Better Urban Living- my blue wings April 2012 Column

(First published in blue wings magazine,Sanoma Magazines, Finland)  

In his 2007 book ‘Affluenza’, British Psychologist and Author Oliver James claims that our contagious, socially transmitted condition of debt and anxiety results from our efforts to “keep up with the Joneses”. As a result, many people in modern-day society fail to understand what promotes well being. 
 

My Global Faces of the Future Series Launch : David Mikkelsen, Co – Founder of Refugees United, Copenhagen

Sometimes you have no idea where life will take you.   Back in 2010 I was in Munich, having been invited to attend the DLDwomen conference with global media, NGO and  business leaders. I met two cool brothers from Denmark who told me about their charity and their journey in creating it. Their experience really struck a chord with…

Jung and Psychology

Carl Gustav Jung, a psychiatrist and the founder of the methodology of analytical psychology (among other things), stated that in order to understand psychology you had to possess knowledge in the following fields: philology, history, archeology, mythology, folklore studies, ethnology, philosophy, theology, children’s psychology and biology!

 

On Creativity

“Creative imagination awakens early. As children, we are all ‘makers’. Later, as a rule, we’re broken of the habit; so the art of being a creative writer consists, among other things, in not allowing life or people or money to turn us aside from it.”

– Stig Dagerman (1923-1954), Swedish Philosopher