Nedra Chandler Life Story

January 21, 2019 By Nedra Chandler, used with permission   My husband Scott Graber died on the morning of December 17, 2018, when a speeding train came up to a rural crossing built at an uncommonly dangerous angle and crashed into him on the driver’s side. There were no cross-arms, lights, or even a stop […]

A TopMind™ in the Freezing Cold …

My week with ‘The Iceman’ Wim Hof (January 2015)   ‘Personal growth is physical rather than mental.’ I can choose from various types of training in my professional field as a Mind Fitness Trainer. The reason I chose Wim Hof’s is because I admire people who dare to be different in their struggle to realise […]

5 Tony Robbins’ Tips!

​Tony Robbins is the undisputed number one life coach in the world. He coached hundreds of thousands of people, among them Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and Serena Williams. My wife and I recently spent 4 days with him to learn his approach to, as he calls it, “Unleash the power within”. In this blog I […]

My interview with Wim Hof (video)

Last January I spent a week in Poland with Wim ‘The Iceman’ Hof (you can read all about it in my blog ‘A TopMind™ in the Freezing Cold …’.) During this week Wim made us do things I never imagined possible, like hiking for hours in our shorts up mountains, bathing in ice-cold water, and yoga […]

2 beginnings that lead to big endings!

Today I had a conversation with an executive manager and former consultant. He is responsible for the organizational change in a big Dutch corporation (> 10,000 employees). We met twice on his initiative. A colleague and former client of TopMind recommended him to do a TopMind 100-day programme. This colleague had experienced a positive change […]

A TopMind in the cold – part 2 – (A VICE documentary)

The American subdivision of VICE and others, including Anne-Johan Willemsen from TopMind, embarked on their voyage with Wim rather skeptical. Yet this took a drastic yet interesting spin after a couple of days… Watch the video by clicking. (short cut to expedition in Poland at 18′:51″).   Wim Hof first caught the attention of scientists […]

TopMind in Top Scientific Journal!

TopMind in Top Scientific Journal!       Effects of TopMind Training in an international scientific journal   TopMind Training was researched by the University of Amsterdam (AMC) in 2013. Significant effects were found, and in November 2015 an article was published in an internationally renowned medical journal (The International Journal of Surgery).   Great […]

Give yourself a B.R.E.A.K.!

Give yourself a B.R.E.A.K.!       I work with athletes and business leaders who are often ‘hungry’ for personal growth, yet some achieve the desired results and some don’t. What is the explanation for the difference? And how can you boost your own personal growth? Here are some practical tips (See the 5 tips in […]

Stop talking, start walking….

Stop talking, start walking….       Above you’ll find a video and short interview with Harald Swinkels, the CEO and founder of the Nederlandse Energie Maatschappij (“NLE”) and one of the most successful Dutch entrepreneurs of the last decade.     I got to know Harald really well in the past months doing a […]

How hungry are you?

How hungry are you?       Bart Vriends is a 25-year-old professional soccer player. For the past three years he has played for Go Ahead Eagles, and was twice jointly responsible for his team’s promotion. He was the captain of the team for two years and the absolute favourite of the very loyal and fanatical Eagles’ […]