Tag Archive: Awareness

Winning

September took it’s last sigh and gave space for October. I try to stay present but every day seems to slip away so fast. Like the ever changing autumn landscape flashing by my… Continue reading

About time!

What if it was your downtime, your lounging-in-bed-too-long time, your walkabout time, and your blow-Friday-off time that made possible your greatest achievements? Would they still make you feel guilty, Helen? Or would you… Continue reading

Homecoming

Recipe for an amazing homecoming weekend: Have a smooth train ride. Arrive with a smile. Hug your mom. Enjoy her food and company. Have a good glass of wine. Have a rest. Bike… Continue reading

The journey’s inner purpose

If our destination, or the steps you are going to take in the future, take up so much of your attention that they become more important to you than the step you are… Continue reading

The cherry on top

It’s midnight and still almost 30 degrees outside. My windows are wide open and I sleep with nothing but a thin sheet. Is this Scandinavia or South of Europe? Summer of 2014 –… Continue reading

(My problem with) Norwegian food culture

On the bus between Gothenburg and Oslo, Sweden and Norway. Two counties with the smallest differences that causes my biggest problem. I’d like to think I’m pretty accepting, but two things bug me… Continue reading

Bamboo on bamboo

To watch the sun sink behind a flower clad hill. To wander on in a huge forest without thought of return. To stand upon the shore and gaze after a boat that disappears… Continue reading

Go with the flow weekend

To get home a little too late from work because you took a moment to stay and talk to your colleagues. To invite your boyfriend over for dinner but in the end get… Continue reading

Where you belong

Don’t worry. Put away your mirrors and your beauty magazines and your books on tape. There is someone right here who knows you more than you do, who is making room on the… Continue reading

Floating