A Lifetime of Personal Power – Second Edition
At every age we can use our human potential of unfolding our talents, defining our identity and awakening the hero in us.
Dr Janin signposts an encouraging journey through all the stages and changes of life. This 2nd edition includes a brand-new chapter “Onward from 63!” with an inspiring message about the magic in growing old. It weaves together real-life stories from her two homelands: Belgium and South Africa. Buy Your Kindle or Paperback Version on Amazon. Click here to shop.
A Note from Dr Janin
Our biography is a journey through the stages and the changes of life. We tend to think about age categories as periods of 10 years. But scientific and spiritual research shows that our life’s journey is subdivided in 7-year cycles. Each cycle holds distinct challenges and opportunities to acquire new qualities as we grow. I wrote this book after many requests from clients, who wanted some insights into biographical coaching and real-life examples. These, I weave together, with selected examples from both my homelands: SA and Belgium.
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Dr Janin performed retrospective analysis of who I am and helped me to become conscious of my innermost thoughts. She enabled me to see things clearly by revealing my future through the recollections of memories of my old self. Removing the mental fog I’ve been experiencing. “Everything is connected,” she said, referring to the past, present, and future. Dr Janin has understood my inner self in a way that nobody has done before.
I would recommend this book to anybody between the ages of 18-100. The author has used a lifetime of coaching experience on the pages. Read it in one sitting.
Dr Janin Vansteenkiste takes you on a journey through live stages. The book is written in language the ordinary reader can engage with easily, filled with short retellings of things happening in people’s lives as illustrations. Yet, it is clearly backed by good sociological academic research. Well worth the read and a re-read. Inspiring and motivating.
Ek het natuurlik dadelik na die afdeling vir 63+ geblaai. Ek het nog net geloer, maar ek is gek oor jou lewensfilosofie. Baie, baie dankie vir die boek! Dis ‘n wonderlike geskenk. Ek sien uit daarna om veel meer te doen as loer en blaai Boonop gaan dit my met my skryfwerk ook help. Dis moeilik om te onthou hoe mens byvoorbeeld in jou 30’s was.☺ Nou het ek die regte agtergrond vir my jonger karakters.
A briljant book, written by a sociologist with a high level of empathy and feeling for helping people. The book’s real life examples are drawn clearly from the author’s context: Belgium and South Africa. Read it to learn more about yourself and of others.
Congratulations again – this is a marvelous contribution to the inquiry about life phases.
A Lifetime of Personal Power
Truly we all walk that tightrope between choice and destiny. Often we find ourselves on the rope without a balancing stick! This cahier offers you a balancing stick.’ ‘If you want to pursue your path in life empowered by a clearer understanding of the human biography, and encouraged by the stories of others, read on.’ ‘There are indeed challenges and opportunities at all ages. Knowing that there is a new source of power to be found, with every seven-year time gate we pass through, is enlightening. And it gives hope.’ ‘At every age we can use our human potential of unfolding our talents, defining our identity and awakening the hero in us.
In her second cahier, Dr Janin shares her views on how you can transform the passage of time in your life into a passage of personal power. This book is based on her daily work of coaching people and their projects.