The untold story about the Swedish weather

Most people picture life in Sweden as great: good work-life balance, closeness to nature and a well established wellfare state. However, there is one thing that is always percieved negatively: the weather. I don’t think many people would move to Sweden just to enjoy good weather, but in my opinion it is often described too… Read More The untold story about the Swedish weather

3 Ways to make procrastination useful (and some tips!)

If you clicked on this blog because you’re guilty of procrastinating something important, then I’m here to tell you: stop. Go away. Go do the thing. And come back afterwards as a reward if you like. …. Still here? Alright. Let’s go. Fun fact: I am writing this blog to procrastinate reading a lovely little… Read More 3 Ways to make procrastination useful (and some tips!)

WFH (working from home) – How to make home office work for you

This past week (and for sure the next upcoming weeks) I will be working from home. Did you just think “Me too”? Well, welcome to the WFH club where it’s easy to get in, no hard door, no rude bouncers. The only thing that is making it difficult for you is you. In this case… Read More WFH (working from home) – How to make home office work for you

5 tips to navigating Stockholm’s healthcare services

Sweden is famous for its strong public health and the universal healthcare system; However, when moving to a new place, it can be hard to navigate services.  KI health services KI offers student health services, however the services available are not exhaustive. They offer support for stress, anxiety, study issues, vaccinations, workplace injury, etc. Your… Read More 5 tips to navigating Stockholm’s healthcare services

5 ways to stay physically active during the Swedish winter

A common thing you will hear throughout the winter months in Stockholm is that people don’t know what to do when it is cold and gets dark so early. This was something I struggled with especially coming from Vancouver, Canada which has a mild climate. I was used to being physically active outdoors almost every… Read More 5 ways to stay physically active during the Swedish winter