May 5th – the connections

The man who let his sister sit down to connect. Of course there are frequently people who say to others that they should sit down, but won’t do it themselves. Even though I understand they might find it scary, I sometimes think it is a bit dull. Until that man and I had a moment […]

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Pictures 05/05

Freedom cannot be reached by more rules to ensure our safety, true freedom can only be obtained by faith, love and connection. #beautifulpeople, #tweeminutenverbinding, #twominuteconnection, #bfo, #bevrijdingsfestivalzwolle, #May5, #freedom, #zwolle All pictures of the wonderful connections on liberation day can be found here.

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Liberation day – first part

Suddenly I felt so vulnerable when I was standing on that stage in front of thousands and thousands of people. Until I saw how many people turned towards each other to connect when the presenter and I were about to connect as well. My heart started dancing. Look at all those people in front of […]

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Freedom and connection

Tomorrow, May 5th, is the Dutch independence day. Freedom and connection, how are those two linked? From a practical perspective; at the liberation festival in Zwolle I will be present with Two minute connection; between 11 and 6pm at the festival boulevard (Wethouder Alferinkweg) and at 19.20 at the main stage for a special connection. […]

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Friendship

Why do people become friends? Last week this was the key question at the science café where I was in the audience. Friendships are all about connection, which made me really curious about the findings and whether that could also be the scientific explanation for Two minute connection. Friendship or getting connected with anyone in […]

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To fight or to marry

“There’s an old saying that you will fight or marry once you’ve had intense eye contact, isn’t that right?” a man said to me recently. I smiled and answered I surely didn’t hope so, or otherwise I should had been fighting and/or marrying over a thousand people. Even to me that is a bit too […]

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Two minutes of eye contact

If you haven’t had the chance yet to connect with me in person or if you would like to look into my eyes again, you can give it a try online. May I look into your eyes for a Two minute connection?  

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Eyes like mine

Today it felt pretty special and weird, when I looked in someone’s eyes and it looked like I was looking into my own eyes. They had the same colour. Which is really unique, even my twin has a darker shade. Does it feels more familiar? Yes, absolutely. I think every time when we connect with […]

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Wall of connection (2)

Today we continued building the Wall of connection. Have a look at the page Wall of connection to see all hands which have been added to the wall. And I am so proud of my son; during the train journey (both ways) and the manifestation against racism in Amsterdam he just asked everyone whether they wanted to […]

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