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Throw kindness around like confetti

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Throw kindness around like confetti

10 months ago

It baffles me how we speak to ourselves. The words we use in our heads are so different than the ones we use for others. If I would speak to a friend (or even just a stranger) the way I spoke to myself, they would probably slap me in the face and never speak to me again. But when we speak to ourselves, we don’t[...]

Goals for 2019

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Goals for 2019

11 months ago

So, this was supposed to go live on the first day of January, but I guess it didn't. Well, better late than never, I guess 😅 Hi, here we are again. It's the first day of the year and everything is fresh and light. Except for you probably, most people start the year with a giant hangover and lots of regrets. 2018 has not been the best year for me, although it was massively better than 2017. To continue growing, I've decided to set some goals. Some small, some[...]

2018: the year of trying and failing and trying again

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2018: the year of trying and failing and trying again

11 months ago

Let’s be honest, 2018 was not that great. But even at it’s most difficult times, it still wasn’t a waste of time. I feel like I’ve grown more than any other year before. I’ve been incredibly happy and horribly sad. Also my phone broke halfway through the year, so this won't be as easy to recall as last year.  Visited Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium, Bristol[...]

City by Night

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City by Night

11 months ago

I just realized I haven't worked in about 2 weeks. That's the longest I’ve gone without thinking of work since my last holiday in August. To celebrate my temporary freedom I continued a winter tradition. The Light Festival is something I’ve visited every year since 2016. Once with my girlfriends, once with another friend and this year my boyfriend was the victim. As I dragged[...]

Personal development

Vision Board 2018: What happend, what didn’t

1 year ago

In February I uploaded my vision board. Two pieces of digital paper that I hoped would happen in 2018. I've looked at these images almost every day. They hang on the wall above my desk. Living together with my boyfriend. Probably not full-time, but I would like to have a second place to call my home. This happend! My boyfriend got the keys to his house[...]

Sometimes you just need a getaway

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Sometimes you just need a getaway

1 year ago

Even if it's only a weekend... Hello there, long time no see. This is somewhat of a life update. I must admit that blogging isn't the first thing on my list in everyday life. Not because I don't want to, but because my creativity has completely dried up. Sometimes it saddens me. I used to write three posts a night, being completely immersed in the[...]

Sometimes things work out, and sometimes they don’t. And there is nothing I can do to change that

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Sometimes things work out, and sometimes they don’t. And there is nothing I can do to change that

2 years ago

I went to the event, the one I wrote about earlier this year. As I walked into Schiphol airport on my way there, I was so excited. This was going to change my life for the better and (as everyone had told me) I was going to love this unforgettable experience. 20 minutes into the event though, I knew I was going to hate it.[...]

Getting some focus with a vision board

Personal development

Getting some focus with a vision board

2 years ago

Ironically, my mind is always a mess, while my space is usually tidy. And when I say 'a mess', It means I want a million different things, I want them all now and I have no idea how to actually achieve them. So to channel my ambitions into something without going crazy, I usually create a vision board at the start of the year. This[...]

2017: The year of adulting

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2017: The year of adulting

2 years ago

My baby brother was born. It still feels weird to realize I am not an only child anymore. Even after a couple months, it still feels like a whirlwind. I just hope it all settles down soon. Getting my first 'real job' as a copywriter. I'm very grateful for this to be my first job, yet I'm not completely happy and that's something I need[...]

22 life lessons I learned in 22 years

Journey to happiness

22 life lessons I learned in 22 years

2 years ago

When it comes to wisdom, I definitely realize I'm not quite there yet. But when I look back on the past years, I know I've grown quite a lot. So to finish up my 22nd year on this ball in the sky, here are 22 lessons I learned in my 22 years. 1. Most people you worry about, will never see you again. This especially[...]