Getting Messy and the Realization of Self-Love

It sounds like a fairytale, doesn’t it? Whilst getting messy, discovering you actually love yourself. Ha. And that for blue Monday. It started years ago with my self-discovery. I remember I wrote a blog while on Bali. I had had a yoga lesson and during that lesson, I started to cry uncontrollably. It was insane. […]

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Holidays for 1 month: lessons learned

Of course, of course, holidays are meant to be celebrated, not picked apart to scrutinize every single, small detail. But it came naturally to me, the other day, the lessons learned of this one month holiday, off-time, me-time, vacation, if you will, during one of my morning pages sessions. I’ll share the lessons with you […]

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Why I would recommend The Giver (spoiler alert)

Warning! If you want to see the movie ‘The Giver’, please don’t read this blog just yet. It is filled with spoilers. If you read this blog before watching the movie you might spoil the whole experience for yourself, especially if you are one of those people who hate to know the end score of […]

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Stigma’s around work and money – and how to (dis)solve them.

Disclaimer 1: First of two disclaimers: first of all, it’s not easy to solve anything that concerns life. We have managed to stay alive and we should applaud ourselves (no, really!) for getting this far, but to shed old survival mechanisms and stigma’s that we needed to make these survival mechanisms work is hard work. […]

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Learn from the masters. And then, follow your own path

Every week I get an e-mail from Austin Kleon. Not a personal one, but oh, I guess it’s a newsletter. But it’s one of the greatest I receive, because he shares insights, art and references to other people and their work. I have never read any of his books (I should, though), but I know […]

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3 Questions I Have To Write Down Somewhere

There are 3 questions that keep popping up during my life, when life throws lemons at me. That happens, let’s be honest. My life is pretty good, I have a lot to be grateful for (and I write down 3 of those every night), but sometimes life is unkind, people are unkind or I am […]

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Learning how to surf

In my last post (still in Dutch), I had announced that I was ill. And it progressed into something that has blindsided me and cuts my life in half. One half I am awake, WOKE, even. The other half I am still woke, but very much asleep at the same time.

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