• It takes a village
    Community,  Health,  New World,  Support

    Nourishing Neighbourhoods

    The short story. Let’s create nourishing neighbourhoods! A simple form of community or togetherness that is more flexible and requires much less effort than intentional communities. We can live in the same village/area (I personally prefer maximum 15 minutes walking or cycling distance) together with other like-minded people, and we can support each other, meet, call/text whenever we have the capacities and feel it comes with joy. This means that we don’t drain ourselves for the community but instead make sure that we are as nourished as possible. Which then makes us more healthy and gives us more energy to give to others. We are connected and helpful, and we…

  • It takes a village
    Community,  Grief,  Sisterhood

    So much grief in mamahood!

    Becoming and being a mum is such an enormous transformation. And the picture that is painted by mainstream media and society is such a small – and mostly unrealistic – part of it. No wonder that so many women feel deep sadness, worry, anger or even shock! We expect rosy times to come, and while it truly IS breathtakingly beautiful to hold a healthy, peaceful baby in your arms, nobody had been mentioning the sleep deprivation, the malnourishment, the loneliness, the possible loss of dreams, partners, friends or a child, the upcoming triggers, the disappointment, shame, guilt, the many unanswered questions, the possible trauma and so much more. So we…