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

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 [...]

Allow yourself to become you

By |March 25th, 2022|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams|Tags: , , , , , |

When you meet a new person, they create an image of you in the blink of an eye and often unconsciously. People may have strong images of you even if you have never met them before. Images may arise in social media or through other people's stories. Images created by [...]

Learn to say NO without explaining yourself – You are here to live your own life and do what is important to you

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

The reason we're always in a hurry is because we haven’t said NO enough. In life, there always seems to be “important” things to take care of, one more important than the other. At some point life may feel like an endless roller coaster, where we never stop, for we [...]

A letter to my child – “I hope I will succeed in making you believe that you are special”

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: Kids & Parenting|

My darling child, When you were born, I felt like I was looking at a miracle. A new and precious life in my arms. How on earth would I be able to be the kind of mother who would not presume things about you or push you a towards [...]

Sometimes Mental Fatigue Is Worse Than Physical Fatigue – 5 Tips To Fight Exhaustion

By |December 17th, 2021|Categories: Stress & Anxiety|

You are tired when you wake up in the morning, after lunch - and you are ever more tired in the evening, even if you have slept well or at least moderately. It seems that you are just and just coping with all your compulsory obligations, but then that [...]

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

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Self-knowledge & Dreams, Stress & Anxiety|

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 [...]

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 [...]