What is happiness?

I spend an amazing day yesterday with the guy who is now my new friend (I call him no-third-date-guy ;-)) We get on so well, and I confess I am still hoping for more… But that’s not the topic of this blog. At the end of the day we watched the movie ‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’. If you haven’t seen it yet, go and watch it! Such a beautiful movie!

But it made me think: what makes me happy? And even though I do agree with most of the findings of the film, I am not sure if I could come up with it by myself. So let me take a few examples from the movie. Continue reading


From date to friend

Once in a while it happens that I go on a date and think ‘I don’t fancy that guy, but I’d really like to be friends with him’. I may have suggested it once or twice, but nothing ever came out of it. Did they think ‘What the hell, this is not what I signed up for’ or ‘If I can’t date you, you won’t have anything of me’ or anything like it? It’s hurt speaking, or pride, and I don’t judge them for it, it is a natural reaction I guess. So I am wondering: is it possible to be friends with someone you first met with romantic intentions? Continue reading

Need inspiration?

I have a confession to make: I’m a sucker for those inspirational quotes one can find everywhere on Instagram, Facebook etc. So I thought I’ll share some of them with you. So in case you need a picker upper or some inspiration 😉 you know where to find it.

Why do I like them? They are full of wisdom, packed into a few words. They speak to our hearts. They hit the nail on the head. They are lovely reminders of what is important, help to re-focus and express values beautifully.

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