So, what is wrong with the Swedes? — Watching the Swedes

Dipping into a book about Swedish culture, the opening paragraph starts this way… ‘In the world at large, especially in the English-speaking world, the Swedes seem to be universally popular. Their clean-cut profile as honest, caring, well-informed, efficient plodders who produce quality goods delivered on time sits well with their frequently well-groomed appearance, good sense […]… Continue reading So, what is wrong with the Swedes? — Watching the Swedes

New Book: “Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way” — anna brones

Today marks the release of my new book Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way. I love book birthdays because they are the ideal time to give a little backstory on the book and what it meant for me to write it. Lagom is a Swedish word that doesn’t have a direct translation in English,… Continue reading New Book: “Live Lagom: Balanced Living the Swedish Way” — anna brones

Lagom: The Swedish Secret of Living Well – Lola A. Åkerström — Book to the Future

As the Swedish proverb goes, ‘Lagom är bäst’ (The right amount is best). Lagom sums up the Swedish psyche and is the reason why Sweden is one of the happiest countries in the world with a healthy work-life balance and high standards of living. Lagom is a way of living that promotes harmony. It celebrates… Continue reading Lagom: The Swedish Secret of Living Well – Lola A. Åkerström — Book to the Future

A Pleasurable Way to Live ~ 5/30/17

To live a happy life, we need to make the things we do everyday, as beautiful as possible.  To take the ordinary and make it positive and extraordinary. In my work as a Realtor and Staging Professional, I have witnessed the 95 percent/5 percent, dilemma.  Which means people have a tendency to save 95 percent… Continue reading A Pleasurable Way to Live ~ 5/30/17