Category Archives: Simplify

October 12

7 Simple Rules for Happiness

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated  – (Confucius) Just 7 simple rules and then you’re set! Promise! :-) And “no”, I don’t put them all into practice every day ;-) but at least I am aware of them and try to enjoy life, cherish special moments and give love & warmth as […]

September 22

1 Year Carpe Diem Moments

Yeah! Tomorrow it’s been one year since I started Carpe Diem Moments. It started all with my thought to spend more time in doing what I love. And – as I love taking pictures and reading quotes that inspire me – I’ve started my blog on Sunday September 23, 2012 to share my Carpe Diem Moments. […]

June 23

Let it be! It is What it is!

“Let it be, Let it be, Let it be, Let it be…Whisper words of wisdom… Let it be…” – The Beatles. I love this song … and the meaning of it! Let it be. Let it go. Let it happen. Have a peaceful mind. Acceptance: It is what it is! To be honest – isn’t […]

May 30

Be You. Find You. Be Happy with that!

“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.” Last weekend I had a wonderful day with one of my best friends. We do this quite regularly. Such a day always gives me a lot of energy. We had a wonderful lunch, enjoyed the moment, and […]

May 12

Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

“Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening, it just stops you from enjoying the good” It seems like it’s pretty easy when you read this quote, but … I am struggling with it quite regularly. ;-)  So… let’s make it simple.  ‘Don’t Worry and Be Happy!’  Worry is a total waste of time. It […]

April 20

Happy Little Things

“The little things in life create the biggest smiles. Be Happy! Not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything. You can be as happy as you allow yourself to be” I do believe it’s the little things in life that make us happy. Small gestures and simple pleasures […]

March 17

How to Simplify Life!

“Nobody is going to Simplify Your life for you. You’ve got to Simplify things Yourself” Last week I read an article in the Dutch magazine ‘Happinez’ about ‘the Richness of Simplicity’.  I immediately recognized a lot of things. What I liked most was that a solution is in fact quite simple. In the end we have […]