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. [...]

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin

The only impossible journey is the one you never begin

Quote by Anthony J. Robbins also known as Tony Robbins It’s been exactly twelve months since my writing journey began. June 2017 was a busy and very exciting period in my life. It was just two months before my wedding. I had also turned 30 earlier that year and it hit me that it was [...]

My recipe on how to enjoy being sick

My recipe on how to enjoy being sick

Yes, dear, you got that right. In this article, I will share with you how I taught myself to enjoy being sick. You might wonder whether the words “enjoy” and “being sick” can even be used in the same sentence. Well, just keep an open mind and hopefully, by the end of this article, you [...]

My 20’s through the lens of the early 30’s. Lessons learned.

My 20’s through the lens of the early 30’s. Lessons learned.

Life at 25 Life was so tough at the time this picture was taken. (Or at least it felt so at that moment). During my Master studies I was an active member of STAR, the study association of the Erasmus University (RSM), and together with a group of other members, we organized a study trip [...]

It’s ok to ask for help. Find out WHY and HOW to do it more often.

It’s ok to ask for help. Find out WHY and HOW to do it more often.

I believe that we all need help and support once in a while. And this is perfectly fine. Life is tough enough and we cannot and shouldn’t expect that we can do it all on our own. However, some of us find it awkward to ask for help when we need it. Unfortunately, this often [...]