Category Archive: Happy Days

What I learnt in 2016

As the year is approaching an end I, like so many others, feel a need to reflect.  Let’s see if I remember how to… This time last year, I still kept this blog… Continue reading

Mission accomplished

And just like that, they were gone. My three girlfriends that whirled into this house 2,5 weeks ago and filled it with laughter, spontaneous yoga sessions, deep conversations, lots of raw chocolate and… Continue reading

The magic of Bali Spirit Festival

There is no doubt that Ubud has a spiritual energy. The smell of incense offered outside temples and altars. The face of devotion, dignity and dedication, in the eyes of the Balinese. The… Continue reading

A new perspective and aligned purpose

Way up here, with Bali beneath and India before me, my mind becomes the clear sky. And every event and encounter since I started this journey, white, puffy clouds. From this perspective, I… Continue reading

Getting back to business

Two weeks into the new year and I am feeling a pull of pressure. In a good get going kind of way. I have let days drift by, going from one juice bar… Continue reading

I see you, and raise you

Cradled in a crowd of strangers And the hustle and bustle of a place Where nobody knows my name I take whatever turns I please Street vendors, neon signs, garlands and gold I… Continue reading

Beautiful days at H20 Yoga Centre

I volunteered 2,5 weeks at H20 Yoga & Meditation Centre and helped around the Centre a few hours a day in exchange for accommodation, all yoga and meditation classes, food, water and a… Continue reading

Too much of a good thing

Today is a beautiful day. Like most days, here on Gili Islands, it is sunny and about 30 degrees, the ocean is crystal blue and there is a steady flow of dive boats,… Continue reading

Change of career, not of heart

I am at the early stages of changing career. At the same time, I’ve been doing it all along. I have always been kind and caring, social and service-minded. Whether I was scanning… Continue reading

The Ubud effect keeps giving

The Ubud effect keeps giving. I find myself running into the same people, and presented with the same kinds of deep conversations, in the same kind of raw food restaurants. Everything is different,… Continue reading