Dear White People: Here Is How Racism In The Workplace Looks Like

Hi Darlings, Today I want to talk about racial discrimination in the workplace. More so companies understand what it means because I still hear companies say; “No, we also stand for equality and diversity. It’s so important”. But that doesn’t really measure up does it now, when your team and even your board of directors […]

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Hey, it’s okay!

Hey it's okay! - Paperbeau - Lifestyleblog

Hi, darlings, Nice to have you on the blog again. So a long long long time ago when I was 17 years old…. I bought my first Glamour magazine in the Netherlands, and they had a section called: Hey, it’s okay! – I love that section of the magazine. I would skip all other content […]

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Letter from the founder PAPERBEAU

Hi Darlings, I wanted to start today with this little note and I thought long and hard about it. To post or not to post. But I can’t leave it. For the past couple of days I have been receiving tons of messages. Thankfully all nice and from people who want to listen en learn. […]

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Resource guide for anti-racism

“For it isn’t enough to talk about peace. One must believe in it. And it isn’t enough to believe in it. One must work at it.” Eleanor Roosevelt As I mentioned in my previous post; It’s not enough for people to just say they’re not racist, we need to be proactively anti-racist. We need your […]

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Why Black Lives Matter’s Resistance Affects Everyone

Why Black Lives Matter's Resistance Affects Everyone l Paperbeau.nl

His name was George Floyd, he was 46 years old. On Monday, May 25, 2020, he attempted to pay with a forged $ 20 bill in a Minneapolis store. The police were called. White agent Derek Chauvin, to whom eighteen complaints (!)  had previously been filed, responded to the call. He violently knocked the unarmed […]

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Do Winners Never Quit?

This got me thinking; People always say, Winners don’t quit.” But, I disagree there. Winners quite all the time. They quit jobs, relationships, habits and thoughts when they recognize that they no longer align with their purpose. It takes courage to quiet things. It takes discipline to say “no” to immediate pleasures so that you […]

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