Our team

Feel vibrant in your heart & body.



Thrive personally and professionally. 


Create positive change. 


What is it all about?

The Thriving Beyond Crisis Challenge is organized by volunteers from the SHFT Happens team & our community of coaches & mentors. Rabobank is the sponsor of our first event.

No matter your profession, we invite you to join us – we need help from experts in all fields, entrepreneurs and professionals. Please contribute your time and skills & let’s thrive together.

How can you help?

We are inviting our community, coaches, mentors, therapists, companies & people from all walks of life to participate and show us how you would solve various mental wellbeing challenges.


Suggest a challenge

We want to solve the challenges in productivity, performance, work-life balance, mental health, wellbeing, personal development, social distancing, relationships and anything else that you see as a challenge in your life! Submit your challenge now.


We’re looking for super-hero mentors, coaches & therapists to help the problem solvers! If you’re an expert in any field and want to share your know-how with our community, sign-up as a mentor. 


Become a sponsor

The Thriving Through Crisis Challenge is a volunteer effort to help solve some of the challenges we as a community and as a society are facing today. Get in touch to find out more about the sponsorship opportunities.

Meet our Coaches, Mentors & Supporters

Rabobank is the sponsor of our first event.

ASK ME ABOUT: Burnout, Remote Working, Leadership, EQ

Ina Catrinescu

Consultant, entrepreneur, speaker and author of Burnout to Breakthrough, Ina is also an Emotional Intelligence Therapist and Generative Change Coach and the founder of SHFT Happens.

Over the past 18 years, she has led Global Change and transformation initiatives at companies such as KPMG, ING, Europol and Achmea and today, channels her knowledge to help people make productive and meaningful shifts in their behavior, work and life. 

ASK ME ABOUT: Career, Limiting Beliefs

Dennis Beentjes

Denis believes that with the right mindset, everyone is capable, to live a happy and successful life. That is why he is committed to offering the right ingredients to brew a positive mindset and the tools to ignite people’s motivation, attain sustainable growth in order to create value to others.

ASK ME ABOUT: Relationships, Conflict Management

Marianna Kocsány

Marianna’s therapy is a fusion of classic psychoanalysis, emotion focused therapy, hypnotherapy, Gottman method, and mindfulness.

She believes that most relationship problems are related to non-adaptive bonding patterns, and limiting beliefs about themselves and their relationships. By rewriting these patterns and beliefs she guides clients to create the relationship that they are truly longing for, and help them in deepening their connection with their partners.

ASK ME ABOUT: Brain, Boxing & Mindset

Cor Van Drieberge​

Cor believes that body & mind are indefinitely connected with each other. Most of the coaching, mindfulness and other practices go quite deep. Combining boxing and coaching, he helps people connect with their true nature.

ASK ME ABOUT: Confidence. Self-regard

Ferenike Kantartzi

Ferenike is a Self-love & Confidence Coach, and speaker who believes that happiness is about being authentic and living life on your own terms. She helps people with accepting and loving all the parts of themselves, and as a result their life transforms. 

ASK ME ABOUT: Heart Coherence, Mindfulness

Sander Krol

Sander Krol is a Heartmath (heart coherence) and Mindfulness trainer & coach. Heart Coherence is a state that builds resiliency – personal energy is accumulated, not wasted – leaving more energy to manifest intentions and harmonious outcomes. Sander has dedicated his life and career to helping people build resilience, recover from, and manage stressful situations more effectively.


Submit your problems & challenges or sign up as a team that can help solve these challenges and create solutions for wellbeing. We will coordinate the process and provide the necessary information, mentorship and contacts for your solutions.

We are inviting individuals, coaches, mentors, therapists, companies & people from all walks of life to participate and show us what the most important challenges are and how to solve them. 

The first challenge will take place ONLINE. We will decide the agenda and dates based on the input from our community and will announce it asap, but you can get ready for the main action to take place overt he coming days, in May 2020. As this is not a traditional event and some solutions are needed right now, the most urgent cases will be solved as soon as possible, while others will be prioritized at a later stage.