Tag: wellbeing

Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

I have Deaf anxiety. I’ve only come to realise this during the pandemic because of mandatory mask wearing and my inability to rely on lip reading (which I have been unconsciously doing my whole life). I’m fully deaf in my left ear and moderately deaf in my right. Although, I wear hearing aides most of … Continue reading Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

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