‘Personal’

Hi future Me, nice to meet You

December 30, 2014 | Inspirational column, Personal | 1 comment

You’re used to be taken in a time machine to the past when you visit Oriental Spice and some Chocolate. However, I also like to keep you with your feet on the ground by pulling you back to the present. If you read my blog frequently, you know that I like to think outside the box. Today is another one of those days. And guess what, you can participate and do yourself a favor or make yourself laugh, It totally depends on you.
We have gone to the past and back to the present. But we never went to the future. Ofcourse we are alive and kicking in the here and now, but remember that the here and now becomes history within a second. The start of the writing of this article is already in the past. Christmas 2014 has gone by. Facebook even literally reminds you that you updated a …

Sorry honey, I’m booked.

August 8, 2013 | Lifestyle, Personal | 0 comments

Sometimes I’m seriously “booked”. I’m talking about the big, old fashioned books with pages that you have to turn, in other words: no e-book reader material. If you want to get in the relax mode, then nothing beats reading a good book once in a while.
The thing with books is, that you can create your own little world. Somebody else wrote it, but you’re the one who brings the story to life, in your own mind and with your own thoughts. Just think about it: since every reader makes their only little story, imagine how many stories one book can actually have…That’s also the reason why the book is always better than the movie. Nothing beats the story and characters that you created in your mind!
Books are basically your own little mental get-a-way where you can return from or learn from. From “hey…I thought I was the only one” to …

Independency is everything…

I was brought up with the following: Always make sure that you’re financially independent. I totally agree with that. When you earn your own money, you can spend it however you like. You never have to explain why, when and how much you spend to anyone but yourself. It’s also really annoying if you constantly have to ask someone else for money or their creditcard, especially when you’re an adult
Some people still live under a rock and expect that certain women are going to marry a wealthy man. Totally missing out on the following: would women nowadays really educate ourself and make a career to marry a rich person, sit back and…be bored? They obviously haven’t learned one of life’s key lessons: the ultimate richness is being happy and healthy…physically AND mentally.
And don’t underestimate emotional independency. Some people always need confirmation from someone else that they are great, have good skills or whatsoever. This has a lot to do with self confidence. …


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