13-12-17 | happiness |

6x how I use my smartwatch for healthy living

My favorite gadget at this moment is without a doubt: my lovely smartwatch! I have this one for a little while now and it’s something I use for so many things, with so much pleasure. It’s such a handy guide and a nice addition to my smartphone usage. Read here how I Read More…


03-12-17 | happiness |

Got the winter blues? Learn to beat it!

Winter has settled down and we’re slowly getting into the colder and darker days. The holidays can bring magical moments, but this season may also have a downside to it. It can make us a little less energetic than other seasons, because the winter blues can really get to us. For me it does, until I found a way to easily Read More…


23-11-17 | happiness |

MY VERY FIRST BOOK: GELUKSFACTOR 10

I can’t tell you what has been more exciting: writing my very first book during the last couple of months, or writing this blog post about it! In December 2016 I sat down by myself with a blank piece of paper and forced myself to write down my dreams for 2017. Somewhere at the end of that paper I wrote down with a pencil (no pen!) “book”. A pencil, because I thought this was Read More…


14-11-17 | happiness |

Colds and flu: 6 tips to prevent getting sick

With the switch to a new season getting sick seems almost inevitable BUT it doesn’t have to be like that! There are certain actions you can undertake to limit your chances of getting that annoying cold or even the flu. Here are my 6 tips to boost your immune system and Read More…


12-10-17 | happiness |

How to create a healthy mind for a happier life

With everything that comes to our busy existence, I feel like life can be a little overwhelming sometimes. Everyone seems always busy, running around and never a sleep. Stress and burn-outs are lurking due to all those commitments we have nowadays. And that is why it’s so important to not only work on a healthy body, but also on a healthy mind. Read here how I get zen in a hectic life! Read More…


09-10-17 | happiness |

Goodbye #fitgirl, hello new realistic beauty ideals!

The past couple of years social media has gotten a huge influence and the fit trend is growing like crazy. The awareness for a fit lifestyle is a good thing, though it seems to get a bit out of control lately. Instead of working on a good health, the world is becoming obsessed with food, fitness and perfectly toned bodies. Nowadays everyone is Read More…


27-09-17 | MIND |

Carolina’s tour guide: 40 times what to do when on Ibiza

Whether you’ve already been to Ibiza, or if you have only just heard the stories: you and I know Ibiza is hot! I’m an extreme Ibiza lover and that’s not just because it’s a notorious Spanish party island. “But, then what is it?” After spending more than 10 holidays on Ibiza, I thought I’d write a blog post on what Ibiza has to offer during Spring and Summer season when you’re interested in the non-party side too Read More…


04-09-17 | happiness |

4 tips to keep that post-vacation glow after summer

The peak of Summer is over and we’re all slowly getting back to ‘normal life’ again. After a vacation it can be a little challenging to get into our (healthy) routines again and keeping that post-vacation serenity. So, is there a secret to keep the post-vacation glow and get back into your daily routine? After dealing with my weight, health, energy levels and mindset for a couple of years now, I want to share how I handle Read More…


25-07-17 | Cooking with Foodie-ness |

Trending and easy to make vegan poke bowl

Have you tried out this tasty trend yet? I’m sure you have seen lots of colorful pics passing by lately and it’s an absolute summer favorite in healthy world: the poke bowl! This dish doesn’t only look super yummy, it is also very healthy and quite easy to make. Read More…


11-07-17 | MIND |

TOP 5: My favorite summer suitcase essentials

Vacay time is presenting itself again and this means the last preparations for this are in sight: adding the final touch to our summer bodies, and starting way too early with packing a suitcase! Me, I’m known for packing way too much, because I just like to make sure I don’t come short of anything :-p Is there a nice vacation ahead of you and could you use some packing tips? Planning on what to bring is all part of Read More…