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Suyin’s Friday Thoughts

Every Friday before diving into the weekend I share my thoughts in my weekly blog. Things that touched me, stuff I learned, people I met, challenges I faced, opportunities I see, dreams I try to put in words.

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When the train leaves

I remember the feeling I had when I took the train in Geneva to go to Lausanne. I was very young and on my way to audition for Béjart Ballet Lausanne. Doing this was a dream come true. Proud of myself I had the guts: I was really going to meet this great choreographer and […]

Jun 11 2021
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Decisions

Last month was one of many important decisions both for me as for the daughters. After taking the decisions to take a dog in April, some other important ones were taken for the future. Next step now is to act on the decisions. What I also find important is that after a while, a predetermined […]

Jun 4 2021
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People we meet

I was reading an interesting article about emotionally dangerous people. People with a toxic behavior towards others. I think we all meet them in our lives unfortunately, but the danger is when you do not notice. Or sometimes you do notice and you try to talk with them openly about the way they deal with […]

May 28 2021
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Visualization

Sometimes I think about the power of visualization. Until now I have the feeling that I was able to make decisions whenever an opportunity was coming on my path. Some of those decisions where good decisions and I felt it from the start, I was not hesitating to say yes and those projects turned out […]

May 21 2021
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Social Media

I had a very nice talk some weeks ago about the impact on your mental health when using social media. My guests talked about the fact that we need to be aware not to create another person on social media than the person we are in real live. Which meant more to them than only […]

May 14 2021
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Empathy Washing

The first time I heard someone use the term empathy washing was while reading “Does Your Brand Care, The Care Principles”, a book written by Isabel Verstraete. When I hear the media talk about one of the big divorces announced this week between Bill and Melinda Gates it makes me think that we also tend […]

May 7 2021
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Viva la vida

Music can sometimes remind me of special moments and people. Viva la Vida of Coldplay is such a song. A beautiful song, I liked it when I first heard it, in 2008. The year we got our second daughter, a beautiful new life came into this world. But before that happened we also lost a […]

Apr 30 2021
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A crack in forever

I was watching ‘into the beat’ this week on Netflix, a German dance movie, about a girl that stands before the very difficult choice to stop ballet and go for another type of dancing. Although she came from a dancer’s family and was practicing ballet since she was a very young child, it was only […]

Apr 23 2021
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