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Tim van der Vliet
Tim van der Vliet

Tim van der Vliet is the Amsterdam-based Hay House author of Spiritual Awakening (The Easy Way), a strongly visual design-led book in which the concept of spirituality is turned on its head with powerful, surprising, and often humorous insights. He rides his bicycle to get around together with his four children. He calls his philosophy 'Zen from Amsterdam'.



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How I Travel With Four Kids - And Enjoy It Many people experience stress when they travel. Parents who are travelling with their children might experience more stress than most. We have four... Comments
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5 Steps To Help You Turn Worry Into Joy Worrying is human; we all do it. Or at least, I certainly do! But nowadays I worry much less than I used to. Here are 5 steps I’ve used to turn my... Comments
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5 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Skateboarding What life lessons can be learned from skateboarding, you may wonder? Well, if you open your mind you can learn your life lessons anywhere... Comments


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Spiritual Awakening
Spiritual Awakening

In Spiritual Awakening: the easy way, Tim van der Vliet demonstrates through five simple steps that we don't need to read libraries full of hefty tomes to become enlightened, or to wake up.