I have had quite some difficulties with making choices in my life. I often tend to keep doubting, thinking about my options, and jumping from one possibility to another in my mind. Until at some point I just 'tie the knot', hoping for the best... Fortunately, someone taught me a useful 'choice method': a way to make well-considered choices, in which your head and your heart can both participate. Curious? It goes like this:
‘The Tree of Your Life’ exercise is an inspiring tool that TINT uses in workshops and coaching sessions to help students explore their future dreams. In this exercise you add words to an image of a tree, to depict your past, present, and future, and to explore ideas to make your future dreams become a reality. In January 2023, I went to Freetown in Sierra Leone to teach at a secondary school.
I got the exciting opportunity to join an “Against Hate” training course in Berlin. Without knowing what to expect, I took this opportunity with both hands and I haven't regretted it since. Together with 15 other people, primarily people in their twenties, from all over Europe, we started this great journey. The training started with an introduction to the link between hate speech and freedom of speech and the differences between them. Are you interested to learn more? Read my blog ;)
Cursor interviewed Maas van Apeldoorn's, TU/e Master student, about taking action rather than sulking around feeling powerless about all the misery in the world. Amidst his inspiring suggestions, he recognised the important TINT work at TU/e University,
Life Coach Margit followed an inspiring training about 'Fear of success and failure', from this training she developed the workshop ‘Show yourself to the world’. In this blog, Margit shares her inspiration and experiences with the training and the workshop.
TU/e news platform Cursor wrote a great article about the silence room in Atlas, which you can read here.
It's great to see that this room we worked so hard for is being used, and we hope that more students who could use a break take the freedom to visit the space and enjoy a moment of silence here.
Find the original article by Bridget Alcione Spoor in this blog as well.
At the moment, a lot is going on in the world that can concern or frighten you: climate change, extremism, the pandemic. Or maybe your studies, job or friends/family. In this blog, TINT Life coach Margit shares 5 easy tips to reflect or create space to breathe.
In October 2021 TINT organised a ‘Love Lessons’ event. During this event, Inge van de Vorst from De Liefdesdokter (The Love Docter) and Margit van Tuijl (life coach at TINT) had inspiring conversations with students about love and shared insights about this vulnerable topic. However, not all the questions from students could be answered during the event. Therefore, Inge and Margit shed their light on some of the unanswered questions in this blog.
Izabella, TINT's latest life coaching intern knows all about starting from scratch! She is born and raised in Serbia, then lived in Hungary for some time before moving to the Netherlands for work. She has been living in Eindhoven for 2,5 years at the time she wrote this blog. So today she is sharing some tips on how to make your new home city or country your own.