Storm in a Mooncup.

To insert the cup was rather easy, but little did I know what was ahead of me later that day when I wanted to remove the menstrual cup to empty and clean it. Probably I inserted it too deep, because removing the thing seems impossible.

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When Things became Clear and I Could no longer Stay.

Last month I made the difficult decision to quit my job. Things became suddenly so clear that I could no longer stay. To take the decision itself wasn’t that hard as my whole being felt this isn’t right anymore. I feel grateful to be supported in this change by my positive rock-solid man. Three years ago I…

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Being in my Forties Makes me Realize a Few Things.

“The most important thing is to hold on, hold out, for your creative life, for your solitude, for your time to be and do, for your very life; hold on, for the promise from the wild nature is this: after winter, spring always comes.”  ~  Clarissa Pinkola Estés Death comes quickly and unexpectedly, sometimes exasperating…

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Intentional 2018

It’s Friday and twelve days of the new year have almost passed. 2018 is still fresh, young and hopeful. I’ve read quite some posts from people on Instagram, some of them just random strangers, people from all over the world, telling how they feel about 2017 and what their intentions are for this new year…

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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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Hippie watching in a plastic-soup of cigarette-ends

This past week I wrote a readers-column for a Dutch newspaper called METRO. It’s a newspaper you can get for free at each trainstation across the Netherlands. I used to be a fan and loved to read it while I travelled to work each day. Something is bothering me lately and tada! this column was…

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Realizing dreams this summer

It’s getting hotter each day now. The island shows busy beaches and more and more cars and holiday makers arrive every day. Pumping beats coming from the boats at sea, people wearing less clothes and sweaty sunburnt skin. This all means summer has started on Ibiza. The time already has arrived where you’d better plan…

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Step Into The Light

To investigate the truth you must open your mind It’s very necessary to do both these days You’re trying to understand what moves the person next to you Maybe his or her convictions inspire you You might not agree Perhaps it upsets you Or it even revolts you Sturm-und-Drang is what it takes And that’s…

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