Selfies, Women’s Self-Respect and Camaraderie

Everyone does selfies. But if you and I do it, I bet it’s only our friends and family who will say something about it. If Kim Kardashian does it, it’s another story. I must say that I hardly know anything about the woman. In the last days already two people mentioned her latest selfie, but […]

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What to Do with a Writer’s Block?

Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt is this: Have you had an extended writer’s block? How long did it last? What did you do to break out of it, and do you have tips for other bloggers? Some months ago I wrote a post about my search for inspiration, as I had spent some time without writing, for an absolute lack […]

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If I Could Get Rid of One Worry

If I could permanently get rid of one worry what would that be? That’s today’s NaBloPoMo prompt. I’m reluctant to write about this because it may get too personal but hey, I signed up for this, and let’s be brave. There are a few things that I could put on a list of worries, and […]

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How to Make Long Lasting Connections

Today’s prompt for NaBloPoMo is about any skills or knowledge I have that others don’t, which I could share with a How-To post. I have a resume…I have a LinkedIn profile. People can read them if they want to know about knowledge and skills. I have one ability though, that I wasn’t aware of until someone said it to me.

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Proverbs series 1

As part of the Ancient Proverbs Challenge, some have been selected to illustrate in three languages, how the same has been used in totally different languages and cultures.   If you use any of them in your specific language, just add as a comment. English: Experience is the mother of wisdom. Dutch: Wijsheid komt met […]

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We Need Minimal Views to Open our Minds

This week’s DP Photo Challenge asks for Minimalism. While riding my bike on my way home, I used my iPhone 5 to capture this peaceful view from a bridge over the Amstel river, which crosses the city of Amsterdam.

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We Fight No Talent War Here

You’ll see me posting daily this month; I joined NaBloPoMo – ‘National Blog Posting  Month’ organized by BlogHer. The goal of NaBloPoMo is for participants to write a post a day for an entire month. Day 3 prompt: write about an amazing imaginary brand or organization you’d love to work with. What would their pitch to you […]

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