The sources below have given me inspiration, motivation and information and have sometimes helped me to (re)discover and walk my path. Maybe you’ll discover something useful as well.


My absolute favorite TED talk right now:
Susan David – The gift and power of emotional courage
A fascinating and inspiring TED talk by psychologist Susan David about the way we handle emotions and the impact of this on our actions, our careers, relations, health and happiness. Not only is the subject inspiring, the speaker is also truly gifted.
Absolutely recommended!

Susan Cain – The power of introverts
A fantastic talk by a charismatic introvert!

Amaryllis Laenen – Discover your passion (video in Dutch)
The focus of this video is work and career, but actually it applies extremely well to other aspects of life too.

Alexandra Sacks – A new way to think about the transition to motherhood
Ever heard of matrescence? This reproductive psychiatrist gives an interesting view on the difficulties that women experience when having a child.

Katie Hinde – What we don’t know about mother’s milk
An informative talk about mother’s milk

Info & advice about breastfeeding

La Leche League
La Leche League Facebook groep

Interesting reads

Lieve van Weddingen – Mijn baby lacht … nu ik nog!

Lieve van Weddingen – 101 vragen van kersverse mama’s

Diana Koster – Perfecte moeders bestaan niet

Diana Koster – The myth of perfection in Childbirth