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Gracious grateful

Last year I saw the interview of Tony Robbins with Alice Herz-Sommer. She was 108 years at the time and still practicing her piano three hours a day. A holocaust survivor, who says the main reason for being able to survive was seeing the beauty in everything. What an amazing woman, what an inspiring story. […]

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Programming for success

Do you sometimes feel like you’re in quicksand and not getting anywhere? I know I do and so does my son. Last year we decided to follow a six-week program for personal development together. This program is described in a book we both have, “Elements of Success” by Nisandeh Neta (unfortunately it’s not available at […]

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Inspiration 005

Creativity has several facets. Usually we think of artists when we hear the word creativity, but everyone can be creative. I love this quote by Maya Angelou and I want to add that not only do you have more creativity when you use more, but also when you share more. When one person has a […]

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Do you like the combination of Nature and Culture?

My husband and I live in the south of the Netherlands, so whenever we want to have a break, we can choose from three countries: Holland, Belgium and Germany. We both like to hike, we enjoy nature immensely, and we are also big fans of culture. If we draw a circle of a two-hour drive […]

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Showing the overseas family around

Over 45 years ago my cousin from Australia visited us for the Easter Holidays. Since I was second best in English in our family and my father had to work, I was her designated tour guide. Being 14 at the time and living in Holland, there were a couple of things I really wanted to […]

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