Book presentation Nature Moments

What a wonderful weekend to have the Nature Moments book presentation! There was sun, there were bees, dogs, old friends, new friends, family, colleagues, former colleagues, instagram friends. I got to tell them how this book came about, people started seeing nature with new eyes, there was beer, there were snacks, it was just a […]

Special limited edition + shop

To celebrate my new book, I made a surprise box in a very limited edition. It’s a… #Flowerstages Starters Kit. For people who love flowers just as much as I do. There are lots of goodies in there, handpicked by me. If you count the hours I’ve put into the box, it’s worth a thousand […]

Nature Tonic

Nature Tonic – the English version of my new book – already received some lovely reviews on Goodreads.com. And to be honest, the reviewers even described my book better than I have myself, so I will quote them. Annie from Nonstop Reader posted this: “Nature Tonic: A Year in My Mindful Life is a year-long journaling […]

Workshop Nature Tonic

Lately, I’ve been giving more workshops, more focussed on drawing nature, because of my second book: Nature tonic. In an hour or longer, I give different assignments around drawing natural objects. I’ll teach you how to draw them without stress and being distracted by your critical mind, but more as a way to connect with […]

Happinez Festival

Last weekend I attended the Happinez Festival as ‘an artist’: I gave a workshop every day in the Moon Yurt.  I talked about how creativity can help us to be more mindful, and how mindfulness helps us to be more creative. And how, in the end, these are all means to find little moments of […]

In the Dutch brochure

Soon the publisher’s brochure is going out to book sellers in the country, for them to order my second book. And they made such a cool display! How awesome is that? I def want one for in my home. Do you own a shop and want to sell my books? Contact me and I’ll direct […]

Look! my new book ready for pre-order!

Oh my! I just checked Amazon and saw that my next book is already out there to be pre-ordered. a bit soon, I would say, we’re still in the process of making it. But it looks so nice! This book is all about nature, and how to have a nature moment every day. Illustrated by […]

Take it Slow and start dancing

The latest issue of International Flow magazine features three of my articles. 1 Digging the Dancing Queen – For this feature, I investigated the benefits of dancing. Does dancing make you happy? What happens in your brain when you move to the music? The starting point of this investigation was the wonderful night I had […]