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Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

23/7/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 2
To beBee in English and 5 more
I want to break free

I want to break free

Reading Fay Vietmeiers post BREAKING FREE recently, immediately an association came to my mind. In 1984 The band Queen launched a hit with the single «I want to break free». This song talks about someone who feels trapped in a relationship and...

Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

23/6/2020 · 1 min read · ~10 · 2
To Lifestyle and 6 more
Why can't a woman be more like a man?

Why can't a woman be more like a man?

In 1964, in the musical «My Fair Lady» professor Higgins tried to teach his female student Elisa a more civilized pronunciation and way of life. In a conversation with his friend, Colonel Pickering, he asked him «why can't a woman be more like...

Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

17/7/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 2
To beBee in English and 3 more
Moving

Moving

Dear readers, the last few weeks I was not online and there was a reason for that. My mother has moved from her senior home to a care home and I was with her in the Netherlands for 2 weeks to help. The preparations and the move itself and also...

Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

12/5/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 1
To Social Work and 2 more
Hearing is not the same as understanding

Hearing is not the same as understanding

Some time ago, I told participants in one of my workshops, that “hearing is not the same as understanding”. After that I got the feedback, that it would be better next time, to explain this sentence a bit more, because not everyone had...

Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

5/6/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 3
To beBee in English and 5 more
My Task

My Task

The last few days the world is under the spell of mass protests, both in the USA and elsewhere. The cause of these protests was the death of African-American George Floyd. George Floyd died after brutal violence by American police officers....

Renee Iseli - Smits

Renee Iseli - Smits

13/5/2020 · 2 min read · ~10 · 1
To beBee in English and 3 more
A man's tale ...

A man's tale ...

On instigation of Fay Vietmeier, I wrote the following tale, a man's tale ...Once upon a time ... a group of befriended women got together for a coffee, some cake and a chat. They did this on a monthly basis, to have a good time together and to...

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