Tag Archive: Communication

Wordless

I feel sickness lurking under my skin, and behind my eyes. It started already yesterday with a sore throat and that low energy-less state where you just can’t pin-point what’s wrong but you… Continue reading

Svorsk Swedes in Norway

I’ve lived in Norway 10 months now. I came here for the same reason as nearly 150 000 other Swedes: to work and save money. I work in the service industry and I… Continue reading

Postcards from far away

Dear I, Here is a postcard, from myself. I know, it’s not the most pretty one. But it was the cheapest one in the shop and that counts for something around here. I… Continue reading

THINK before you speak

Remember to THINK before you speak: T: is it True ? H: is it Helpful ? I: is it Inspiring ? N: is it Necessary ? K: is it Kind ? * A… Continue reading

Where seeds turn into sunflowers

Lately, there have been some beautiful sunny days but today the rain is pouring down. Around here, that is to be expected. Lately, I’ve been really outgoing but today I’ve stayed in and… Continue reading

Be You

Thinking in Swedish

I often feel like I want to think something but I can’t find the language that coincides with the thoughts, so it remains felt, not thought. Sometimes I feel like I’m thinking in… Continue reading

To be, or not to be – a writer

I recently received two writing related job offers from two different people. One friend who lives in France and does a PhD and internship at a big  IT company said he would like… Continue reading

Jantelagen: a cross in Scandinavian culture

After writing about being a writer or not… I began to wonder if perhaps not the “crook in this drama” (boven i dramat) or the place where the “shoe squeezes” (var skon klämmer)… Continue reading

You always have a choice

From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life… Continue reading