Recipe Baba Ganoush

This weekend, we celebrate the 45th Birthday of the UAE. In honor of their birthday, here’s a very popular dish in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the other Emirates: Baba Ganoush brought to you by Basmaty.   Baba Ghanoush is a traditional Middle Eastern eggplant dip. The eggplants are usually grilled on a barbecue which gives…

Am I heading for a Burn-Out? Part 1

More and more, today’s state of mind is one of working until you drop. Feeling tired or plain unhealthy, is taboo. You’ve got to finish your work first, right? As soon as our career becomes our first priority, we start to neglect our health. No wonder that we’re fueling a burn-out driven society. Instead of easing…

Functional training: why, what & how

Functional training comes down to mimicking your daily movements. During a functional training workout, you’ll be focusing on the exercises themselves, rather than on your muscles as you would do during a regular workout. It’s, simply put, training with a purpose. There are 7 basic movements: Squat, lunge, pull, push, bend, turn and moving around. When choosing…

A Herculean Giving Tuesday: be the first

Today, Tuesday 29th of November 2017, is Giving Tuesday. While this day of international generosity may be less known than its big brother Black Friday, the underlying idea of it is marvelous. Stressing the importance of solidarity and donations, Giving Tuesday offers businesses, charitable organizations and individuals alike the opportunity of raising money through the…

Corporate wellbeing BORGinsole

Every week we concentrate on one of our customers and how they achieve happiness in their organization, how they keep their employees motivated and how they concentrate on corporate wellbeing. Which actions do they take to accomplish these goals? Today we’ll be taking a look at BORGinsole, an expert in producing tailor-made soles. They have a broad…

Stop Multitasking. Now.

A few weeks ago, I was invited by Feeling to a ladies’ event organized at the Mercedes Lounge during the Zoute Grand Prix. One of the keynote speakers at the event was Professor Elke Geraerts, specialized in Neuropsychology and i.a. postdoctoral fellow at Harvard and lecturer at St Andrews. Elke is also author of the fascinating book The New…

Boost Your Energy

It’s hard to recharge our batteries during the dark winter months. While most people don’t have to fear from Seasonal Affective Disorder, many do feel sad during winter. A lack of daylight has been scientifically proven to be detrimental to our energy levels. To make things worse, feeling low on energy easily turns your smile…

Herculean Partner: Peter Pastijn!

Peter Pastijn is a founding partner, co-owner, and co-concept designer of the THE CYCLING ROOM® and THE ROOM® concepts together with his wife Gizem, currently operating in the UAE and India. He is the founder and co-owner of a Fitness service provider company, Proud2b, in Belgium founded in 2007. He is the CEO of THE…

Recipe Citrus Honey Tart

Do you know Basmaty? It’s an online cooking platform founded by Alia Adi full of healthy and delicious recipes from the Middle East. Here’s the recipe for the famous Citrus Honey Tart.   Special equipment: A 22 cm diameter springform pan, a mandoline Ingredients Crust: 250 g (1¾ cups) all-purpose flour 2 tbsp. cornstarch ¼ tsp. salt 170g…

Corporate wellbeing @ ORDINA

Every week we concentrate on one of our customers and how they achieve happiness in their organization, how they keep their employees motivated and how they concentrate on corporate wellbeing. Which actions do they take to accomplish these goals? Today we’ll be taking a look at Ordina, the largest independent ICT service provider in the Benelux….