Category Archives: Health & Wellbeing

Motivation

As a person from the planet Earth, designation human, one of my basic personality traits is that I want to feel enlivened. I want my time to mean something to myself and hopefully somebody else in the process. I want … Continue reading

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Commercials

…. that screams boring! It began when I was working for Software Innovation. I looked through the sales brochures and noticed all the smiling, business-dressed humans. Some I knew, some I didn’t. But always smiling and above average good-looking. The … Continue reading

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Happiness is… cleaning and tidying up!

I have noticed that I’m happier if the space around me is clean, tidy and light with as little clutter around me as possible. I get more tasks done, I get more creative and more importantly is the feeling of … Continue reading

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Korketrekkeren

On sunday I went with a couple of friends to Korketrekkeren which is a sledging hill in Oslo. I had never tried it out before, so naturally I was excited. It was a sunny day and perfect for some childlike … Continue reading

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Reactive or proactive actions

“I’m a kind person. Why do I have to go through all this shit?” This was a thought I had many years ago, and that’s when I started thinking the world wasn’t fair. It resulted in me resenting my work … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert about happiness

I’m currently reading Eat, Love, Pray By Elizabeth Gilbert and I love the book. I found one section about happiness there that rings true. “I keep remembering one of my Guru’s teaching about happiness. She says that people universally tend … Continue reading

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What do I want from a romantic relationship?

I found myself asking this question some months ago. It’s such an easy question, really. How come it took me 31 years before it popped into my head? What was more interesting was that I didn’t really know the answer. … Continue reading

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Meeting Mr./Miss Right

How do you know when you have met the love of your life? Many years ago I remember speaking to an acquaintance, and he told me about this new girl he had met. “It feels like I have known this … Continue reading

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2009 Resolution

New Years Eve resolutions is usually a running joke most places that last only for a couple of weeks. I didn’t make a new years resolution, but I did during the beginning of the year make a resolution for 2009 … Continue reading

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Hangursbanen

Kari’s mother suggested to take Hangursbanen which is a gondol cable car. Again it was a bit of walking… Since I came to voss I had seen people paragliding and they took of from Hangursbanen. Every year there’s a festival … Continue reading

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Slondalen

We decided to take a walk to slondalen today and walk around slondalsvatnet. To get there we parked next to a hostel and started walking Rallarvegen for a kilometer or so. There is really two schools of thought when it … Continue reading

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Grønlivannet

Kari’s mother has been involved in the handicap association in Voss, and the association has a cabin at Grønlivannet, a truly beautiful place. Even though we drove the whole way up there and just stayed there, I was exhausted afterwards … Continue reading

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Raundalselven

We only went for an easy walk this day. Pictures of Raundalselven with Horndalssnuten in the background. Getting to know voss and it’s surroundings with a local is nice 🙂

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Storbotnegget

I was still in recovery mode from sickness (and other female issues), when Kari’s mother decided we should go up the same mountain that the cabin was located in. I was told that it wasn’t such a long trip, so … Continue reading

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Petroglyph’s, Tvindefossen and Nesheimtunet

After I was hit by a sore throat and fever the last couple of days we tried to take it a bit easy and just go to the nearby places. So first we visited a huge stone that supposedly contained … Continue reading

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Fjellsetvatnet

I woke up to a beautiful, sunny weather and we had breakfast outside and spent the morning relaxing and enjoying the view. Then we drove to Jonstølen and hiked for an hour to get to Fjellsetvatnet (852 meters above sea … Continue reading

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Arriving Voss

My friend, Kari, has a cabin located a little bit outside voss on a beautiful mountain side that I decided to visit and to get there I took the Bergen Railway. I was sitting in the last train carriage which … Continue reading

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Happiness Interview

Gretchen Rubin is the author of The Happiness Project where she writes about happiness. She regularly interviews people about happiness, and asks some very good questions. So – since I don’t think Gretchen will knock on my door asking these … Continue reading

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Feeling and being connected to life

During my spare time, when I actually have time to reflect on my life, I find that I sometimes feel disconnected (especially when I’m bored). It’s like I’m disconnected from a life that gives me purpose and meaning (let’s face … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional

I once read that about  80% of families were dysfunctional. In wikipedia this is stated about what a dysfunctional family is: A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior and even abuse on the part of individual members … Continue reading

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