Embracing an uncertain future

Last month, on an early morning somewhere in the fog between dreams and dawn, I…


Why you should stay in your comfort zone more often

Life outside your comfort zone is where the magic happens. Or so they say. But…


How to combine a corporate career with a creative life

How do you find the right balance between having a corporate career and…


Becoming better at being alone - a personal story

Four years ago, on a late Saturday afternoon in an Amsterdam cafe when…


Why we need to disconnect in order to connect

Two bearded sailors from Russia entered the lobby of the hotel as I took one…


Virtual life makes us realize just how much we miss the real world

Everywhere you look on the internet right now, dozens of articles outline how…


I spent a week in the city of the future - and I’m not sure it's the future we want

It’s 9 p.m. on a Friday evening, and the streets of Songdo are eerily…


The beauty of feeling small and insignificant

I don’t recall feeling as small and insignificant as I did when we made it to…


The art of letting go, and what we can learn from the East

I have never been good at dealing with change. It first hit me in the summer of…


What I learned from confronting my smartphone habits

After a long and tiring day at the office you pick up your smartphone to listen…