Onrecht om van te janken. {Dutch}

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.” ~ Audre Lorde  Nog krap een week en we komen aan bij de langste dag van het jaar. Er valt bar weinig…

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How are you doing?

Hang in there! Times could be stressful for you. At home with small children, kitchen table transformed in an office desk, trying to finish your to-do list. Or taking care of the sick, vulnerable and the elderly. No freedom to go on the streets, to cycle, to walk in the park, to go to the…

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Landed on Mallorca: Cold Showers and Heart Warming Soul Food

Words as “new beginnings” have this openness to new possibilities and chances that may cross our path and give us purpose. They carry hope. Who doesn’t love to be in this kind of state when the world looks so incredibly messy and hopeless? Letting go Especially these last days of December which tend to be…

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De veroordeling van geweld door haat en intolerantie kent geen onderscheid {Dutch}.

We zijn verdeeld. We maken constant onderscheid tussen mensen. Het is een “wij – zij” wereld, waarin we met z’n allen leven. De tikkeltje zweverige, maar warmhartige gedachte, dat we allemaal één zijn, zie je steevast voorbij komen. Als homo sapiens delen we dezelfde DNA structuur en hebben we een eeuwige ziel. Meer spiritueel: we…

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A Ship Without Direction

A relationship, a friendship, a job or project needs time before we learn its worth and the ability to build on. It needs patience. It’s like climbing a mountain where you experience uncomfortable moments. For writing goes the same.

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Raif Badawi and the Happy Shares on Social Media

Did you ever notice that when you post something on social media that isn’t a holiday picture, a gorgeous sunset, a selfie, your baby or cat, your fitness workout/yoga or you in a cool restaurant/club, your active friends/followers become all of a sudden quiet? You hardly get any “likes” or comments? It’s oh so quiet..shh…

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Yoga, my Companion on my Journey.

”The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.” ~ Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit I have fully embraced yoga since I discovered its power and healing energy. Flow, movement, effort and grace result in rejuvenation, gratefulness, calm and relaxation. When I’m on my mat, at times feeling uncomfortable, I know I will leave…

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Bodies & Minds

So here they are, the last hours of 2017. The last week has been beautiful and sunny on this island. Perfect days to walk on the beach to get some fresh air, the wind in my hair and contemplating this year that is almost history now. Love your body With a head of thoughts and daydreams…

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Beautiful Things

On this November morning I’m sipping my coffee and write a little piece about you, the ever changing sky and the sun slipping through. I’m thinking of glorious cities where pumping energy can’t find its way out and pushes on silent corners. Trapped in the veins of human desire, men and women are rushing their…

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