Too Much or Not Enough?


Recently I have been feeling tired and out of sync. I blamed the weather, my back problems, a few interrupted nights. But there was more. It wasn’t until I read an article of my first life coach on revisiting your … Continue reading

Connecting the dots


I often get asked to speak at networking events. Usually about Creativity. I often say yes. I often am able to get my message across to the networking group. I often get to meet interesting women (and men). Recently however, … Continue reading

The theory of creativity


   Teresa Amabile, a well known professor at Harvard Business school, is primarily known for her research and writing on creativity. According to her, creativity has 3 components: Expertise: your knowledge about the subject Creative Thinking skills: the tools that … Continue reading

How to empty your head


   “There is a direct correlation between physical exertion and mental relief.”  ― Sakyong Mipham I started running late in life. I was a gymnast in my teens and spent my 20ies doing absolutely nothing…The first time my ex husband … Continue reading

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