Sunny day in the cost of Helsinki

I live near Mustikkamaa island in Helsinki and go there for a walk few times a week. Spring is definitely my favorite time of the year, and this year it’s coming early. We’ve had a crazy winter here, no snow, just raining cats and dogs. But the spring, ahhh. Birdsong peaks, days are getting longer,…

Find inspiration for change

Whether it’s about stepping on your yoga mat daily, eating healthy or finding the courage to quit your job and taking a step into the unknown, you need to find your inspiration and motivation somewhere. Sometimes it just comes out of nowhere without even thinking about it but sometimes you really need to seek for…

Is it acceptable to take off?

Being Finnish is a blessing and a curse. We have clean air and lots of beautiful nature. We have the sauna and The Santa Claus (=Joulupukki). Our school and health care systems are quite awesome. We don’t have to worry how to pay the tuition fees, simply because studying is free. We have a system…

The Story of My Life

I’ve always thought that I have to be realistic. Have to have goals that I can achieve, shouldn’t dream about nonsense which isn’t possible to make happen. I always thought if I silence my inner voice and follow some generally accepted path I will eventually find my peace. I searched my happiness in others and…