Gratitude journal

So many people and situations you come across in life that have impact or experiences that pass you by too quickly. So I am going to write them down every now and again just to remind myself. In this fast paced world, being grateful is what helps you keep grounded.

People who had impact

Mom, Pascal, Dad, Wendy, Tristan, Niek, Jim, Patty J, Ferda G, Michiel W, Jules B, Anouska P, Melanie K + parents, Glenn B, Monique B + parents, Rosita, Aniel, Fel & Mel, the professors at Tilburg University, Michiel & Tom, Jules, Koen who hired me into Capgemini, Marco B. from Capgemini, Eelco, Rob, Mika, Gökalp, AM for the RJ, TH, AO and many many more old and new names will be added.

The (little) moments.. 

So many moments that mattered up until today but you have to start somewhere. Today, 17/9/’17 grateful for the serendipity to meet an old colleague in a bus in Stockholm. Good chat and 1 hour of fun at the airport.

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23/9/’17 Relaxing on a Saturday without any agenda and just some books to read.

14/10’17 Wendy was in Stockholm the whole week, a long distance relationship makes you appreciate love, time and sharing experiences even better. Cannot wait to go to Amsterdam next week to hear her first experiences at LinkedIn.

14/2/18 do I need to say more 🙂













A millennial’s self- analysis about things & experiences

lessismoreI am in the Netherlands for the Christmas break and I always like to stay with my mother because of the soul food, quality time with her and the feeling of being home. This time is special because I am moving from Dublin to Stockholm. What has this all to do with being a millennial?

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Work in progress: how I motivate myself


Sitting in an airplane on my way I took the time to reflect on the last couple of years. And actually was feeling a bit proud. I began thinking back where I started and where I still want to go. There is still a long way to go and I am not even close to where I want to be. Where is that you might ask? Well, this one time I said to my mother that she did not have to worry because I am going to the top of my world (whatever that means). What does that take? MOTIVATION. Continue reading