Posts by Gerdi Verwoert

Dare Greatly | Disconnect now

When you’re serious about doing things different in your over-stressed life

You probably have many things that can cause stress in your life. Expected to be available all the time may very well be one of them.

Dare Greatly | Go with someone

Why you should go with someone when you take your stress outside

Immersing yourself in nature, going into mountains is a great way reduce stress. I wrote about this in an earlier...

Dare Greatly | Take a break

When is it time for you to take a break?

Right! What kind of question is that? As if you don’t know when it’s time for you to take a...

Dare Greatly | Go outside

Why You Should Take Your Stress Outside

If you've been following me online anywhere (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, my website), it can't have escaped your notice that the outdoors are an important part of what I do. After all, the first thing I like to do when clients start to work with me is bring them into the mountains for 4 days.

Dare Greatly | Counting points

What you can learn from Weight Watchers’ points counting about reducing stress

About 16 years ago I was heavier than I had ever been: around 105 kg or about 231 lbs. Over the course of a couple of years I had slowly been gaining weight, but as I looked in the mirror one morning I decided it was enough!

Dare Greatly | Scary stories

The scary stories you tell yourself are part of why you don’t dare greatly

Isn’t it curious how good we are at dispensing advice to those around us and how hard it is for...

DGC | Stop

When you need to stop being too busy to take time out

“STOP! STOP telling me about how incredibly busy you are!” That’s what I often want to say to people who...

DGC | Heed the signs

Don’t let someone else decide when it’s time for you to stop

I waited too long until I pressed pause! Instead it was done for me! I guess the best way to...

DGC | Move with the mountain

Why you should overcome obstacles and not give up

​You know how you sometimes find yourself facing an obstacle, challenge that stands between you and your goals? It can...

DGC | Learn from mistakes

When you make a stupid mistake and fall flat on your face

Over-confidence is the downfall of many. In this case quite literally my own!

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