I’m becoming an entrepreneur!

On my blog you hear me talk all the time about ‘saving the world’. This is besides being happy and making others happy sort of a life goal. Doing something good for the world makes me happy. Now, I hear you think: ‘Romee, you can’t save the world on your own’. I know that, let’s frame it differently then: ‘leaving the world behind when I die in a better shape than it was when I was born’. And in that context I have exciting news! I’m becoming an entrepreneur!

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Documentary: The 11th Hour

Some documentaries make me nervous. Nervous for what’s to come, but also nervous about what’s happening now already. The 11th Hour is such a documentary, because it really brings across a message: we need to combat climate change if we still want to live on this planet for the coming decades. And that’s why I want to share it with you today.

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Documentary: The Cove

The first time that I can remember seeing a dolphin is one I remember well. I was 11 years old and on a holiday in Egypt. The dolphins swam by our boat! A fantastic moment for everybody on the boat and dolphins too I hope. Now, 7 years later, I see dolphins again. Very different, in a very different context. That’s because I’ve seen the documentary The Cove.

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Zero Waste Toothpaste with Fluoride

This week I’m writing about brushing my teeth again. Just like I wrote before about a zero waste toothbrush. This time, I want to tell you about the stuff you put on the toothbrush, toothpaste. Very important to use (even though I read somewhere that it’s more important to brush than to use toothpaste, but I don’t believe that)! Today I’ll tell you about zero waste toothpaste with fluoride!

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Trying vegan cheese

When it comes to food, I love trying new things! I find it exciting to try new dishes (but the struggle in favorite restaurants is always real, should I try something new or go for my favorite dish?). New things can also be a little scary, because they can turn out disgusting too. You just can’t tell. The past week I tried something new: grilled cheese sandwiches with vegan cheese.

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The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

The past week I was sick, I had a bad flu. However, I felt like this was a good moment to share about happiness. Because I felt so grateful now that I gotten better again. A good moment to share the book: The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. A book about creating good habits and an intentional lifestyle.

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I’ve been to a lecture by Bea Johnson!

A while ago, the bloggers of Het Zero Waste Project announced that they’ve been organizing a lecture in Amsterdam. Bea Johnson was coming to Amsterdam! Oh my, I was so happy to hear this news and I believe I was one of the first people to buy a ticket. The 14th of March it happened, and I was there! Yes, I’ve been to a lecture by Bea Johnson.

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Volunteering opportunity: NLdoet

The 11th of March it is national volunteering-day in The Netherlands. NLdoet is the Dutch organization which plays a big role in this day, they organize actions throughout all of The Netherlands. Painting jobs, planting flowers, spending time with the elderly, there are all kinds of things which you can do. This way, everyone can make The Netherlands a little better on the 11th of March. And I was one of those people! Today I’ll tell you about that volunteering opportunity: NLdoet.

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Volunteering At The Gouda Clean-up

As I’ve written before, I went to my second volunteering activity with Greenpeace on March 4th. On a lovely Saturday noon I went Gouda, because we were going to clean the streets (and the canals) together with The Party for the Animals, the local Greenpeace group of Rotterdam and anyone else who wanted to join. It was an inspiring day for me and I had loads of fun too! I went volunteering at the Gouda Clean-up.

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Voting with your money

Yes, finally, here it is! A blogpost about voting and so also about the upcoming elections in The Netherlands, because those are in two days. I couldn’t resist to write a post about it, because I find voting seriously important. But don’t worry, this isn’t going to be a post about which party I think you should vote for, because well, that’s up to you. What I want to talk about is voting every single day, because everyone does. Here’s all about voting with your money.

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