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Passion and purpose

The foundation of your life and also this vitality model starts with your passion and motives. What are your motives? Why do you do the things you do? And what thoughts are hidden behind your actions? Often these thoughts have to do with your motives.

On this page you can find out for yourself about your passion and motives in fun ways.


Motives describe the things you value and that motivate you to do or not to do something. If you want to change something, you have to take action and be really motivated to do so. That determines whether you feel like it or are opposed to it. All this doesn't sound terribly difficult, but in practice it is more difficult than you think.

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By answering the questions below, you can set goals for your work, family, nutrition, exercise, energy management etc.

  • What do I want to achieve?
  • Who do I want to involve?
  • Where am I going to do it?
  • When do I start?
  • Which parts of the goals are important to me?
  • Why do I want to achieve this goal?

Decide for yourself where you want to put it. The things you want to change and the goal becomes a lot more concrete this way. The more concrete the goal, the easier and clearer it becomes to carry out the assignment.

Nina de Rooij, managing lifestyle projects and lifestyle consultant


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