Your life: a soundtrack

Music is the soundtrack of your life. – Dick Clark The other day, I was sitting on my couch having a glass of wine with a friend. We were talking about music and she mentioned Nirvana. All of a sudden … Continue reading

Trust your gut

  You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, … Continue reading

Do you consciously or unconsciously adjust your judgement and actions


We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails  – Bertha Calloway This morning the word ADJUST popped into my mind. According to the Free Dictionary it means: To change so as to match or fit; cause to … Continue reading

The Difficulty of New Beginnings

  Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – SenecaRemember that first day of school?Each year it was the same: exciting and scary at the same time.A mix of the known and the unknown.Excitement to be starting something new … Continue reading

Miranda’s favorite things

My past lists of favorite things (1, 2, 3) have been very popular. I love to share things I find extraordinary for different reasons. Sometimes they can be creative or very useful, other times they can be tasty or simply … Continue reading

Dress yourself happy

Some time ago, I wrote about ‘How to be sexy and why it’s good for you’ and it got me a lot of reactions. Many women mentioned they had started wearing a dress more often after reading my post… Today … Continue reading

A playlist of music to make you happy


There are many studies that show that when you listen to music that moves you, your brain releases dopamine, a feel-good chemical. (study). Listening to your favorite song can help you sleep better, lessen pain,decrease stress and improve anxiety and … Continue reading

We are all artists

seth godin conference

Some years ago, I went to a speech by author, entrepreneur, agent of change, inventor of words Seth Godin in Antwerp (Belgium). I have read a few of his books and follow his pondering via his blog and I like … Continue reading

Inspiration vs. Motivation: You need to know the difference to see why it matters to your success


“Just don’t give up on trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” —Ella Fitzgerald (this article first appeared on Womensquotes) When I was asked by … Continue reading

How to find inner peace

Inner peace

“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” – Unknown What is inner peace? Inner peace (or peace of mind) refers to a state of being mentally and spiritually at … Continue reading