The beauty of the rain

The beauty of the rain

The rainy season in The Netherlands has officially started. Today is the last day of October and this month it has been raining almost every day. I used to be one of the people whose moods were influenced by the weather. Especially when the weather was bad, I was dreaming of moving to a country [...]

If you wish to be a writer, write

If you wish to be a writer, write

For the past two and a half years, since I’ve been publishing my blog, it has happened to me a few times that I had no clear inspiration for a topic for my monthly article. I have noticed that this usually happens when I have too much on my mind. This month is one of [...]

Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.

Life is a matter of choices, and every choice you make makes you.

Some decisions we take in a blink of an eye. Others feel like they are the most important ones we have faced so far. This article is about the moments in our lives when we find ourselves on a crossroad and we struggle to make a choice about which direction to go next. Sounds familiar? [...]

Be patient and trust your journey

Be patient and trust your journey

This article is a celebration of my second year writing anniversary. But what I am trying to convey with it is the importance of moving in the direction of our dreams by defining specific goals and being patient and persistent in their realization. My writing journey began in June 2017. Since then, I can proudly [...]

Nice girls don’t get the corner office

Nice girls don’t get the corner office

In January my husband and I were shopping for a present for the daughter of friends of ours. While paying at the cashier, my attention was immediately grabbed by the title of the following book: Image available via Google images Lois P. Frankel, a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field [...]

The second trimester of pregnancy

The second trimester of pregnancy

Luckily, the second trimester had nothing to do with the struggles and challenges I experienced during the first trimester. On the contrary, I can even proudly admit that I have enjoyed pretty much every single day of it! My belly has been growing with a higher pace and people started noticing that I was pregnant. [...]