Documentary: Crip Camp

Last week was the first time I wrote about a certain type of discrimination: ableism. I wrote that post to introduce the subject to you, because I feel that everybody should know what ableism is. From there on, we can learn more about it. That’s why I am sharing a documentary concerning ableism with you today. Today I am sharing more about the documentary Crip Camp.

Continue reading “Documentary: Crip Camp”

Ableism

Over the past year I’ve learned more about intersectional feminism. There have been books which I’ve read, podcasts I’ve listened to, social media I’ve learned from and more. All sorts of information made available by people who fight for a just world. Everything I am sharing today I have learned from them and I will list some amazing sources below. Today I want to discuss with you: ableism.

Continue reading “Ableism”

Why we Should Pay for Journalism

Today, there are a lot of options to gather news for free. In the Netherlands there are multiple websites who offer you news for free. At the same time, there’s also a group of people who use social media as their news platform, another form of free news. There is no such things as free news, because journalism is a profession. When news is free, there are a lot of downsides to this. Today I want to tell you more about why I think we should pay for journalism.

Continue reading “Why we Should Pay for Journalism”

5 Tips to Minimize Your Wardrobe

In September 2021 I moved to a student flat, where I have a closet which is smaller than what I was used to. It has about 10 hangers and 6 shelves. There I put everything, from my shoes to my summer and winter clothing. All the clothes I own. That in itself is a tip to minimize in your closet, just own a very tiny closet haha! Since I have limited space I got rid of even more clothing this past 7 months. There are some principles that I apply to minimize my closet. Today I’ll share them with you. Here are 5 tips to minimize your wardrobe.

Continue reading “5 Tips to Minimize Your Wardrobe”

News & Personal Impact | March 2022

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. This way news gets negative and people feel like the world around them is changing for the worse. They lose trust and feel powerless. Yet, sciences proves it over and over again: the world is getting better every day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a month in these posts. A mix of positive and bad news, but mostly positive, to make sure that positive news has the upper-hand. Along, I share a practical tip on what you can do to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a campaign to support, anything. To make you feel in power, because we are! This way you’ll know about the positive news, how to keep it that way, the negative news and how to change that!

Continue reading “News & Personal Impact | March 2022”

Series: POSE

It’s been a while, but today I am sharing a must watch with you again. A series I’ve been hooked on from the very beginning, but which has ended recently. I am bummed that the series has come to an ending, I want more. I am sharing the series today because it’s simply amazing, but also because I think this series is important, socially speaking. Today I am telling you more about the series: POSE.

Continue reading “Series: POSE”

Sustainable Barbecuing

In the Netherlands it already feels like summer this March. This past week we almost hit the 20 degrees Celcius mark. That being an effect of the climate crisis makes me anxious. However, the paradox is that this weather also makes me happy, I like sun. And I am not the only one. The past week I’ve even seen people barbecuing already. And even though I like a good vegan barbecue too, there’s usually something going wrong when people use the barbecue. That’s why today I want to tell you about sustainable barbecuing.

Continue reading “Sustainable Barbecuing”

Environmental Reasons Against Meat Consumption

People ask me all the time why I am vegan. ‘Do you do it for the animals, your health or the climate?’ is a common question that I get. My answer is: ‘all of the above’. Over the years the reasons to stay vegan just seem to pile up, my drive for veganism only gets stronger. But it is true that I went vegetarian about 6 years ago for just one reason: the climate. It was the first thing that triggered me to change my diet. And since it was the thing that made me go vegetarian, I want to share more about it with you. So, today I am sharing more about the environmental reasons against meat consumption.

Continue reading “Environmental Reasons Against Meat Consumption”

How a Small Group Can Change the World

When it comes to people in my surroundings, I behave differently than them. I take the climate crisis very serious and to be honest, I don’t think I have direct friends or family who live like me. They either still fly, eat meat or dairy or have other habits that don’t allow them to live within the earth’s capacity. But you know what? That’s is okay for now. Why? Because everybody will change eventually. Today I want to tell you about how a small group can change the world.

Continue reading “How a Small Group Can Change the World”

News & Personal Impact | February 2022

Mainstream news in The Netherlands is depressing. It has to be shocking, sensational and topical. This way news gets negative and people feel like the world around them is changing for the worse. They lose trust and feel powerless. Yet, sciences proves it over and over again: the world is getting better every day for humans. And so, I share 7 news-article once a month in these posts. A mix of positive and bad news, but mostly positive, to make sure that positive news has the upper-hand. Along, I share a practical tip on what you can do to change that news. This could be a lifestyle change, a petition to sign or a campaign to support, anything. To make you feel in power, because we are! This way you’ll know about the positive news, how to keep it that way, the negative news and how to change that!

Continue reading “News & Personal Impact | February 2022”