• The working culture that made me escape

    Mount agung in the sunset

    I want to tell you something about the working culture in my home country. Still, to this day i am affected by this culture. I realized it one day while i was laying in my hammock. I suddenly felt guilty and started thinking i should go out and do something. People are going to start thinking i am not doing anything. I had to literally calm myself down and tell myself it does not matter. And how the reality really is: i am doing a lot. Every single day i practice teaching yoga. Every single day i listen to educational…

  • Drop the self-doubt, make it happen

    About overcoming self-doubt

    When i thought about teaching an actual yoga class someday, i was immediately filled with self-doubt. Just some of the thoughts swirling in my head: How the hell can i do this? What if i freeze in…

  • Morning beach yoga, vasisthasana

    This is the life now.

    I wake up to the sound of rustling leaves and the wind shaking the bedroom windows. It’s 5 am and for a little while i dwell on the feeling: imagining i am in Finland, it’s cold and…

  • City of Varanasi, India

    A beautiful chaos called Varanasi

    I have fallen in love with the holy city of Varanasi. It’s chaotic little labyrinth streets and the crazy crowds and the strange people. Everywhere i look, there is something to see. Every corner i find is…

  • Street art in Rishikesh India

    Week six in India

    Every time i set off to go somewhere on my own, i have this certain feeling. Of fear, anxiety, aliveness and excitement mixing together and making me feel like i have never been in the moment as…

  • Local people in Rishikesh, India

    Hello India

    Oh, all the feelings. I am just smiling to myself and giggling like a little girl. I guess it’s the stress coming out of me, as random bursts of giggles. The stress of so many nights thinking…

  • Local public bus in Thailand from Takua pa to Kuraburi

    Goodbye Thailand

    Goodbye everything i know to be familiar.┬áMy first time in Thailand was in 2013. I remember a shop lady teaching me how to pronounce thank you. I remember breathtakingly cute and cheap earrings in Chinatown, Bangkok. I…

  • Evening barbecue in thailand

    New rules

    I made new rules because I tend to be all over the place. One piece in the past, one in the future, a half of a piece maybe here. And my thoughts in every single thing i…