About Sanna Wikström

Finnish native Sanna Wikström is best known for founding and owning the largest wellbeing website in Finland, called Hidasta elämää (Slow life). She is a Master of Arts (M.A.) and a Mindfulness teacher with a background in NLP. She is a sought-after inspirational speaker and successful author. Sanna has written 7 bestselling books and designed 7 card decks, all focusing on spiritual and mental wellbeing. Four of these card decks are now available in English. Sanna is passionate about helping people find a healthy and happy balance in their lives. She lives like she teaches and works a four-day week in order to have more time for her family. She is a mother of two young daughters. Read more about Sanna

“Some are born with a gold spoon and others with a copper spoon.”

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

It does not matter what the colour or  the value of your spoon is when you embark on the egg-and-spoon-race of life. We all have our own life path, our own challenges, our own starting points, each with our own different interests and different life situations. And yet, we pay [...]

Many manage to do a lot – But what if managing to do a lot wasn’t the point of life?

By |November 8th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|

What do you do when you're bursting with energy? Do you enjoy the feeling? A lot of people are excellent at managing their lives. Getting their tasks done. Performing well. Accomplishing the next thing. They gather energy, so they can repeat the cycle; doing the tasks, performing well, and accomplishing [...]

You don’t need to tear yourself apart in order to keep others from falling apart

By |October 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The world sets so many expectations on us: you have to do this, that and the other. You see it is your duty to fulfil these expectations, and since you are able, you do so. And you keep on doing more, and more, and more. You persevere, again and again.  [...]

The strong and the outgoing person also needs to be praised and thanked – encourage the brave ones too!

By |August 27th, 2021|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams|

I was marveling at this person who had created such amazing things, accomplished so much in her life. She was so talented! She must feel so satisfied with herself, I thought. She would not need my praise. And yet, this successful person might be looking in the mirror at night [...]

Fact: Mom’s do NOT have superpowers, moms get exhausted too

By |August 20th, 2021|Categories: Kids & Parenting|Tags: , |

A mother of a toddler told me with pride, that she has the most amazing little family. She has a great job, a beautiful home, but she is so exhausted, she doesn't have the strength to enjoy her family and her blessings. She just wants to spend her weekends crying. [...]

7 things you should not do when you’re tired

By |August 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

When you’re tired, don’t start assessing situations. When you’re tired, don’t make important decisions. When you are tired, do not  physically exert yourself. When you’re tired, don’t judge your own abilities or give  yourself feedback. When you’re tired, don’t trust your feelings. When you’re tired, don’t have important conversations. When you’re [...]

There is no way to fulfill all the expectations demanded of you – Be merciful to yourself and have strong boundaries

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams|

Tone your muscles! Take a vacation! Relax at home! Learn a new language! Learn how to train your brain! Be efficient! Rest! Eat healthier! Bake the best merengue! Lose weight! Run! Do yoga! Jump and someone will tell you to jump higher! The media and ads will tell you what [...]

Your child doesn’t know that you’re angry because you are in a hurry, they will think you’re angry at them

By |July 9th, 2021|Categories: Kids & Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

I've worked very hard to be able to have peaceful mornings with my children. I hate having to rush the kids to get dressed and then rush to daycare. I realized something during one of these precious peaceful mornings. Something that made my heart sink. Me and my two-year-old had [...]