Posts by Gerdi Verwoert

DGC | Disconnect to connect

You first have to disconnect when you want to connect!

Did you know you can swim up a mountain? At least that's what it felt like I was doing as I hiked up a mountain with one other guide, 4 teachers / supervisors and 40 teenagers aged 14-16.

DGC | Slow down

Want to hear yourself think? Then slow down!

When I bring people into the mountains for a hiking adventure on which strive to relax and in a way find some peace of mind, many have a hard time slowing down.

DGC | Immerse yourself in nature

Think you need to be like Bear Grylls to experience nature? Think again!

You don’t have to be Bear Grylls to immerse yourself in mountains. Or in any other part of Nature for...

DGC | It's okay to be different

People who call you weird are not only rude, but also wrong

When I was in school to my classmates I was the weird kid. I was not like everyone else. I was different. I was stubbornly myself, doing my own thing and not really knowing how to adapt and be more like my classmates.

Dare Greatly Coaching | Gerdi

I had no answer to the question people ask me most until I had this sudden insight

Since moving to Austria from the Netherlands people have asked me what my reason for doing so was. I’ve always...

Dare Greatly Coaching | Fear of the unknown

You don’t have to let fear of the unknown stop you from blazing your own trail

For years my default behaviour when confronted with a difficult choice has been to go for the comfortable and secure route. To not cross the bridge that would lead me to more adventurous but less comfortable and secure trails.

Is Your Heart Burned Out? This Is How I Rekindled My Fire!

For the longest time I held on tight to my accomplishments, to my career, to things I had acquired along...

Dare Greatly Coaching | Learn how to fly

3 Things you can learn too when you come to the edge of all you know

After years of working very hard and long my body and mind had finally given up on me and told me in no uncertain terms they couldn't go on the way I had been working them.

Dare Greatly Coaching | Letting go

How to start blazing your own trail despite being afraid

I was unhappy in my project management & consultancy job. But I was afraid to let go, because I knew what I had - steady income, a house, status, a car, a pretty big pay check, a pension fund,... What would I be in for if I let go of all that and stepped into an uncertain future? I was afraid and I was stuck!

Dare Greatly Coaching | Become comfortable with uncertainty

To blaze your own trail you have to stop being uncomfortable with uncertainty

For years I was uncomfortable with certainty. I had the certainty of a house, a car, a steady & comfortable...

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