A Giving Journey

A path of self-discovery & development | Your best self for a better world

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Into the light

Sunset From darkness to light INphotography A Giving Journey watermark

I woke up this morning in darkness, just to experience light. I wanted to see the Sun coming up in all its beauty and warmth. As a reminder of rebirth every day. I decided that I have hope. That I will act on it. I will use the forces available to me, in all their […]

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How I cope with this new reality

Coping with new reality INphotography AGivingJourney

I am writing about what is now all around us, impacting all of our lives. You might be tired of hearing it as it comes from everywhere, creeps into everything. Precisely because it is now so ever-present and all of us need to deal with it somehow, is why it is good to reflect on […]

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Your world of abundance

Waterlelie A Giving Journey © INphotography

You. Look no futher: the world of abundance is within you. Your hopes and dreams, skills and talents: it is all within you. Your rich source. Your playground. Your treasure chest. Abundance is here for all of us, and still it is a mindset that we have to learn. The world constantly pulls us to […]

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What is the next step on your journey?

We are now over three weeks into the new year. Residues of fireworks have been cleaned up, people have gone back to work and life started up again. With new plans and committments! Most people make New Year’s resolutions or grandiose plans, and statistics say that many of those do not make it past January. […]

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Figthing climate change is about compassion

Koala climate change INphotography

I saw an image recently on television that just seized me inside. It was a little koala, crying. His face and paws were burned, he on the side of the road, just saved from a devastating bushfire. A victim of climate change. I saw many images of climate change before. People standing on the top […]

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Do you want to keep your volunteers? Show them you care

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Volunteers are the backbone of an organisation where a lot of hands-on work and local engagement needs to be done. In the Netherlands, where I live, volunteering is very popular. According to recent studies, almost half of the adult population does volunteer work. Despite this high number, organisations often struggle to attract new volunteers or […]

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Our wedding is a way to give

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You might have guessed from the title – I will get married! With my long-time boyfriend (now fiancé!), within a few months’ time. This topic is often on my mind these days, as I just jumped into and paddling around in the large pool of wedding planning activities… It came to me that forming this […]

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My journey to veganism

Three years ago I knew that something had to change. After leaving my corporate job earlier that year, I started to rethink a lot of things in my life. I went through a turbulent period as I got more and more insights on what needed to change. I suddenly realised that many things are weighing […]

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