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Lessons from the ocean 2
Lessons from the ocean 2

You enter the water and look around you. There is 15 boys and you. You do not mind, you grew up with boys and feel comfortable with them. The waves start breaking over the reef. The fight begins. Wit…

Een spiegel voor de ziel
Een spiegel voor de ziel

De oceaan reflecteert niet alleen prachtig het zonlicht en de omgeving, maar opereert ook als een spiegel voor onze ziel. Tien jaar geleden ontdekte ik surfen. Ik was meteen verkocht. Als watermen…

Fear of water
Fear of water

I have never told anyone this but I used to be so scared of the water. My fear of the water explained the fact that as a kid it took me 3 times to get my swimming diploma. My swimming itself was quit…

Lessons from the ocean
Lessons from the ocean

In this blog I share my lessons from the ocean. Every day the ocean teaches me about life. Somehow my biggest passion also allows me to develop the most on a personal level. It clears my mind whil…

One real responsibility
One real responsibility

A blog about our only real responsibility in life. This is how i woke up this morning. These past two weeks made me realize how lucky i am with my family and friends. How grateful i am to be able …

What do you choose?
What do you choose?

A blog about the choices we have in our lives I used to be very shy and quiet. I was afraid, afraid to express myself, to expose myself, perhaps to be afraid of myself. I remember very well that o…

Intentions
Intentions

A blog about how everything can change every single day I wake up and set the intention that i would like to feel positively surprised that day. An hour later I check my email and i have an email …

Voices
Voices

A blog about the different voices in our head In the morning light i am looking at the ocean. The sets are rolling in. Two to three meters, it is hard to judge since the waves break so far out. T…

Life over survival
Life over survival

A blog about how I choose life over survival And then the house is really empty. It feels weird thinking about leaving Amsterdam and the Netherlands for now. It seems like i am not able to realize…

Hit the road
Hit the road

A blog about how I hit the road And then youre sleeping on a small mat in your room. You have sold all your stuff and all you have left is some books, clothes, your surfboard and your race bike. I…