To visit the doctor can be a struggle, not because it’s hard but because it’s usually very unsatisfying. The main reason for this is that you only visit the doctor when something is wrong. Furthermore, the consultations at a general practitioners` office are usually short and with little empathy. As soon as you are done with this short visit, more often than not you leave with a prescription for medication. Regardless of the situation though, there are ways you can take the matter into your own hands. By keeping certain things in mind you can make sure that you get…


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A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.

Mahatma Gandhi

With it’s many aspects culture might seems like an upon itself standing phenomenon. It is not what it looks like though. Culture would not exist without our collective belief. To grow up in a certain place you become part of a culture, not because you chose this, but because everybody in your environment is living this way. If you want it or not, your life is interconnected with this creation.

Another way to look at it, is to imagine you are a mirror and…


The question was, in between the mountains in the south of Brazil, what the hell happened on 9/11 in New York? A variety of stories went around right after the tragedy went down. In the years after, mainstream scientists and so called conspiracy theorists fought a fierce war over the truth. Regardless of why things happened, there are certain things that every person can see for himself, however the mainstream story deviates from this. Nevertheless, 9/11 isn’t the only case of questionable truths. Also, when you investigate different diets, what you experienced last weekend, and your own perception of yourself…

Joël Broersma

I help people feel and perform better.

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