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The power of social media

Real interaction. Connection. Creativity. Solutions for real problems. Social media is a powerful tool. In this inspiration shot I would like to share the three most unusual ways in which I have personally used the platforms that some call ‘useless and impersonal’. Share my pleasant surprise? Will you [...]

The power of social media 2018-07-17T10:50:24+00:00

Prescan: useful or just a medical adventure?

When a friend asked if I wanted to join him for a two day medical ‘prescan’ trip to Germany, my first reaction was ‘no way!’ Why would I put my healthy body through all kinds of medical procedures? But then I realized that my mom just had breast cancer [...]

Prescan: useful or just a medical adventure? 2018-07-12T11:08:48+00:00


How to replace a lost drivers license when you are not registered? For the first time in 5 years of living without registration, 'the system' now really has me checkmate; I cannot replace my lost drivers license. After losing my handbag and wallet, I managed to renew my bank [...]

CHECKMATE 2018-06-29T14:07:46+00:00

Do you really need a fixed place to live?

Do you really need a fixed place to live? We are lucky to live in an age where planes and communication technology make the world smaller than ever. Why live in an expensive city, when you can reside on a tropical island? Why have the fixed [...]

Do you really need a fixed place to live? 2018-06-21T08:06:28+00:00

Turn anything in to a business

Turn anything into a business - inspiration shot May "How do you manage to turn anything that happens to you into a business or fun project?” Entrepreneurship doesn’t have to be a struggle. However, opportunities are not always obvious. Many people wonder how I can turn a transatlantic [...]

Turn anything in to a business 2018-05-25T11:12:27+00:00

Travel light – packing advice

“How can you travel with only one small carry-on bag?” Many people (especially women) think that you can never bring everything you need. As an example, I will show you exactly what I bring and how I pack. This is what [...]

Travel light – packing advice 2018-05-04T21:20:24+00:00

Turn it around

Many 'difficult' challenges can be resolved by looking at them differently. Writing a book? Start with the back cover! Giving a presentation? Writing your website or newsletter? Thinking of social media posts? Don't think like a marketer (I want to sell something), but like a publisher (What problems [...]

Turn it around 2018-05-24T06:45:20+00:00

Book inspiration Feb 2018

I'll never forget... ...the day I held the first print of my first book in my hand. I felt proud of the achievement, excitement that others would soon have access to my story, and the satisfaction of a huge project completed. Can you imagine holding a book that you have [...]

Book inspiration Feb 2018 2018-02-27T15:15:38+00:00

How to light your fire without a burnout… Energy management for people with a passion

How can you follow your dreams without ending up in a nightmare? How can let your passion guide you, without the risk of being paralyzed by disappointment? How can you achieve huge results without depleting your reserves? This book is for strong, passionate, driven people, who want to find sustainable ways to keep focusing on their goals without ending in collapse. It is a personal account with sound advice on how to balance your feminine and masculine side. To let go when you need to, yet to persevere when you have to; and to know the difference.

How to light your fire without a burnout… Energy management for people with a passion 2018-02-22T13:19:50+00:00

10 ideas for a successful non-fiction book

Some of the best book ideas are very simple. Starting with a proven format will make the writing process much less overwhelming. Let's dive into the 10 most successful non-fiction book models to get you inspired. 1. The Memoir or Biography Most of us love hearing other people's stories, [...]

10 ideas for a successful non-fiction book 2018-02-19T23:33:25+00:00