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

Don’t exhaust yourself with internal pressures – When there is too much pressure on you, this will help

By |January 13th, 2023|Categories: Stress & Anxiety, Uncategorized|

If you think about the whole of your day, where is your attention during the day? On the wishes, demands and worries of others? On staying on schedule? On social media? On your surroundings (the sounds, the views)? On yourself - on your feelings and the sensations of your [...]

You can’t influence everything in life, but these 9 things you can affect

By |December 29th, 2022|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|

You can't influence everything in life, but these 9 things you can affect- and it will have a greater impact on your life! Life sometimes brings you to your knees, and you find yourself lower than you could ever have imagined. That's how life is. Things happen that change [...]

Your feelings are telling you something – Are you listening?

By |November 11th, 2022|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams|

I'm a bit allergic to the word "negative feelings". Negative means unfavourable or bad - and if something is an inevitable part of natural life, as far as I see, it cannot be unfavourable or bad. So, why are difficult and complicated emotions called negative? Perhaps, because they are [...]

5 things you should say to someone who is feeling stressed

By |September 29th, 2022|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|Tags: , , , |

A stressed person often doesn’t seem to deserve good words or encouragement, but that is when they need it the most. Instead of taking part in the show (reacting to the other’s stress reactions), you can help the stressed person with your encouraging and gentle words. Here are 5 [...]

Don’t waste your energy caring about what others think of you – that energy is best used on yourself

By |September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams|

When you meet a new person, within the blink of an eye, and often unconsciously, they create a mental image of you. People may have strong images of you, even if you may have never met them. Mental images may arise on social media or through other peoples’ stories. [...]

6 Reasons to Teach Your Child the Skill of Gratitude

By |April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Kids & Parenting, Self-knowledge & Dreams|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are surrounded by a huge variety of things: some feel boring, some nice. However, our attention easily focuses on what is not well - this has been an absolutely essential skill for human survival. However, scanning for threats, unpleasantries, and “what I don’t have” is exhausting. Also for [...]

5 real superhero skills that help a child improve self-esteem and survive in life

By |April 14th, 2022|Categories: Kids & Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I had been scrolling through a superhero imagery recently, and I was a little appalled that the superheroes that kids would like to identify with are dry muscular figures. Yes, I understand that superheroes are super partly, because they are unreal fantasy characters. However, these superhero figures provide a [...]