The Erase the Stigma Wishing Pond

The Erase the Stigma Wishing Pond. What a wonderful idea by Stacy's flutterings! A wishing pond where those who are suffering from the stigmas about living with a mental illness, can say a wish! Thanks Stacy for this awesome idea!  

The power of positive quotes!

In my darkest hours, battling depression, I craved reading optimistic quotes on Facebook and Pinterest. It helped me to focus on positive thoughts and to realise that more people are fighting and winning the same kind of battles as I was. And even now that I have recovered from my depression, on though days I... Continue Reading →

Sometimes it’s so hard… remember to bring your own sunshine and be happy! I'm recovering from a (chronic) depression. Last year I was in intensive group therapy for 10 months and I am proud to say that I've beaten this awful disease. Since this week I have been working fulltime again and most of the time I feel... Continue Reading →

Dutch summer: living in the moment

Fifth day in row with blue sky, lovely temperatures and sun! Wow, it almost feels like summer. Checking the weather forecast: rain for the whole next week. Ahhh, that's what I get for living in The Netherlands. Live in the moment, enjoy it while it lasts!! Yesterday, I took the last two hours of from... Continue Reading →

Summertime! Finally!!

The sun! The sun! After all the rain and cold, finally summer has arrived!! This weekend I have spend as much time outdoors as possible, enjoying the sun. That's why I haven't been writing on my blog for the last couple of days. When you live in The Netherlands, you need to enjoy it while it... Continue Reading →

New layout

Yesterday, I spent all evening changing the theme and layout of my blog. I'm really happy with the end result. It's nice and clean. I love the featured image ruler on the homepage and the archives pages with excerpts and photos. What do you guys think of it?

How to make your own pinboard?

A while ago my coat rack came off the wall and I ended up with an empty white wall with (huge!) holes in it.  The wall was too fragile to attach any decent coat rack to it. So, I decided to make my own, wall-sized, design pinboard to showcase some of my art. Check it... Continue Reading →

Create your own jewelry

I've been blogging for over two weeks now. And I haven't blogged about one of my passions yet: creating my own jewelry. Over the last decade or so, I have been creating my own jewelry with beads I bought at stores. About a year ago I started making my own beads from polymer clay. And... Continue Reading →

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