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A summer day in Amsterdam

While walking down the city's streets on a splendid summer day in Amsterdam the well-balanced atmosphere feels fantastic.

Smooth transition

When setting different goals, you enter the road of transition. By doing so, you will come to the point ...

Comfort space

Personal comfort space is always hard-fought and yet essential. Hence, one should not neglect but mind it.

The big picture

In the rush of everyday life, it is the big picture that guides the way. But at times a good eye for detail can change it for

Worlds far away

Worlds far away often seem attractive when things become serious, yet the limited focus and a lack ...

The play of life’s colors

With different looks, perceptions, and charisma, we all rump around in this playground called earth ...

The center of attention

Some cannot live without being the center of attention. But the real problem is how much they get and not how much they demand

Breathing space of norms

Expectations and norms shape everyday life, and though they are essential for coexistence, they are sometimes also in need of

Talking observers

Humans love to talk whenever, wherever, and with whom they can. Yet, at times silence is gold and you may better make ...

The turning point

Finding your place is a tough task in life. However, waiting for the turning point might not provide a good ...

Magic moments

The surprising glare of the warm sun shows its magic on this Sunday evening, but magic moments never last forever ...

Carefree land

As the last obligation of this day has been fulfilled, the hour is finally striking. Finally, I go travel to "carefree land" .

The crowd

There is a constant urge to stand out from the crowd. However, it is often forgotten that real love does not depend on appeara

Amidst greenery

Currently, there is not too much room to experience and therefore many find themselves amidst greenery ...

Persistence

When having ideas, it is tempting to plunge into an adventure quickly. Yet persistence might bring success rather than pace ..

Tunnel vision

Some stories cause thoughts to follow a tunnel vision but this is not always helpful ...

Making an effort

Acts with personal importance attract the inner critic. Yet the effort to reach unrealistic goals often is for nothing ...

Daily grind

In the daily grind, processes and structures frequently look alike, yet it might be worth sometimes leave the comfort zone ...

Sparkles

As the warmth hits the skin the eyes process the moment's beauty - sparkles of what lies ahead shortly ...

A venture

Sometimes you have to set out on a path even under adverse conditions and such a venture often becomes an adventure ...

Joy

At times, keeping cool is hard. Yet, memorable moments of joy are always crossing ways ...

Retreat

A retreat provides the opportunity to withdraw from the outside world - a place to calm down ...

A trip to memories

Various thoughts are constantly in our heads. Yet, some of them invite to a trip to memories ...

Thoughts

Taking a time off from unpleasant thoughts is a difficult task but short breaks allow ...

Loosing shelter

Finding a shelter to stay in serves elementary needs, but nowadays, one is often obliged to try one's luck elsewhere

Trapped inside

The monotony of these days causes the feeling of being trapped. Yet, there will be brighter times to come and if ...

Proportion

Recently, many aspects of life got mixed up. In this mess, the proportions of relevance reinvent themselves with surprises ...

Pace

New tasks keep popping up in everyday life. But sometimes their pace is so fast that it is difficult to keep up ...

Strangers

In life, strangers cross our ways, and if we are lucky, they become friends. But sometimes, things change ...

The solitude of one’s home

These days, many got used to the solitude of one's home. However, it is possible to brighten up this monotone standstill

The giver

Taking is an easy thing but in the circle of life, everybody becomes a giver at one point...

Finding a home

Finding a home is an elementary part of life. Yet, it is one of the hardest things to achieve ...

Limited options

At times, where are forced to make decisions, and this often implies limited options

The attempt of planning

This year is different for everybody. While plans changed, reality shifted, and almost nothing is the same now ...

Ideas

When thoughts turn into ideas, it is a difficult path to implement them. Yet if one achieves this goal, one will be richly rew

The dreamer

When a dreamer starts to see paradise with opened eyes, dreams transform into reality ...

Being tall yet feeling small

Now and then the inner critical voice makes itself being heard. It presents the bigger, better, and sort of more that makes on

Beyond the horizon

When staring too long at the horizon, one can quickly lose bearings. But often, many surprises arise ...

Walking in new shoes

Walking in new shoes is not an easy thing to do because this change often feels uncomfortable. But over time ...

A snapshot of the time being

Modern humans often disappear in abundance but pure moments of intimacy offer a chance ...

Finding shelter

Everybody experiences overwhelming events. In these moments, finding shelter provides a tool ...

The joy of living together

Diversity is what we have in common, and though we admire it one the one hand, it also causes living together to be a noble ar

A brief moment

Dealing with the essential is a tough task but frequently the unexpected brief moments can cause us to pay attention to them .

Taking a rest

Though relaxing should be the easiest thing to do, moving thoughts are not long in coming. Taking a rest is a noble art and ..

Wherever I go

Eyes that no longer wander lose their broad perspective. Though, the temptation of change is always present wherever I go.

World of opportunities

Routines are crucial in life, but too often, they prevent us from taking opportunities. However, there are no ...

The attraction of beats

As we are dipping into the beats of music, we cast off the outside world. We experience each other ...

Locked down

It is hard to be patient when there is no change in prospect. When locked down, every day looks the same. But the satisfying t

Peace of mind

We are living in a tense atmosphere, but life offers endless possibilities to find peace of mind: Get to know balconia ...

Noise

It is quite loud these days. But how can we make sure that we do not drown in the overflow of noise?

On the road

When we decide to go on the road, we have a vision of what will happen. But is it really us who decides where we're going next

A photography morning met Francis and Nynke

I met Francis and Nynke in Utrecht to take photos of their new office and their daily work.

Change

When life transforms, it is easy to get lost in thoughts but we need to find the courage becoming our own master

Decision

Making a decision is a tough thing! Everything is possible but nothing is necessary for the possibilities and impressions life

Convenience

Customs establish orders and though they become a convenience. When convincing voices fall silent, the convention’s content

Illusion

Illusion: There is high confidence about the correct perception out there but sparkles blind and we bear the risk that reality

Memories

A story of 5 minutes of Memories: For just a few moments, I give myself up to this pureness: The radiant glow of colors, the f