NB: The info below is in English. For Dutch info on Fokking Druk,  CLICK HERE.

IT’S HERE: Your ultimate anti-stress guide!

Fokking druk (“Effing busy”), the latest book by psychologist Thijs Launspach, explains why so many people burn out. Why are our lives busier than ever before? And what can you do to effectively deal with stress and avoid burning out? In this book, Launspach translates scientific knowledge, expert techniques and personal experience into practical advice.

Fokking druk, Thijs Launspach’s latest book, has been published by Uitgeverij Unieboek | Spectrum. Interested in international rights? Contact the publisher here.


Thijs Launspach (1988) is a Dutch psychologist, author and trainer.

Thijs is an expert on stress management, burnout and millennials. He’s written several books on these subjects. His latest book on stress and burn-out, Fokking druk (‘Effing busy’) was released at Spectrum in October 2018. Earlier books include Het Millennial Manifest (‘The Millennial Manifesto’, 2017) and Quarterlife (2012).

Thijs specializes in millennials and burn-outs in the Netherlands. He’s a public speaker, a guest lecturer and a regular guest in talk shows.

Thijs teaches at the University of Amsterdam and the School of Life. His company – in which he helps people achieve a more calm and relaxed life – is called the Rustburo.

 

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LECTURES AND WORKSHOPS


Do you want to book Thijs Launspach for a lecture or workshop at your company or organization? Please contact Speakers Academy or DeSpreker.

Subjects:

  • Millennials, their potential and their challenges.
  • Dealing with stress / Avoiding burn-out.
  • Burn-out: what can your organization do?
  • Time-management
  • Managing Millennials

Thijs also regularly facilitates meetings and hosts events.



“We are pleased we had Thijs as a guest speaker at our company event. Great presentation about Millennials in a company environment, which was both very interesting and entertaining. “ Thermo Fisher
“Thijs is not only a strong speaker, he’s a nice person as well! The participants – all of them millennials – experienced a relaxed and fun lecture. His explanations about performance anxiety are well-informed.”Nina van Kersbergen, Studelta

“I recommend Thijs Launspach as an international speaker. In fact, just this morning I discussed the content of the presentation he gave with the office of the prime minister!”Sigridur Bjork Thormar, Reykjavik University


BOOKS


IT’S HERE: Your utlimate anti-stress guide!

Fokking druk (“Effing busy”), the latest book by psychologist Thijs Launspach, explains why so many people burn out. Why are our lives busier than ever before? And what can you do to effectively deal with stress and avoid burning out? In this book, Launspach translates scientific knowledge, expert techniques and personal experience into practical advice.

Fokking druk, Thijs Launspach’s latest book, has been published by Uitgeverij Unieboek | Spectrum. Interested in international rights? Contact the publisher here.


NB: Only available in Dutch.

“This is a book for anyone who feels pressured to be happy and successful 24/7. To only make the right choice and never to fail. It’s high time to relieve some pressure. And for this we need to think differently.”

In 2017 Het Millennial Manifest (The Millennial Manifesto) was released by Valkhof Pers. This manifesto was written by mediator Aik Kramer, documentary film maker Emma Westermann and psychologist Thijs Launspach. More info is found here. You can order your copy at  bol.com (both links in Dutch).


Quarterlife, by Aik Kramer and Thijs Launspach was released in 2012 at Bert Bakker Publishing.

You can find your copy of Quarterlife online. (Only in Dutch)


Aeschylus’ Oresteia is an adaptation of the classic Greek Tragedy, but tailored for adolescents. Writers Linde van Tienen and Thijs Launspach provide you with a version of the classic like you’ve never experienced it!

More info on Aeschylus’ Oresteia can be found here.


MEDIA



Thijs is a regular guest on radio and TV, and regularly publishes in newspapers and magazines.

Looking to interview Thijs about one of his books? Need an expert on stress, burnout or millennials? Contact Thijs Launspach here.


CONTACT


For all inquiries regarding foreign rights, please contact Unieboek/Het Spectrum, foreign rights.