Posts tagged " autumn "

How do we expand our sense of what’s possible?

October 7th, 2019 Posted by Language, Life No Comment yet

Already feeling the autumn sting of falling temperatures? If you’re like me, maybe you’ve turned up the heater, are wearing layers, drinking tea and choosing to stay indoors more often than not. 

I did all of this until I remembered, I have a choice: …

Not trying to give you a lesson on navigating cold temperatures in Finland, rather, I think this is a perfect metaphor for possibility: where to look if possibilities feel restricted and how to expand…

What fall can teach us…reflections & insights

September 20th, 2019 Posted by Life 3 comments

This year, two themes have stood out for me as we head into the fall: 1) fall is the best season for a new perspective and 2) it’s a time to intentionally slow down. Symbolically, fall has long been celebrated as a time to reflect on: balance (between night and day), impending darkness, change and transformation (and how foliage reminds us of the beauty, alongside the death, of transitions)…

5 Tips for Surviving Finnish Darkness

October 21st, 2014 Posted by Blog 4 comments

The secret is out – it is grey and depressing outside these days. I won’t go into details but my first word of advice is, become aware of the effect that the weather has on your mood. Then venture to change it. In the video below, I discuss 5 different tactics I use for staying chipper through this tougher part of the year.

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