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I constantly see things I didn’t see before. Like looking at a work of art that has been thoroughly cleaned, or watching it from a fresh perspective, or with a new appreciation. I guess it has…

If you feel like shit, don’t look in the direction of the shit for answers. I know, because this is what I’ve been doing most of my life, and it created countless smelly, dark and anxious…

‘You’re in denial’, whispers the mind. (I know that argumentation very well.) ‘You’re just selfish and naive’ is another one of its popular lines. They used to make me cringe, those judgements, the objections, the mental…

The blinking cursor. Dread, in pixels. A white, empty page, waiting for brilliance. Or is it? SO many people have confided in me their deep wish to write a book. And when I ask them ‘what’s…

Sadness is beautiful. It’s also sad, of course, but what a precious gift! Feeling lost, feeling lonely. Feeling a heavy ball of tears in your throat. All these shades of pain. Looking out of the window,…

I’m sorry. Not because I did something wrong, not because I’m ashamed of my actions, but because I respect my humanness, and being sorry is an important part of that. I’m not sorry for making a…

And all of a sudden, I am visited by a crushing sadness. It feels like showing up on my own funeral, head down, arms hanging heavily, watching the darkness surround me, sobbing in silence while it’s…

Something holds it all. The pain and the pleasure, the rise and the fall. The mornings, the evenings. The dreams and the doubts. Something holds it all. The rain and the sun and the tired leaves…