It’s my party and I’ll vote if I want to

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

Norm and Norma, oh I know those guys

This morning I found out my divorce had been finalized and I am now showing on the national registry database of Finland as 'divorced'. Let's not even go there with the normative implications of allowing for that option only, instead of, y'know, 'unmarried' (you shall forever bear the burden of your inability to predict the … Continue reading Norm and Norma, oh I know those guys

Typical

I think I'm very funny, naming this post Typical and talking about a behaviour typical to me. The twist in the story being that I will be discussing my thesis, which is about there not being types, or typicals. But of course there is, and there isn't. I think people have interests that may form … Continue reading Typical

10/10

Ten outta ten, that just registered in me! The World Mental Health Day is 10/10. That's a braw day to celebrate pretty much the most important thing I could think of for any living human, apart from the company and love of other humans. Mental health! I love this topic obvs as I've been both … Continue reading 10/10