“Leisure hacker”, a personal-development and lifestyle blog, is a resource of information, inspiration, and support on how to create the life you want for yourself and live happily according to your values and ideals.


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Self-care literally means: taking care of yourself. But it’s much more than just making yourself feel better at a certain moment. Real self-care is making sure you’re the healthiest, best version of yourself. Have you been taking care of yourself? So self-care is the hot thing right now, sometimes to a point it has lost […]

5 ways to ACTUALLY practice self-care that doesn’t involve scented candles

Winter is officially here (yes… no denying it anymore). And together with the cold weather, the great styling options and dreamy Christmas vibes the winter also comes with physical and mental challenges. Seasonal depression, anyone? We all joke about the “winter blues” but Seasonal depression (aka seasonal affective disorder (SAD)) is a real thing. The […]

10 ways of self-care to beat the winter blues

Let’s start with the fact that it sucks to fail. I’m not going to sugarcoat it for you – it sucks sooo bad. Come on, Nobody in his right mind likes to fail. So why am I telling you I can’t wait for my new business to flop?? As you might know by now I’m […]

Why failure may be the best thing that has happened to you since sliced bread

Winter is coming. This sentence makes me feel more dreadful then John Snow in front of a white walker. While in the summertime my favorite leisure activities involve being outside (sitting in a street café, going to the beach…) winter forces me to be more creative in my free time. Winter leisure is not a game, or […]

20 Fun (& Affordable) Indoor winter activities

It’s that time of year again! The Holiday season! (Cue dramatic music please…). Whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Festivus (yes, it’s an actual holiday and not just a Seinfeld episode) things can get a little crazy around the holidays. Celebrating with the ones we love, presents, free time, and good food ― what can […]

15 tips on how to survive the holidays with a smile

So you’re living a nice, comphy, kinda satisfying life… safe inside your comfort zone. Maybe on the outside it even looks like you ‘have it all’ but there is this feeling in the bottom of your stomach that something isn’t quite right… that it’s not enough, that there is something bigger out there and you […]

How to boldly pursue ‘your best life’ even if you don’t know what it means (yet)

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