5 things I’ve learned about life from my injury

5 things I’ve learned about life from my injury

How the hell did I end up here? Last July I was on vacation, noticing a little pinch in my shoulder when I sat back up from taking a nap on the beach. Last August I felt a weird pain creeping up my biceps when doing face pulls or pull ups. I took some pain killers...
Vacuum

Vacuum

We are not wired to be alone. It doesn’t matter if you read this blogpost and are surrounded by the most amazing family and friends you can imagine. Or if you read this post and you sit amongst a group of people you cannot really connect with. Or if you’re reading...
HISTORY DOESN’T REPEAT ITSELF

HISTORY DOESN’T REPEAT ITSELF

Your first relationship will not be like your second. Your new job will not be like your old. This summer will not be like last one. Your new home will not be like your old. Don’t project old experiences, memories and feelings into new situations. I usually write...
The axe analogy: What millennials are missing

The axe analogy: What millennials are missing

I figured something my generation is lacking is patience. Think about the last time you pursued something? Maybe something as small as trying to make someone go on a date with you? How long did you stay persistent until you thought she/he is probably not worth it...
The best teacher I’ve ever had

The best teacher I’ve ever had

I am disciplined. I know that success is black and white. The most disappointing thing is knowing I could have done better but I didn’t put in the work. I am ambitious. I constantly set myself goals that I desperately want to fulfil. I know that excuses are not going...
What to change if you feel stuck

What to change if you feel stuck

I was always the kid who wanted change. I always wanted “more” of “something else”, even though I didn’t have a clear vision of what that “more” was. Whenever I started developing any sort of routine, or felt stuck about where I was at, I was easily bored and annoyed...
PASSION

PASSION

What do you think of when you think of passion?  Your passion? Here are some things that I know some of my friends, or I am passionate about. Things that we associate with passion. Dancing. Singing. Writing. Reading. Connecting. Lifting. Drawing. Running. Editing....
A different approach to core values and being your true self

A different approach to core values and being your true self

Last week was an eventful week. I’ve (not literally) been hit in the face pretty badly – but I got out of the dump quicker than I thought I would – and found myself on top of a mountain again. One of my new year’s resolutions was to adapt to change...
Mid – gap year thoughts

Mid – gap year thoughts

Ever since I left high school the trajectory of my life, and the one of many of my friends has been uncertain like it has never been before. We experience something that is completely new to us and that no one at school or at home could have prepared us for.   When I...