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Finding Sisu: In search of courage, strength and happiness the Finnish way (Bog, Paperback, Engelsk)

Af: Katja Pantzar

Forlag: Coronet Books
Format: Paperback
Sprog: Engelsk
Sideantal: 304
Dato for udgivelse: 4-4-2019
Udgivelse: 2019.
ISBN-13: 9781473669932
Produkt type: Bog
År for denne udgave: 2019
Originalsprog: Sproget kan ikke bestemmes

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Finnish-born writer Katja Pantzar was raised and educated in Canada, where the consumerist and materially obsessed culture left her feeling empty and unhappy. When she received treatment for depression in her mid-20s, the doctor treating her simply prescribed medication and sleeping pills, no thought given to her lifestyle. After moving to Finland, Katja discovered sisu: the Finnish approach to wellbeing defined by a special kind of resilience, grit and courage. She embraced this way of living and experienced a dramatic turnaround in her health and happiness. Simple, functional exercise (as simple as riding her bike to work), the Nordic diet, spending time in nature and water together with a more courageous outlook, all served to transform Pantzar's life: her anxieties, fatigue and pain left behind in the sea. In Finding Sisu, Pantzar offers an honest (no place is perfect - Finland is not an exception) and uplifting account of her physical and psychological health transformation from a slightly lethargic depressive into an energetic optimist. She examines the link between sisu and the Nordic reputation for excellent wellbeing and overall life satisfaction, and looks at the ways in which we, too, can apply sisu to our lives - wherever we may be. Finding Sisu is a personal but also practical approach to the power of this 500-year-old philosophy and how it can help us all to lead healthier, happier and braver lives.

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Finding Sisu: In search of courage, strength and happiness the Finnish way

Finding Sisu: In search of courage, strength and happiness the Finnish way