Scandinavian living in the US. I have been blogging for 15+ years on different platforms. Proud member of the alphabet mafia, as well as the neurodiverse family
10 things to know about Denmark
So here are a few things I have had to clear up over the last 5 years and some bonus information. Is Denmark really one of the happiest places in the world? Well, we do have free healthcare, get paid a livable wage, and have 6 weeks of paid vacation every year. Not to mention maternity/paternity leave for 12 months. Getting paid to go to college. Solid infrastructure. Oh, and we have relatively low expectations of life and a lot of happy pills (antidepressants). We don’t get much sun during half of the year.
How Tik Tok Helped My Mental Health — And Yet Somehow Didn’t
When COVID first swooped through the world and everything came to a screeching halt, I was laid off. But with the understanding that I would get a job back when the wheels were starting to turn again. Now that took six months. During those first six months, I found myself in an in-between. Not able to do anything or go anywhere. I was just sitting at home. Because no one knew exactly what we were looking at or understood the ramifications of this virus.