Tag Archive: Gratitude

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

When to hold on, when to let go

In the last dying day of the year, I let out a sigh. Someone holds me tight, and I realize, how much grief I carry, how much healing I crave. Palm trees are… Continue reading

Passion bearing fruit

I am back in Ubud. Ubud is back in me. This time is different though. This time I am staying. At least long enough to know, where to go from here. And so… Continue reading

An invitation

There was no knocking on heaven’s door It was wide open And there was no need for introduction We had known each other From before We shared our gifts, and there was food… Continue reading

Stranded in Singapore

I am in Singapore on a so called ‘visa run’ from Indonesia. That is, my 30 days were up and I had to leave the country, only to return for another 30 days.… 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

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

Meditating on my next move

It’s the first of December and I have been traveling for exactly one month. But what I’ve learnt over the years is that it isn’t about the places you go that matters but… Continue reading

Once a Thief…

Same selfie, same smile. A snapshot two years apart. In one I am walking out of THE THIEF Hotel after signing my contract, feeling excited and nervous about the new job. In the other I walk… Continue reading

Breezy beach thoughts

I find myself on a beautiful beach, with a name of many vocals, on an island in Greece. On my one side, the turquoise water gently laps the shoreline, where tourists and locals… Continue reading