Three Things

Being happy is both the easiest and the absolute fucking hardest thing to be in the world. Some people are out here blissed out of their mind over the simplest things, while others cannot even be content when they have […]

Queen Bey Book Review

A few nights ago, I was dead tired yet couldn’t sleep so I did what any exhausted woman in need of inspiration would do. …I bought four Beyoncé themed book on Amazon Kindle. One of them is terrible and will […]

Connect to Joy

So, I’ve been in a real good mood lately, and what really helps me to be in a good mood is to think back on some of my favourite things, and look for things that really, really make me laugh. […]

It Takes A Village, And It Takes you

A few weeks ago I sat in the Volkshotel lobby on a rainy Tuesday. I had gotten to Amsterdam at 9, recorded a podcast that morning about social pressure, together with Anouk (who blogs here!) and host Krista Arrïens and […]

Keep Sowing, Keep Sowing

A couple of weeks ago my workout buddy and great photographer Tess Fluit wrote an Instagram post about her process as an entrepreneur and opportunities. The last line of her post was: “Zaaien en oogsten. Het is een eindeloos proces.” […]

It’s Time To Stop Being Too Cool For School

In one of her books, Jen Sincero writes about a concept I am (unfortunately) very familiar with: Being too cool for School. What Jen means by this is the resistance towards tried-and-true methods, towards expressing certain desires or goals. You […]

Sometimes it’s time to do the work

My friend Rocher, when he was finishing his Master thesis, biked to the university library Monday to Friday and sat there from 8:30 AM to 04:30. Not surprisingly, as everyone else started falling behind he was actually ahead of schedule: […]