DIY: Reusing candle glasses

I am a big fan of scented candles. The scents I tend to buy are very woodsy and fresh. I try to stay away from the very sweet smelling candles. They often make me feel a little nauseous after a while. The ones I’ve been buying were very cheap and from a Dutch store called…

How to: not overspend during the holidays

You’re probably Christmas shopping at the moment, or you’ve finished your shopping. You may have realized in the shops that there are so many good deals at the moment. But remember to not be a fool and spend every last penny you have. The marketing during these days are amazing, that’s the marketing student side…

Christmas gift ideas

It’s beginning to a lot like Christmaaaas. Everywhere you go! Yes, finally! I am so excited for Christmas guys. It maybe truly is the best time of year. Everyone is in a festive mood. People get excited to spend time with their family and friends. They get excited about getting them gifts and sharing precious…

Feeling a little under the weather?

It is that time when everyone is getting sick and doesn’t feel that great. This is perfectly normal with the weather changing between the seasons. That means it is also the time to take a little extra care of yourself. I’ve been noticing some things to. I am constantly feeling a little under the weather….

Doing little things for yourself

Sometimes I can get into these funky days or weeks when I’m not feeling quite myself. I either feel a little stressed out, tired, or I have times when I could be much happier. On such days what really matters are the little things you do. Most importantly, the little things you do for yourself. …

How to: Study effectively

When it comes to studying for tests I am not the person who reads everything only once and knows everything by then. I am the person who has to work so hard to remember even the easiest things. The problem isn’t that I don’t understand anything, the problem is that I don’t remember anything. It…

Changing my habits

I am a person of structure. I work best when I know I have many things I need to do and my days are fully planned. It’s the pressure that get’s me going. When I don’t have much to do and I have lot of spare time, I get nothing done. That’s because I don’t…

“Dear Hate” by Maren Morris and Vince Gill

  With everything going on in the world and always hearing and seeing bad news everywhere, I can get a bit overwhelmed and emotional. It really makes me think why people feel the need to hurt other people. And not just anyone, but innocent people with families, friends, hopes and dreams. People who do not…

Movie Review: Mother!

We need to talk about the movie ‘Mother!’. If you’ve seen it, you know why this is a topic to talk about. If you haven’t seen it, I am not sure I’d recommend it to you. Actually, yes, I would recommend it. You need to see what all the fuss is about. I do need…

You’ll get there

“The strongest factor for success is self-esteem. Believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.” This quote is something I have been struggling with a lot the last period of time. Believing in myself wasn’t my strongest point. I am talking about believing in myself in my academics. My…

Is it fall yet?

A lot of people get annoyed with me every time I say I’m excited for fall. They’re like: What are you saying, it hasn’t even really been summer yet. And that is exactly the reason why I want it to be fall. This year the summer doesn’t even feel like summer. In the Netherlands we…

Easy way to save money

I have the problem that when I have money, I spend money. When I don’t have that much, I know exactly what I can and cannot spend. Saving money can be a real challenge sometimes. But I have found a way that really works for me, and I want to share this with you with…