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This category is aimed towards international visitors of zinvollerleven.nl. Zinvoller leven is Dutch and can be translated as both a ‘more meaningful life’ or ‘living more meaningfully’. Either way: living with purpose is what is is all about.

You won’t find any translations of the Dutch content here, but you will find articles written in English that will hopefully be interesting for both the Dutch and the international visitors. : )

Why time seems to speed up as we age
Do you remember when you were small? How uncles and aunties would pinch your cheek and say how much you'd grown and how time went by so fast? I always found it really stupid. In my experience time really didn't go that fast. And what with the cheek pinching...
So I have made a few comments on Twitter about the George Floyd incident. This morning while reading the newspaper I needed to say more and started off writing. Admittedly, it has become a bit of a rant. But then again a rant feels like pretty much the only...
The Philosophy Book Big Ideas Simply Explained Tiny Book Review zinvollerleven.nl
The Philosophy Book is a very cool book. I skipped some chapters that were of less personal interest/relevance to me and this is -in my opinion- not a book to be read from cover to cover. But it very concisely introduces some philosophers and philosophical concepts and puts them...