Vi er blevet et samfund og en generation der nødig vil gå glip af noget, men vores FOMO (Fear of Missing out) har en pris. Om ikke for os så selv, så for vores omgivelser, vore nærmeste, og vort samfund. Jeg taler hverken om vores smartphones eller om de sociale medier, men om vores aftalekultur, … Continue reading Fomo generationen
Postkort fra Dagpengeland
Something's rotten in the state of Denmark Jeg har været her før, men alligevel er her lidt anderledes denne gang. Jeg har ændret mig, og landet har også ændret sig. Nu, hvor jeg er tilbage, opdager jeg, hvor lidt jeg har savnet det. Dagpengeland. Landet, hvor man mødes med skepsis, mistro og demotivation ved ethvert … Continue reading Postkort fra Dagpengeland
On how the mind can be the biggest hurdle
On of the more difficult things about being unemployed is keeping my brain fresh. Staying up to date on news, trends, recent events. Trying to avoid the alluring trap of candy crush and reruns of Beverly Hills and Desperate Housewives. Keep myself busy, avoid falling into a slump. (one of) My biggest fears is that my brain … Continue reading On how the mind can be the biggest hurdle
Things I don’t understand
How odd is the phrase "It's growing on me?" I mean - what exactly is growing on you? To me, personally, it brings up images of things actually, physically, literally, growing on you. Like warts. How did saying "I guess I might be getting used to it" turn into "It's growing on me" ?? Not … Continue reading Things I don’t understand
Unemployed…. now what?
Although I still have a thesis defense to get through, I am now technically almost unemployed. Officially as of may 1. So, what now? Well, there are actually a decent amount of job openings, and there are plenty that I could see myself doing. So far I've only applied for two jobs - one was … Continue reading Unemployed…. now what?
Big Birthdays and Family Thoughts
We spent the weekend down south on the wonderful island of Als, celebrating a grand old lady- my grandmother. It was quite royal, with three days of celebrating, lots of cake and good food, loads of family and friends (Including my daddy!) It's a big deal to me that hopefully, this woman, who has had … Continue reading Big Birthdays and Family Thoughts
After months of winter -- it is finally starting to smell like springtime. The sun is popping out from behind the grey-in-grey clouds, birds have started to chirp, and the first flowers have started appearing. Our afternoon walk ended up with me picking flowers in the backyard - just a little attempt at bringing … Continue reading Springtime