All 26 students in front of me gasped dramatically as I told them what had happened to me moments before. I needed the sympathy. Just a few minutes earlier, I had dropped my phone down the toilet. I had no idea how difficult the next 48 hours without a phone were going to be.Continue Reading
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“Are you doing any resolutions this year?” Lauren asked a few weeks ago. “I was hoping you would do a blog post.”
Well, here they are: my New Year’s Resolutions for 2020.Continue Reading
Here’s a New Year’s resolution: be kinder to the planet by making more environment-friendly choices in your life. Living sustainably doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult, all it takes is a slight shift of mindset. To start you off, here are 10 easy steps for a more sustainable lifestyle.
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From December 25th-January 31st each year, I am always heavily preoccupied. Not because I am up to my ears in crazy holiday plans, but because I must obsess over my favourite Dutch Christmas tradition: the Top 2000.Continue Reading
In September 2018, I started keeping a diary again. After recently finishing my second diary, I have come to 160 pages of writing on an almost daily basis for over a year. Finally, I think I may call this a success. For this blog post I wanted to review the benefits of keeping a diary, how I’ve been able to keep up, and what products help me stay committed.Continue Reading
Last July I moved into my own space in the Netherlands, and after making a few adjustments recently, it’s really become a comfortable home for me. So, this week I’ll be giving you a room tour.
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Have you ever heard of the notion that it takes 10.000 hours to master any skill? The idea was introduced by journalist Malcolm Gladwell in his 2008 book Outliers. Although Gladwell’s 10.000 hours rule has been disputed by others, it still got me thinking. Which skills would I find worth putting in 10.000 hours of practice for? So, I sat down to consider the skills I’d like to develop and learn.Continue Reading