Thoughts on paper

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We yearn for connection, yet isolate ourselves. We seek love but fear loss. We dream for someday, instead of trying for today. We want change, but don’t want to change. We over-consume, then wonder why there’s no space to create. We love the ocean, yet buy plastic. We advocate for education, then bury our students […]

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Prisoner of my own mind

A couple of days ago someone asked me if I was happy with my life at this moment. A question that I haven’t asked myself for a long time. Probably because I knew I wasn’t happy.  Yet my answer was YES! At this moment I am happy, I said. Which is odd to say because […]

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Investing in friendships with women

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On investing in friendships with women: I was raised by two altruistic parents who accepted everyone despite their background, religion and colour of their skin. Having a heart bigger than yourself can always be either misconstrued as a symbol of weakness, therefore, people who fall in this category often get taken advantage of. One of […]

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The Power Of Words

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Hi, darlings! So recently, I’ve been reading up on the power of words. When one of my dear friends pointed out how hard I am on myself. And I wanted to change that part of myself. So I started to read and learn more about this topic. I realized that a powerful voice in my […]

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For my sister…

For my sister - Paperbeau.nl

Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference. Don’t allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It’s there for you convenience, not the callers. Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is. Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you […]

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Interview With Michel Frissen

Tell me about yourself? My name is Michel Frissen (35), I live in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Married and father of two beautiful girls (6 and 3 years old). I started entrepreneurship in 2006 in the music industry while getting my degree. Today I am the founder of Swibblr, a fashion startup (soon available), I have […]

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