lock bridge in amsterdam

An act of courage

With the new LAUREL Monthly Soundlust out now, I got inspired by the theme of Courage and the words kept free falling from my fingers. In this short piece, I’d like to mention a few of the things that I was reminded of when writing the story of the song list.
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summer meadow

When the world seemed to slip away

The world has turned so unequivocally upside down, that a crescent sense of desperation kept sneaking its way into people’s hearts. As much as I have fought against it, in the end it got to me too, in the form of many strong emotions, ranging from sadness, to fury, to anxiety, to hope, to optimism and energy to move mountains. Here is a personal take on mental health during the world's difficult times and its effects on creativity, inspiration and overall energy.
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bay laurel tree leaves

Like an evergreen laurel tree

A short spin around the inspiration behind the name "LAUREL" and how this journal seeks to explore the many facets of our inner and outer world with a balanced, conscious and creative approach towards leading a life to love and cherish.
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A life of bravery

Being brave is going through this life journey, along with all these things - good and bad -, sitting down with them from time to time, or face to face with ourselves, to see what choices we should make next, what changes we should embrace about ourselves and deal with all the pain that might still exist.
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