Tag: psychology

Searching for Sisu and improving wellbeing, the Finnish way

Searching for Sisu and improving wellbeing, the Finnish way

It may not be obvious from my name, but I am partly Nordic. I carry the rounded face and petite stature of the partial Finn I am. Sometimes I think about my maternal line and the land of a thousand lakes – a country I’ve never been to. A country renowned for so many good … Continue reading Searching for Sisu and improving wellbeing, the Finnish way

Hospitals, libraries, PTSD and the importance of being trauma-informed

Hospitals, libraries, PTSD and the importance of being trauma-informed

In the last two months, I’ve been in hospital more times than I have in years and during my hospital stays I’ve been thinking a lot about health services, libraries and other services that are trauma-informed; and how important being trauma-informed as a professional and member of society truly is. ‘Trauma’ is defined as an … Continue reading Hospitals, libraries, PTSD and the importance of being trauma-informed