A new tradition is born

Some of the lessons are cliches, but that does not make them less true. Life lessons are often reminders of things we already know, but we tend to forget.

Without further ado, here are my 27 lessons.

1. Relax, just relax

Looking back I want to give myself the following advice: please, relax a…


Some personal thoughts on masculinity

I am sitting down on the stairs in front of the Cathedral in Barcelona. It is Friday night, a few minutes past 8 pm and still pleasantly warm. …


Is more important than finding problem-market fit

It has been a month since I registered my company name at the Chamber of Commerce and now, I start doubting it. Did I really want to start a company or was it because of the idea of creative freedom?

Is it the idea of not having a boss who…


A story about alpacas and Spanish class.

At times I have a doubt popping up in my head. Should I go out more? Should I join more parties and festivals? Should I drink more beers and fruity cocktails and dance till the sun comes up? …


3 questions you can start asking today.

Covid was the worst thing that could happen to our date life¹ and in Europe, more than half of the marriages do not make it through.² There are more users than ever on dating apps, but only a small group indicates to be content.³

We are more connected yet feeling…


Together with two friends, I was enjoying the reopening of the terraces last weekend. Friends that I had not seen for a period of almost two years. And because we had not seen each other for such an extended period, we almost immediately went into deep talk. In the earlier…


People ask me why I write on Medium on a regular basis. Why would I write down my unfiltered thoughts out in the open, and share them with others around me? It may come across as attention-seeking behavior and lead to unnecessary negative reactions.

And you know what, they are…


It is just about being from now on

It’s around 10 o’clock Saturday morning. I am just making my second cup of coffee while recovering from the home-workout I did an hour ago. This weekend is the last weekend of the month, which always makes it a little bit more special.

Salary comes in, so I usually pay…


When to prioritize others and when to prioritize yourself

I am the point of contact for everything that has to do with innovation processes within my organization. And I love it. It is the ideal combination between helping others and the creation of new things — it is the best of both worlds combined. …


Trying to keep these 4 lessons in mind

Globally, people have to deal with lockdowns and curfews, and Holland is no exception. Visits to my favourite restaurants and bars have been swapped with watching Netflix and the rediscovery of my e-reader. But I face some problems in adapting to being a binge-watcher, as I often find it to…

Jeroen Uwland

Writes because I really like doing it. Shares braindumps about relationships, life and everything that amazes me. All on a personal note.

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