12 Apr 2024
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Could Mindfulness Be the Answer to Cognitive Health Issues in Stockholm?

A recent study of more than 1.36 million people with records in the Region Stockholm administrative healthcare database has found that documented chronic stress and depression increase the risk of mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. The Swedish medical system has a novel diagnosis that can be used to document stress. The diagnosis, called chronic […]

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The art of landing gently

If you have the misfortune of landing on the Polderbaan at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, it will take at least another 20 minutes of taxiing before you truly arrive at the terminal. If you’re not prepared, those twenty minutes can feel incredibly frustrating; landed but not yet arrived. And in the same way, I may […]

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10 tips for travel destinations in Sweden for school trips

Sweden, with its rich history, stunning natural landscapes, and vibrant culture, presents an ideal setting for educational trips.  When it comes to school trips, it is important to choose destinations that are not only educational, but also engaging for students. In this article, we’ll explore some exceptional Swedish destinations that offer a blend of history, […]

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Sweden’s new barbecue trend – the Kamado grill

In the heart of Sweden’s outdoor cooking culture, a new trend is emerging. The Kamado grill, an ancient Japanese concept redefined with modern ceramic technology, is changing the way Swedes barbecue.  This versatile cooking tool is not just a grill; it’s a revolution in the garden. In this article, we tell you more about why […]

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Cities you should visit when you are in Sweden

Sweden, with its enchanting blend of modern innovation and deep-rooted history, offers a tapestry of experiences for every traveler. This guide takes you through some of Sweden’s most captivating cities, each brimming with unique stories and sights. Several of these are Sweden’s largest cities and offer a lot of sightseeing and unique experiences. Stockholm: The […]

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A Vibrant Tradition: Vårsalongen 2024 at Liljevalchs

Vårsalongen, an annual jury-judged exhibition held at Liljevalchs konsthall, marks the beginning of the art year in Stockholm. Since its inception in 1921, this cherished tradition has evolved into a lively celebration of art, welcoming participants and visitors alike from February 9 to April 21st. At Vårsalongen, artists from diverse backgrounds and styles converge to […]

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Finding the right wavelength

Almost twenty-five years ago I found myself in the emergency room at Södersjukhuset with a suspected ectopic pregnancy. It was my third ectopic and fifth miscarriage, and so you could say I was battle hardened. I had brought an exciting novel for the inevitable wait and settled down. I was feeling calm and knew what […]

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Find your wings to fly the journey of your soul with Denisse Olsson

In the heart of Chiapas, Mexico, Denisse Olsson began her journey as the daughter of a Healer and an agricultural pilot. Her life’s paths took her to Stockholm, where she combined the wisdom inherited from her family and her life’s learnings to craft Wings & Inspiration, a space where she’s been kindly assisting women in […]

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Formex 2024: The Ultimate Meeting Ground for Interior Design Professionals

If you’re a professional in the interior design, design, or gift industry, Formex is your gateway to a world of opportunities. This renowned trade fair, slated to be held for the next time on August 27-29, 2024, provides a platform where national and international buyers, agents, wholesalers, importers, producers, designers, and media converge. Formex is […]

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Playing life like it’s a game of chess

My hotel room in wonderful Saltsjöbaden looks out on an open-air chessboard. The pieces are randomly placed on the board, some alongside it, painting the scene of a game in mid play. Right now it looks a bit sorry for itself, given the average temperature of -10 in the past weeks. It inspires me to […]

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