Breaking free from traumas

by Raymond Hoogesteger Self Improvement
As a child, I was approached by a group of young boys. One of them asked me what I thought of his shoes. Well, I said that I didn’t really like them. Then the most unexpected thing happened, he pulled a knife and asked me the same question. I can’t really remember well what I did then except that I bust through the group with my bicycle and I was able to escape from them without getting injured physically. I arrived ...
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What is life about?

by Raymond Hoogesteger Self Improvement
This is a question that has been unanswered for a long period of time. Luckily, I have found the answer for myself, however, I wouldn’t be surprised if my answer would change in a decade or so. How funny is that? I might have an answer now, but it might actually change. This is a question that changes the answer when we have gained more experience and changed our perspective. At first, I thought life was about making a success. Build ...
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Victim vs leader

by Raymond Hoogesteger Self Improvement
These two roles are very important to fully live. I think it’s best that you have been through the victim role so you can understand what that role really is. The role of the leader is even more important because that role will take you to where you want to go. First, let’s talk about the role of the victim. This role doesn’t really get you anywhere except for the pity potty. You don’t want to pity yourself your whole life ...
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Adapt your goals

by Raymond Hoogesteger Health and Fitness
There is a challenge I joined where I’m going to improve my health, business, and personal goals. The thing is that is was very clear for me where I wanted to go and I even made it clear for myself what steps I need to take in order to do this. For my health goals, I’ve challenged myself to run 5km barefoot in nature. This goal was done on the third day. I thought I had set the goal way to ...
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Love is not about giving and receiving.

by Raymond Hoogesteger Relationships
I used to be very confused when it came to love. When I felt the love in a relationship, I used to claim it all for myself. With claiming I mean that she should only give me the love and not to someone else. And I only gave her my love and not to someone else. Friends and family, they couldn’t get love anymore. It was all about us. Love is about giving and receiving. Well, that is what was taught ...
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