The power of positive feedback

After one particularly long day, I noticed a review of my book ‘Greetings from Abroadland’ on (a Finnish) blog called ‘Kirjeitä Shanghaista’. It made me happy and humbled. How amazing that the book has made a positive impact! And that the blogger had taken time to write the review. It made me also to think…

The best teachers

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso Every child is also a teacher. Here are things we can learn from kids: A child looks things from different perspectives and surprises in many ways. Kids can be delighted because of the rain, when…

At home in Abroadland

How could we have and cultivate the feeling of home, no matter where we live – to carry it with us like crabs carry their shells? Read the post ‘Feeling at home in Abroadland’ I wrote for Thexpatmagazine.com, a great source about traveling and living abroad!  

15 things I miss about living in Singapore

“Live for the moments you can’t put into words.” There is still some winter left in Europe but I’m already excited about the spring and the green that comes with it… I mind traveled back to the tropics and listed things I miss about living in Singapore: Swimming daily outdoors, all year round and without…

5 QUICK TIPS FOR A GOOD VISIT ’BACK HOME’

Edited 11.7.2019 Holidays are coming and so are the visits to see family and friends! Here are 5 quick tips for a successful visit ’back home’: Plan ahead. Where you’ll be staying, who you’ll be meeting and where/when are the main get-togethers. …but don’t plan too much. Leave space for some rest and surprises! Be…

Should we go or should we ‘no’?

Should we move or should we stay? Should I start my own business?… Decision making is especially challenging when the choice affects many people. These tips can help you to make good decisions!