I was playing basketball with my 7 year old son yesterday afternoon. After playing for a little while, he threw the ball at me and said: “Here mom, for you!”. I said: “How sweet! When you do something sweet like this, I’ll play better”. And then something clicked in me: […]


I had this realization: Could it be I grew up surrounded by people with limiting thoughts? Could it be they held me back immensely? And I always mirrored myself to those limited beliefs? Is that why there’s always this feeling of being restricted, wrong and lonely, is that why I […]

I have a superpower

Occasionally I write several versions of a blog post, but never feel like it’s good enough. I know why. This happens when I believe I have to convince you, the reader. I switch from heart to head.  And when I do that, I will never be satisfied. I don’t want to […]

Marketing from the heart

Hey lovely, You were born being enough and you damn well knew it. When growing up, there were people telling you how you should act more like this and less like that, you should learn more, be the best at everything. It surprised you and you were resentful. I understand. […]


Secret 3: trust There are two ways to go. The first one is what society teaches you: fear. It wants to control you, so people say you aren’t good enough and you should be more of this and less of that. When you grow up you internalize these beliefs and […]

The secret art of being you: secret 3

Secret 2: How wonderful life is There’s something wonderful in everything. In every person, situation and feeling. It’s easy to see wonder in something that’s beautiful, but how about things you really don’t like or someone who’s making you angry? Yes, there’s something wonderful in that too.

The secret art of being you: secret 2

How do you react when you want something from your heart, but you don’t seem to be able to go there? Do you try even harder? Do you quit? Do you cry or scream? Do you ask for help?

When you really want something

Let me introduce my course The secret art of being you. I want to give you very clear steps to be your most authentic self. It will help you love everything (including YOU) with all of your heart and soul. That doesn’t mean things won’t be hard or everyone is […]

The secret art of being you: secret 1

I can let the boat go its own way – Anna Garssen – This morning this sentence came to my attention: ‘Perfection is the enemy of progress’. I agree that the wish for perfection will only work against you. But when reading the sentence, there was another word that stood […]

Standing still

Ik wil mama’s laten weten hoe geweldig ze zijn. Elke dag voor je kinderen zorgen is geweldig, maar het vraagt zóveel van je. En mama’s mogen nu weleens in wat extra aandacht krijgen! Daarom start ik project ‘mama je bent lief’.

Mama je bent lief