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Blog 8 | Emma | Friendship

22 years old. Often I hear people say: ‘count your blessings’. Honestly, I think I could go on forever. Looking back at my life, I have more than a thousand things to be grateful for. Up until now, I have had the best life that I can imagine. One of these things that I am extremely grateful for are my friends. Growing up, I’ve always had two groups of friends. One group of friends I met at dance practice[...]

Blog 8 | Emma | Friendship2020-08-27T16:58:41+02:00

Blog 6 | Charlotte | The pressure to be perfect

So many young people are experiencing so much pressure right now, that it gives them many mental health complaints. The pressure in your head where you think everything should be perfect, that you should be perfect. The pressure becomes too much for young people, which quickly causes depression and burnouts. I still believe that social media has to do with this pressure being felt even more. Purely because it gives us a lot of information that we simply wouldn't know without the online platforms.

Blog 6 | Charlotte | The pressure to be perfect2020-08-27T17:28:28+02:00

Blog 5 | Emma | There’s no such thing as a stupid question

‘Hey Emma, what do you study again?’ ‘I am a Social Innovation student, but no it is not what you think, I am not that ‘zweverig’. This is a situation I found myself regularly in over the last three years. Walking around at school, I got sick and tired of words such as vegetarian, sustainable, biological, ecological, climate changer or vegan. [...]

Blog 5 | Emma | There’s no such thing as a stupid question2020-08-27T17:01:38+02:00

Blog 5 | Charlotte | It’s an on-going cycle

It is time to share a new insight based on a new theory: The Life cycle. A well-known cycle that we all experience in life. That is why it can also be applied to both our society, or we as a person, and to an organization such as the GGD. The cycle shows that we as humans prefer to have control over everything, that this is in our nature. But that it is more valuable to first look at your crisis and transform it, before you focus on getting your control again. Look back at your mistakes and learn from them. That too can give us peace of mind and less mental pressure. It is a theory that provides clarity about our approach, which can always be used in different situations.

Blog 5 | Charlotte | It’s an on-going cycle2020-08-27T17:27:46+02:00

Blog 4 | Charlotte | Maybe this world just needs a big group hug

Now that the virus has been among us for a while and we are slowly starting to accept the new lifestyle, it is interesting to look at what exactly has happened and how we as a society are tackling this. The pyramid of Maslow is used to gain insight into this big happening.

Blog 4 | Charlotte | Maybe this world just needs a big group hug2020-08-27T17:26:17+02:00

Blog 3 | Charlotte | 2020’s pandemic

Who would have thought that the whole world would stop for a moment? Streets are empty, hospitality is closed, cities are in complete lockdown and suddenly there is a whole new society where we have to live 1.5 meters apart and our daily structure completely disappears. You would almost think it's all a joke. A prank. Very funny earth, but where are the cameras? Nobody could have imagined that a virus would have such a big impact on our earth. Yet this is now our reality.

Blog 3 | Charlotte | 2020’s pandemic2020-08-27T17:24:27+02:00

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