I’m a huge fan of inspiring manifestos. And the following one is just amazing!

Day Of The Girl, October 11. While watching the news a few days ago, there was a small part about child marriages in Bangladesh. Basically those girls are robbed from their childhood and forced to marry a man who is a lot older and someone they don’t know at all. Every year an estimated 15million girls aged under 18 are married worldwide with little or no say in the matter. They drop… Read More

It’s Impossible, said Pride. It’s Risky, said Experience. It’s Pointless, said Reason. Give it a try, whispered the Heart.

Santorini, a Greek island, is probably one of my favorite islands so far. The colorful small houses on top of the mountains are breathtakingly stunning. One of the things that still feels like yesterday, even though it all happened in 2005, was the excursion to the volcano. This volcano is quite famous because it erupted in the past and made a big part of the island sink. It used to be 1 island,… Read More

We all heard about the eruption of the Bardabunga volcanic system in Iceland. But these videos are really impressive. It’s amazing to see things like this up close, thanks to our improving technology! Montage of the footage

This TED talk by Daria van den Bercken makes me miss playing piano. Maybe I should start playing again… To feel that state of wonder, to truly listen… and to listen without prejudice  

Sometimes my smartphone and I are one person during the week. So in a way ‘disconnecting to connect’ is something I should try during the weekends… Excellent advice, Christopher Gavigan!

One organization that in my opinion gained quite a lot of popularity the past few weeks is ‘MaxLove Project’. There was a simple social media campaign set up in honor of ‘National Childhood Cancer Awareness’ month between The Honest Company and ‘MaxLove Project’: #HonestLovesMax. A rather easy way to raise awareness and empower families fighting childhood cancer and life-threatening conditions. Justin G. Wilford, co-founder of MaxLove Project, was keen to answer some… Read More

The 2 crucial factors of a TED talk are: the speaker and the topic. Some people have this gift to talk to an audience and really grab the attention from the start of the talk. I’ve got a few favorite TED(x) talks, which I will continue to share in the next few weeks. I only recently discovered the TED talks by Sir Ken Robinson. He is an internationally recognized leader in the… Read More

Emma Watson, UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador, delivers a moving speech at United Nations Headquarters in New York. No words needed! Feminism by definition is the believe that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities  

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