Posts by Gerdi Verwoert

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!

DGC | Catch the values in your dreams

Don’t panic! It never was about the dreams you had for your life!

Do you remember the dreams you had for your life when you were younger?

DGC | Safely hike mountains

How to safely hike mountains

So often people are surprised to learn I regularly go into the mountains by myself. It’s what I do when...

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...

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