Category: Everyday philosophy

Kick-off: Ocean Entrepreneurs´Capital

My message to the audience gathered at the informal kick-off for our initiative to mobilize and grow the global leading capital for sustainability & tech-oriented entrepreneurs. Oslo is the Nordics´ fastest growing entrepreneur hub, and Top 3 leading maritime capital, gateway to the most complete ocean industry cluster worldwide. There is a huge untapped potential…

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Grateful & Excited: Thank you!!

So finally we were able to reveal my new role and project this week, and I just have to thank everyone for such an amazing flood of warm and engaged feedback! The idea of mobilizing all good forces to co-create the world’s best ecosystem for ocean entrepreneurs – with a special focus on impact/sustainability –…

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Countdown: New Job Announcement (!)

I’m so excited!! Counting down towards starting an amazing new job, where I can use all of my passion for the ocean industries, tech, sustainability, entrepreneurs, diversity and continue mobilizing for change! After a really tough 2017, I felt it was important with a fresh start. But it wasn’t an easy decision to leave Nor-Shipping.…

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The Breathing Anchor

The most down-to-earth approach to mindfullness, and an interview worth sharing below, with Dutch-Norwegian professor of vascular surgery – Andries Kroese… Andries is one of my personal human heroes and child survivor of a WWII concentration camp in Japan. My father started meditating back in the early 90’s, and followed Andries’ practice long before mindfulness…

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Oslo Nights

The Oslo nights are starting to get cold, so it’s even more important to contribute to keep our city warm.  Switching from train to tram on my way back from Copenhagen tonight, a young girl sat outside the station, begging. I rarely give money, but she was hungry and so was I, so I fetched…

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No shame! A cover story

Across Europe, discussions are heated on the hijab and burkini debates, commenters throwing verbal bombs from each side, forcing people to take a stand for “good” or “evil”, and leaving little space for deeper reflections. Combined with what I consider most interesting; we get enraged by burkinis while covering up our own 4-year old girls in…

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Et nytt ord om ingenting

I ledige stunder er Antisupermamma en tankevekkende og fin blogg å lese, og i ferien leste jeg et innmari fint innlegg om Ingentingsommer (skrev denne posten i midten av juli, men var opptatt med lek, så den ble ikke feeding eller lagt ut..) Hun beskriver så godt hvor viktig det er for barna (og familien) å gjøre…

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Menn som voldtar: Refleksjoner

Nå på tampen av sommerferien har jeg fulgt nyhetene etter at en ung jente hadde gått gjennom en sak i flere runder av rettssystemet, som endte med at 3 menn som hadde gitt henne dop ble frikjent for voldtekt. Saken har skapt så kraftige reaksjoner at jeg håper vi klarer å få til en varig endring i…

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Sharing vacay!

For the third year in a row, we have lent our mountain cabin out to families we don’t know. Single moms, parents who’ve gone through a rough period, families from other countries who wants to get familiar with the Norwegian cabin culture. This year, families from Iran, Georgia, Norway and Pakistan got the opportunity to…

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