My personal blog is basically my journey into what matters in the world and why. I find life lessons in conversations that I have, or while I’m watching a movie, or when I’m reading a book. Beneath you’ll find the life lessons that I think are worth sharing. Pick the one that matches your interest.

10 successful people who failed hard but used it as fuel on their road to success

Sometimes it's more interesting to talk about failures than about achievements. Especially when the screw-ups come from people that turned out really well. Read on for some examples of people who failed but actually used those failures on their way to success.

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Secure your own oxygen mask first before you assist others

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5 Things I Learned From David Bowie

It’s now been over 4 years since the tragic death of David Bowie. Besides the fact that he must have lived life to the fullest - doing things god has forbidden, Bowie…

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The value of what people say about you when you’re not in the room

It can be interesting to understand how people experience you and view you. Not because they are always right, but because they might see a certain aspect of you that…

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    Lisanne Swart

    This is my personal blog, where I share about the people I meet, the books I’m reading, and what I’m learning. I hope that you’ll join the conversation.


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