Recovery from fear of failure and motivation loss

Regaining confidence and motivation feels like a new beginning. The DAREDEVILS method is immediately applicable and will give quick results. By overcoming fear of failure you will completely change your life.

Daredevils in the American Book Center

I am honoured to announce that from this week Daredevils for teenagers and Daredevils for students are not only available on my website and on but also in the American Book Centre in the Hague.

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Daredevils in South Africa

In november 2017 I gave a few workshops at the Congress of Fear of Failure, organised by Art Nieuwenbroek. I had a chat with him at the end of the day and he told me about

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Seminars at the British School

Two weeks ago I was asked to give three seminars at the British School in Voorschoten.

With a lot of information and inspiration (I hope;)) I had a talk about stress in school and what you

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Interview with an English Daredevils trainer

My name is Dale Newman, born in London, England but I’ve been living in The Netherlands for the last 28 years. After a long technical education and career, I found my way into the education system.

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Two years ago I was invited to give a presentation at the Congress of Behaviour and Social Sciences in Groningen. The subject was the relationship between perfectionism and success and the title of my story was:

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Presentation at Webster University

I am honored that I have been asked to give a presentation about motivation to a group of psychological students of the Webster University in my hometown (!) Leiden. Recovery of motivation blocks can make a

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First print of Daredevils

After writing LEFGASTEN with success (almost 4000 books sold now), I decided to translate this method in English for teenagers as well as for students under the name DAREDEVILS. As the title suggests, the main goal

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Using visualisations to change your mindset

Relaxation is a perfect way to help you change your mindset. When your body relaxes, you are able to take a better look inside yourself. A positive image that you can form in your mind is

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School and the role of parents

Parents and schools have a very different but equally important influence on a child’s wellbeing. Basic safety starts at home. But a child should feel safe at school as well. Children have to perform and prove

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Inspiration session CfCP

The Council for Child Protection organised a Christmas reception on 13 December 2016 for their employees to which I was invited to give an inspiration session. As with many organisations, change is central. Change and motivation

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