break the old to make room for growth and renewal.

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Rainy Day Ideas!

Why these are not just times of trouble, but also times of grace and of creativity. Fr. Roderick shares a whole bunch of ideas at the start of a rainy day in June.

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Be driven by vision not by requests

In this episode of the Walk, Fr. Roderick shares some thoughts about the importance of having a vision of where you want to go instead of letting yourself be driven by other people’s requests.

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Why you should always protect your boundaries

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That’s not how the Force works!

Some thoughts on discernment in times of change and upheaval.

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Flattening the Corona Stress Curve

In this episode, I talk about the spiking workload I’ve been experiencing lately. Like many others, dealing with the constantly changing situation because of the Corona crisis causes quite a bit of extra stress. How can we flatten the curve and find new balance? It all comes down to one thingโ€ฆ

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What I learned about leadership

Because of rapid and radical changes in various areas of my work caused by the Coronacrisis, I had to step in and take the lead on a number of projects. Here is what I learned.

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It’s all grace

I’m taking a walk with a giraffe and share my thoughts on how God can change difficult times into times of grace.

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Rediscovering the sound of silence

While walking through the unusually quiet countryside on a sunny day, I share my experiences during this Holy Week in Corona times.

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The need for structure

During a nice Springtime walk, I reflect on the need to bring new structure to our lives after a couple of hectic weeks during which we all had to adapt to the new situation in the world.

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How to connect in times of social distancing?

Social distancing is starting to weigh heavily on all of us now that many of us have been stuck at home for several weeks. I share some thoughts on how I try to reach out to the people I know.

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Slow down, you go too fast

Tips on how to deal with the new situation caused by the Corona virus.

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Renewal

In this episode I share my struggle to get in shape for the Rotterdam Marathon and I talk about the parish renewal I witnessed when I visited a neighboring Catholic community.

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Lent, soup and Covid-19

The Corona virus has reached the Netherlands, and it has immediate consequences for the way we celebrate Mass.

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STOP what you’re doing (sometimes)

In this episode, I share the fruits of a discernment process about why it is sometimes good to continue what I have been doing for a long time, why sometimes it is important to change course and why in some cases, it is paramount to STOP doing what I was doing until now.

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Workism

In this episode of The Walk, I talk about the problem of ‘Workism’: equating your life with the work you do.

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My ‘Online Parish’

I explain how the recent growth of my ‘online parish’ helped me discover new ways to guide people on their journey through life.

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The Best Stories Are Personal Stories

I tell you how I’m reworking 7 year old footage from Australia and New Zealand into a series of documentaries that should feel like they’ve been filmed recently. The secret to an engaging production is not its technical quality, but the personal angle of the story!

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My father has dementia – This is what he teaches me

On the second day of Christmas, we all went to celebrate Christmas with my father, who is in a care center and has vascular dementia.

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What I’ve learned from successful media producers

In this episode of The Walk, Fr. Roderick shares what he has learned about community, audience growth and engagement during the last couple of weeks.

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What to focus on next year?

In this episode I share some tentative plans for the next year based on some recent experiences. It’s better to do one thing well than ten things poorly.

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The challenges of being a leader

In this episode, Fr. Roderick shares his learning process in becoming a better leader through firm decisions and clear communication.

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