Dr. Olivia Remes says that if you want to accomplish things despite your anxiety, follow these three principles: Anything worth doing is worth doing badly the first time (G.K. Chesterton) Forgive yourself Have a purpose – do something with someone … Continue reading Plowing through Anxiety
I am going to share a secret with you; a delightful hangout joint that serves fresh yummy grub. Dignita Hoftuin right next to the Hermitage museum is my new favorite space in the city. I love the location, the food, … Continue reading Mindfulness and Dignita Hoftuin
Oh, Stop It Holland! Just stop being so very gorgeous all the time. We drove to Keukenhof on a rainy morning. The pitter patter of drops and a chilly wind gathering speed. Having been to the famous garden ten years ago, … Continue reading Oh, Stop It Holland!
Bambi (resident 10yo) and I put on our walking shoes, strapped on our backpacks, grabbed our picnic lunch, and headed off to see the Cherry Blossoms at the Kersenbloesempark located in the forest or the Amsterdamse Bos. The trek from Amsterdam, … Continue reading Cherry Blossoms in Amsterdamse Bos
The river has a large heart, she just gives and gives. Her path determined, she runs her course, yet yields. Alongside her banks: bounties – trees, grass, shrubs, dragonflies. I watch rowboats, cycles, runners, skaters, an unruly kid way ahead … Continue reading Birds of Amstel
On the second day of our weekend in Oosterbeek we went to the Kroller Muller museum. Set in the Hoge Veluwe forest, the museum is in my opinion, the perfect way to view art. It houses the second largest Vincent van … Continue reading Day Two: Visit to the Kroller Muller museum
I applaud Bitasta Roy Mehta for hitting the nail directly on the head when it comes to people management, be it in organizational practices or as individual parts of the fabric of society. What am I talking about? A book … Continue reading Learning how to THINK: review of Bitasta Roy Mehta’s book Have a THINK
10 Words Every Girl Should Learn By Soraya Chemaly / alternet.org “Stop interrupting me.” “I just said that.” “No explanation needed.” [..] “Parents interrupt girls twice as often and hold them to stricter politeness norms. Teachers engage boys, who correctly see … Continue reading “Stop interrupting me.”