A little bit more than a week has passed since the morning I received that phone call from my dad: "You have to call a doctor, I think your mum is having a stroke." I am aware of the fact that my parents are aging. I know the only certain thing in life is death.… Fortsätt läsa ”You have to call the doctor: I think your mum is having a stroke.”
At this point in my life, I can honestly state: it´s taboo being a woman. I never thought I´d ever say such a thing. All my life I´ve been working really hard to becoming a strong and independant woman who doesn´t need anyone´s help to solve her problems, proving over and over again a woman… Fortsätt läsa So much more than a dysfunctional man!
Twelve years ago, I changed a safe and predictable life in Sweden for the unknown and moved to the southern parts of Mexico.
One of the best things with moving across the Atlantic was the fact that I had to let go of 98% of everything I owned. I remember the feeling of lightness in my being: I was free to do whatever I wanted because nothing was weighing me down.
No furniture, no books, no extra clothes, no utensils, no paintings, no decorations. Nothing. Only me and what I could carry.
I know for a fact that I’ve consciously tried to maintain that light lifestyle. I never keep books that I know I’ll only read once. They have to circulate and fulfill their purpose – which is to be read. I avoid extra gadgets in the kitchen: one spatula is enough. I don’t need a special one for my…
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Det här inlägget skrev jag på engelska i början på 2014 efter att för tredje gången ha varit med om den obehagliga upplevelsen att se min son hamna i kläm för att föräldrar i en av de skolor jag startat blivit arga på mig, på grund av ett beslut jag varit med och fattat. When I… Fortsätt läsa Just leave my son out of it
The other day I felt a bit flat. It was simply one of those days. I felt lonely and suddenly started to obsess slightly about never again being spotted by a man. It sounds a bit ridiculous, I know, and I seriously don´t worry much about this. I´m soon to be 44, and the combination… Fortsätt läsa Dropping the pretzel method for good