To me, words create the world. I've always been a big fan of them. Those who know me, know that I like to use a lot of them (they call us 'talkative', 'bubbly'). I love writing poetry (although I've not been very good at it lately, due to other occupying hobbies in my life - … Continue reading Words, do come easy, toooo meee
could be the title of my latest collection, if I could get my arse into gear to write *a* collection, and if I could find someone to publish said collection. That'll no doubt happen within the next century. Whatevs. Today, as I was marvelling the beautiful sunshiney sea near where I live in Helsinki (shout-out … Continue reading a hundred poems about guilt
....goood. I would say gooood. Yep, it feels good to feel relaxed and at peace. This feeling has been uncommon to me for years and when you don't have a comparison piece (such as the feeling of being rested, relaxed, unstressed whathaveyou), it's hard to identify the opposite of that. I now know that before … Continue reading How rested feels
Things have been going very well for me for a while now. If you're reading this blog and suffer from food-related anxiety, take my good fortune as further proof for taking the jump into recovery. I know things are going well for me because I am well. Ain't much more to it. Human life is … Continue reading My good fortune
Well I haven't written in ages. During the course of the day I often have thoughts that seem relevant enough for this blog/public consumption, but often they're out of my mind in a minute or two, as I am currently focusing on many things in my life. My new job, which is something that I … Continue reading Waste not, want yes?
...which is a line from a song you probably would recognise if Finnish. It's a total meme of a line, from a song that became famous in the early noughties I think and describes a certain kind of persistence in pursuing one's dreams (I think that's what the sentiment is, I never was a fan … Continue reading Mun täytyy kävellä näin
There's a commonly discussed idea in the 'helping business', and on courses where such topics as compassion fatigue and considering your own well-being when supporting others are discussed, they may sometimes show one of those airplane safety card pictures where you are instructed to put your own oxygen mask on before helping others. In a … Continue reading It’s my party and I’ll vote if I want to