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Writing a good life 1

  This morning I have started, as I do, writing in my personal journal with the date and the beginning of a sentence, “I am grateful for …” Most mornings I do this. I wish I could say I did it every morning, but I don’t always take the time for it. I can notice […]


Wise Hannah

Hannah Gadsby is extremely popular since her show Nanette has been on Netflix. In it she says so many things that are so wise. And I want to pick up on what she says about being gay and being homophobic in an interview. Here is the link to the interview on The Weekly. She says […]


Giving a F**k About What Parents Talk About (compared to corporate talk)

  Recently flying home from London to Geneva, I picked up two best-selling books about “giving F**ks”. Being the book-lover I am, I took both and gave Mark Manson’s book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k” to a good friend and kept Sarah Knight’s book “The Life Changing Magic of Not Giving A […]


Mother Guilt – or is it Shame?

When I was interviewing mothers whose children are considered “different” during my doctoral program, I interviewed five mothers whose children were diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). These interviews were published in French in February 2011. One of the mothers said to me, “I am glad that someone is looking at mothers’ guilt and […]