Christmas time is soon here again…!

October went by so fast, we almost didn’t register – especially since we didn’t host our annual Halloween party. Another family chipped in when we couldn’t, so we managed to dress up and wallow in scary things as we love this time of year. And then all of a sudden it’s November, and almost Christmas…! …

To be present

Some days it is difficult to stay mindful of the present. Some days you feel grief, anger, anxiety or depression, but on those days I find it is even more important to stay present. For me personally that has become much easier (not always easy! Just easier) since I really immersed myself in mindfulness training, …

Gratitude

These last years I’ve been focusing a lot on feeling gratitude. Sometimes it’s easier, sometimes harder, but it can usually always be found. It’s like a muscle that needs exercising and then when it’s up and running it only takes a little to maintain it. According to the Huberman Lab podcast  feeling gratitude is one …

Allt om Pepparkakshus – a page for us who adore gingerbread houses (in Swedish)

Immediately when Halloween is over, my fingers start itching for baking gingerbread cookies and houses. A few years back I realized I wanted to chat with people around this particular interest, so I set up a Facebook group – Allt om Pepparkakshus. And I love it! We’re not a big group, but everyone who is …

Beautiful butts from Finland – släpp rumporna fria!

Look at all these beautiful female bodies just being themselves and enjoying nature and the environs here in Finland! I can’t tell you how much I love this concept and its execution – all the pictures in this post are taken by Daniela Franzell, and she has turned them into postcards that will surely bring …

Springtime!

Springtime is finally here, with the days growing longer and longer and plants bursting out of the soil. We’re preparing the garden, cleaning the greenhouses and do all sort of spring chores that need doing, and that feel so good to be doing. I’ve still got eye problems, but my goal is to despite that …