Piper’s Pen

‘There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you’- Maya Angelou

Grace in Motion
Grace in Motion

Grace in MotionThe crack of dawn.A new light coming through. A new day.I look at the mirroringOf skies in the waterOf another world we belong toAnother life maybeBut today we belong hereThis lifeThis choiceWe belong in this dialogueWith all its magic to...

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Deep Listening
Deep Listening

Deep ListeningOne of the core teachings in my new workshop series is about listening deeply to someone. Being aware of your listening skills is the start of a compassionate approach to yourself and everyone around you.Recently, at the start of a meeting, I...

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Personal Leadership (in Dutch)
Personal Leadership (in Dutch)

Veerkracht en Persoonlijk leiderschap als respons op onzekerheidHoe professionele coaching relevanter is dan ooit – Barbara Piper-Roelofs, Communication Officer, Bestuur ICF Netherlands-Artikel in MT: next generation leadership- 14 Mei 2020In de huidige...

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Compassion Community Netherlands

Our compassion Meditation community is going strong and as we venture into week 8 of our daily, that's right daily, meditations to support our Health Care professionals, we are proud to say that we have welcomed over 800 people in our circle. With these...

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Coming to Your Senses
Coming to Your Senses

Sometimes things happen that throw you off balance. Emotions flare up, then they make place for a certain sadness and finally if we are lucky, we find resilience and lift our heads up again. Natural Compassionate Response or soft BlobNow, you should know...

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Re-membering to be Free
Re-membering to be Free

Yesterday, May 4th, 2020 was our National Remembrance Day in The Netherlands. At 8PM, the entire nation holds silent for 2 minutes to commemorate those who perished in the war and the holocaust. Today, May 5, 75 years ago, The Netherlands was liberated....

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