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…


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…


20-03-17 | happiness |

5 times why springtime is your ultimate happiness booster

Fellow foodies, it’s time for some positivity sharing! I’m feeling great and do you know why? Because finally winter is behind us and it is officially spring again! Don’t get me wrong, I can adore winter with all its magical moments, but the cold can get a bit tiring after a while :-p So I’m definitely appreciating this new season, which always gives me so much new energy, positivity and happy feelings and I want to share Read More…


26-01-17 | happiness |

My story: from being overweight to orthorexia to healthy

Some of you might know already about my personal weight-loss transformation, and some of you might not. The Foodie-ness blog is a product of my personal transformation and the current journey towards health that’s still work in progress.. Today I’m talking about my personal story, emotions and struggles. I hope it will turn out to be at least a Read More…


14-11-16 | happiness |

This is how I achieved my weight-loss goals! (5 tips)

Making permanent changes to your lifestyle, diet and exercise routine can be very challenging and I know it is easier said than done. However, there are ways to beat the reoccuring excuses. There are ways to transfer fear into action. And there are ways to stop saying “I wish” and start saying “I will”. Today I wanna share 5 tips that helped me to lose 15kg! Read More…