Category Archives: Carpe Diem

December 23

Enjoy the Moment!

‘We are always getting ready to live, but never living’ ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This is so true. I think that most of us are doing this every single day. We plan and we say ‘I will do that when….’ But are we doing all that ‘getting ready’ and missing out on the bigger picture. This […]

December 08

Happiness at the ‘Winter’ Beach

“Happiness is the settling of the soul into its most appropriate spot” ~Aristotle To be honest, I am not much of a winter lover – mainly because I am a bit scared when I have to drive in the snow or on an icy road – but I do like the smell of fresh air, the […]

December 01

Happy Positive Thinking!

“If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine” It’s much easier said than done to shift your focus to positive thoughts. Sometimes you just have an off-day! Some things that I do to help overcome negative thoughts are: 1. Pilates: It takes my focus away from my thoughts. 2. Smile: […]

November 21

Happy Home Inspiration

“Little Things Make Big Days!” Sometimes you just need to do something totally different for a couple of hours. The result is that you can focus your mind afterwards! And that’s exactly what I did this afternoon. :) I went to an interior warehouse (called “Loods 5”)… to clear my mind, to get some inspiration for […]

November 17

Happy Hearts!

Home is where the heart is. It’s weekend! Outside it’s cold, misty and somber. It’s absolutely weather to stay inside. One of the little things that make me happy is a saturday with hardly no plans. Read some magazines, get some inspiration, put on candles and use the fireplace. I like to potter around my home – […]

November 04

Smile at the World

“Never regret something if it once made you smile :)” “You have one life to live & when it’s all said and done, you will know… happiness is a choice.” I often say to myself: A day not laughed is a day not lived! But a smile doesn’t always mean that we’re happy. Sometimes it simply […]

October 20

My Happy Home!

What do you feel every time you come home and open the door? When I come home, work from home or just relax at home I simply feel happy for being there. This weekend – at least on Sunday – I don’t have many plans. How good feels that! After some heavily scheduled weekends & […]