Talking about decision fatigue
Written by Emily English, September 2019
Mind5 has been going through significant change in the last few months. We are growing and developing our connections in different countries around the world. Our flagship educational course - the Optimal Performance Leader - is being improved, and new avenues are being explored. How does our Founder Roelien keeps herself sharp?   
Are you a peak performer?
Written by Roelien Luijt, August 2019
How committed are you in achieving your goals? Are you willing to take risks, make a change and get out of your comfort zone? Are you willing to give it all to become who or what you want to be? If you want to get to the peak of a mountain or perform at your peak, you must plan, climb, adjust to unfavorable conditions, then climb some more. At times, you will take a step back, get a better foothold and re-assess in order to climb to greater heights. But what is peak performance?
Becoming an Optimal Performance Leader: Using the principle of non-judgment to find the real reasons
Written by Roelien Luijt, August 2019
For trainers, coaches, teachers and managers it is important to find the real reason and to be non-judgemental. It is important that we have some idea of the real reasons why people react to stress the way that they do - otherwise, we cannot do a lot to help them. Your role is crucial because you want to be non-judgemental when observing and coaching your participants, but that’s not always easy.
Why sports is essential in mental training
Written by Roelien Luijt, July 2019
Did you know sports isn't just for health benefits on body and mind? It also improves strategical thinking. At Mind5® sports is a crucial part of the Mind5® M.E.T.H.O.D.©, That is why people like psychologists, psychotherapist and educationalist are so eager to learn from Mind5®. But why exactly do we use sports in our training?
Mind5® is looking for changemakers
Written by Roelien Luijt, February 2019
Mind5® is growing!  In the coming years, we want to establish a new standard for effective training, coaching, learning, and leadership and help people from all over the world to achieve their optimal performance levels.
After three years of entrepreneurship it's time to share - Why I decided to share my Mind5® M.E.T.H.O.D.
Written by Roelien Luijt, November 2018
38 months ago in August 2015 I left my job as Managing Director of Repucom Nederland B.V. I was determined to dedicate my time to creating a new training methodology to help leaders improve their emotional intelligence and self awareness with a revolutionary new way of training. Now I am sharing my secrets with ambitious trainers, coaches, teachers and managers.
"Mind5® really contributed to my recovery from burnout"
Written by Lotte de Kleijn, October 2018
During my internship at Mind5® Training, I interview people that partcipated in the six-week Mind5® Traning. They talk about how Mind5® helped them deal with their issues and what it meant to them. My first interview is with Froukje from Eindhoven.
7 reasons why we use Krav Maga in our Stress Management Trainings
Written by Roelien Luijt, October 2016
Mind5® training uses self-defense and Krav Maga techniques to simulate stress and employs mindfulness techniques to learn to return to a balanced state and fully recover, thereby increasing resilience and performance under stress. While we are using Krav Maga as a basis for this experience, the outcomes and benefits are applicable in all situations in daily life.
9 reasons why we use Mindfulness in our Stress Management Trainings
Written by Roelien Luijt, October 2016
Mind5® uses self-defense and martial arts techniques to simulate stress and employs Mindfulness techniques to learn to return to a balanced state and fully recover, thereby increasing resilience and performance under stress. While we are using Martial Arts and Mindfulness as a basis for this experience, the outcomes and benefits are applicable in all situations in daily life.
A message to the COO – Ten months after my resignation
Written by Roelien Luijt, May 2016
Today is exactly ten months since my last work day as Country Manager in the sports sponsoring industry. A few weeks before, I had told the COO that I resigned because I was frustrated, I wasn’t using my talents, I felt that I was not performing at 100% and that I started hating Mondays.