Inspiration of the day

Sea glass



Do you recognize these stones when you see the photograph? The little pieces shown above are sea glass stones created in the sea. Due to the salt water, there are weathering processes that produce natural frosted glass all over the world. That is why you can find these stones on every beach, but the best times to look are during spring tides especially perigean and proxigean tides, and during the first low tide after a storm. And what if you never seen them before? Take a close watch at touristic places, because you can find a lot of jewellery that is made out of sea glass and there are also a lot of shops that sell the stones per piece. Or see it as a change to go to the beach this weekend. Maybe you can find a few while you take a long walk in the breezy wind of the sea.


Give yourself a boost of energy with flowers!



Did you know that flowers are healthy for you? I collect a lot of flower photographs and every time I buy flowers or receive them, it makes me so happy. So is it just me, or is it scientifically proven that they are good for you? Well, I did a little research and found out that flowers do have a positive effect on your health! According to an Harvard study, there are three main findings discovered.  First of all, flowers feed compassion. They also chase away anxieties and worries at home. And last but not least, living with flowers can provide a boost of energy, happiness and enthusiasm at work. How great is that you can achieve those effects with just one bouquet of flowers in your house!? Get inspired!


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What is it about social media that we like so much? The updates of our friends about drinks in a fancy club or a new ‘like page’ that keeps you updated with the most (not) interesting stories. But we are still attractive to those social media. Actually, I believe that we are more addicted than ever.  If I take a quick look around me, I see almost everyone sitting with his or her mobile phone or laptop including myself. So that made me think about why social media is so addictive and can I change this addiction in something inspiring? Maybe I can find something that inspires your day more than quick update of a party event.

And luckily I found it! It is an account on Instagram, called Berlinstagram, from a guy that takes the most wonderful pictures everyday with his mobile of Berlin. According to his website, it was in October 2010 that he took his first iPhone picture and uploaded it to Instagram. Soon after that he discovered the possibilities of photo editing apps and Instagram’s vibrant community. And that is what you see in every photograph he takes.

So if you already spend that much time on your phone, visit for inspiring photographs or add him on Instagram: Berlinstagram.  Get inspired!

Different look



Hello Monday! It is the start of every new week. At Inspire me photograph that means the start of chasing new goals and to accomplish new dreams. And this Monday I started to realize a new goal of mine: speaking fluent German. It was my first day of a one-month full time course German and already getting real excited. So what about you? Also got some dreams that you want to realize but don’t know how? Or maybe you do not want to change a lot at this moment. That is not a problem. Maybe you only have to look different to things. It may be that it is not so hard to accomplish a goal right now. Little steps are sometimes the biggest ones. So realize that is Monday, the day that starts the week and could be a new start to realize your goals and dreams.  Get your plans ready and good luck this week. Because it may be that with a different look at things you can and will accomplish your goals. Get inspired!

When life gives you lemons



Every day I hear people talk about health. It is the trend of being healthy and super fit. The only problem is lack of discipline and motivation. But with this simple solution you can make your day already very healthy! I am talking about a glass of water with fresh lemon juice squeezed in it. I can give you many reasons why you should drink it but the most important ones are:

1. It gives you an energy boost.
2. It promotes good digestion.
3. It stimulates elimination.
4. It gives your immune system a boost.
5. It helps detoxify the liver.
6. It helps you lose weight.
7. Better skin.
8. Hydration.

Convinced already?  Here is how you make a lemon juice yourself: Take one lemon and slice it in half, squeeze the juice into a glass of water and drink it first thing in the morning. And start breakfast after 20/30 minutes. If you are trying this for the first time, maybe begin with a quarter of a lemon and over several days, work your way up to half a lemon. And of course, you can also use a lime juice if that is your preference!

How to remember your travels

Every two weeks Roos Jansen from Inspire me photograph writes an article for Modellist-id. And this weeks post is online! Go to and read the newest post on How to remember your travels. Get inspired!

Guide to Manhattan, New York City



At Inspire me photograph we love to explore new things and find out about new gadgets. And the city map ‘Guide to Manhattan’ designed by David Ehrenstråhle is one of those fancy gadgets that we must have! According to the website, David Ehrenstråhle created a personal travel guide to interesting cities throughout the world that inspire him. You can find several series of prints of the cities that he designed and only the look of it is already a little piece of vintage art. So do you love to explore cities or need some decoration for your house? Go to and get your own city map. Note: All the city maps are limited editions. Beware of the fact that if you want one: the sooner the better!

Good things.



Good things. Good things come to those work their asses of and never give up. At least, that is the plan for this blog.  In about a week Inspire me photograph will move to Berlin to hopefully extend this blog to a new level.  A higher and more creative level.  More photographs, more bloggers, more fun and definitely more inspirations! Yes that is correct, I said more bloggers. We are currently looking for people who want to write about lifestyle, food, inspirations and travel.  What we ask from you? Frequently blogging, nice looking and good quality photographs and of course enthusiasm!  Are you interested? Send an email to and tell us why you are the perfect guest blogger for Inspire me photograph. Note: every post must be in English, so therefore we want to read a little text and see a few photographs. We hope to meet you soon!

With love,

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