The inability to sleep has always been an issue for me. I don’t call it insomnia because it’s not a condition that exists on its own. My chronic pain issues make it difficult for me to get comfortable. There are digestive problems that wake me up. I suffer from hypervigilance, which means that every unusual […]
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about aging. They discuss generational contexts and experience, the social issues of getting old, and of course, their various aches and pains. Get off my lawn!
In this episode Katie and Berin talk about the importance of coffee breaks, defining boundaries between work and life, and the differences between Finnish and American work environments.
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about being excited for autumn and the Long Dark, dealing with depression, and shutting out distractions.
In this episode, Katie and Berin discuss taking a knee, exercising freedom of speech in the United States, and the concept of American Exceptionalism as religion and protest as blasphemy. If you have topics you’d like to hear us discuss in future episodes, leave your ideas in the comments below.
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about how consumer culture and the internet encourage people to be selfish and impede the development of empathy and compassion necessary for a functional society.
As I write this it’s 9:46 a.m. in Finland. The weather here could go either way — some reports are calling for snow, others for rain. It’s flurrying right now, but not sticking. On the East Coast of the United States it’s 2:46 a.m., technically Thanksgiving day, although I suspect that everyone other than people […]