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Nordic Mum Podcast host Susanna interviews Scandinavian women about their Scandinavian life journeys and what it means coming from the Nordic countries. Susanna loves talking about how to have your Nordic Living using Scandinavian ways of life. She explores why Scandinavian countries and people seem to be the most content in the world and why they top the charts when measured on trust, gender, work-life balance and happiness. Her aim is to motivate and inspire you to live your life with a hint of Nordic Living with less is more approach and each episode gives you tips on how to do this.

Nordic Mum Podcast host Susanna interviews Scandinavian women about their Scandinavian life journeys and what it means coming from the Nordic countries. Susanna loves talking about how to have your Nordic Living using Scandinavian ways of life. She explores why Scandinavian countries and people seem to be the most content in the world and why they top the charts when measured on trust, gender, work-life balance and happiness. Her aim is to motivate and inspire you to live your life with a hint of Nordic Living with less is more approach and each episode gives you tips on how to do this.
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Australia

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Nordic Mum Podcast host Susanna interviews Scandinavian women about their Scandinavian life journeys and what it means coming from the Nordic countries. Susanna loves talking about how to have your Nordic Living using Scandinavian ways of life. She explores why Scandinavian countries and people seem to be the most content in the world and why they top the charts when measured on trust, gender, work-life balance and happiness. Her aim is to motivate and inspire you to live your life with a hint of Nordic Living with less is more approach and each episode gives you tips on how to do this.

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English

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0437078704


Episodes

Keeping my Swedish Roots Alive with Linnea Dunne

11/30/2019
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Keeping your Swedish roots alive when you live overseas is hard. My guest Linnea Dunne is author of Lagom, and Morning rituals books. She also is a editor, mother of two and self-confessed feminist and has spent the last few years to campaign to repeal the 8th amendment in Ireland. Linnea is originally from Sweden and we sat down to talk about her journey on how she found herself living in Ireland and how she keeps her Swedish roots alive.

Duration:00:46:13

Loving the Finnish Lifestyle with Lydia Lassila

11/22/2019
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Lydia Lassila is Olympic gold medalist, lover of Finnish lifestyle, mother, entrepreneur and public speaker. I wanted to talk to her abut her Finnish connection, love of the Nordic Lifestyle and what she brings back when she visits Finland. She did not disappoint, sharing her journey from winning the gold in Vancouver to starting her successful ice pack business while recovering from knee injury to what she really things is wrong in the Australian approach to recycling.

Duration:00:41:43

5 Scandinavian Habits You Should Adopt

11/16/2019
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What are those Scandinavian cousins of yours doing differently in life? What habits do they have in life that you want to adopt? Do they have some secret sauce, some secret recipe that they use magic potion, perhaps or something else? In this episode, I'm going to tell you the five Scandinavian habits that you should adopt in your life. These are very simple, ways to adapt to the Nordic life that makes your content.

Duration:00:19:13

That Scandinavian Feeling with Ingrid Opstad

11/9/2019
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How girl from Norway found herself living the la dolce vita in Italy? I talk to Ingrid Opstad, journalist and a blogger who lives Scandinavian life in Italy. She tells us her journey how she ended up there, how her blog That Scandinavian Feeling shares her love of all things Scandinavian and how you can have piece of this in your life. Read more in https://www.thenordicmum.com/podcast/

Duration:00:29:55

Absolute Facts Why Nordic Noir is Thrilling Audiences

11/3/2019
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Nordic noir, also known as Scandinavian noir or Scandinavian crime series, is a genre of crime fiction often written from a police point of view and set in one of the Nordic countries (Wikipedia). The language is plain and direct. The settings often have bleak landscapes, and the mood is dark and the story is morally complex. The Nordic Noir genre depicts a tension between the apparently still and bland society in the Nordic countries, and the murder, misogyny, rape, and racism it depicts...

Duration:00:18:05

Sisu the Finnish Art of Courage

10/27/2019
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Talking to Joanna Nylund, author of Sisu Finnish Art of Courage about her journey as writer. How this phenomen is in everyones lives, how she write up the book and defining Sisu to those who do not know what it is. More in https://www.thenordicmum.com/sisu-the-finnish-art-of-courage/

Duration:00:36:47

Complete Guide to Imperfect Clean Living with Kids

10/20/2019
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How far I should go with kids ? Healthy eating should not only be about promoting foods that sustain physical health, but also behaviors that sustain a healthier relationship with food. We should teach to kids what is healthy, what is good and what is nutritious. There is no need to label food bad or unclean. More in https://www.thenordicmum.com/clean-living-with-kids/

Duration:00:19:32

Why Early Childhood Education is Important

10/13/2019
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Jenni Vartiainen is a researcher in Helsinki University. She is also founder of KIDE Science that is exporter of Finnish early childhood science education. This company is based on the research made Jenni and her team on young children using science and how they learn through play. KIDE is now taking over the world through early childhood science education using these Finnish methods. More in https://www.thenordicmum.com/

Duration:00:38:41

7 Surprising Ways to Celebrating Nordic Christmas

10/6/2019
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Less than 100 days to Christmas. Are you ready? Are you getting panicky? Thinking about all those things you need to get ready, presents to kids, family, food the lot? No panic. I have put 7 Surprising Ways to Celebrating Nordic Christmas together just for you. So that you can enjoy the festive season with grace and color and embrace end celebrate Nordic Christmas knowing where these traditions came from. More in www.thenordicmum.com

Duration:00:15:54

Why Japanese Love the Simplistic Life in Finland

9/29/2019
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Talking about moving from one site of the world to the other. Not understanding the language, not knowing anyone. Daiki moved to Finland from Kyoto, Japan 3 year ago. He wanted to finish his masters degree in business and was looking universities in Europe where he could study. He chose Finland because of the quality of free teaching. Daiki end up staying in Finland and he loves the simplistic life in Finland and is looking forward starting his own business one day in Finland. More in...

Duration:00:34:20

5 Tips How to Live Your Best Life

9/22/2019
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When I returned from holidays, I felt so relaxed. It was because I know I really needed that break. But how to keep yourself on that relaxed holiday mood when you get back to your normal day routine? How to care for yourself and make sure you are making the best decision in life? That you are as relaxed and centered and that you are able to life your best life. I thought about this and started a journal. Another good tip when you want to check on yourself just write your thoughts down brain...

Duration:00:17:28

Honest Mum Vicki Psarias: Building Successful Blogging Business Around Your Life

9/15/2019
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Author as award winning blog Honest Mum, I look Vicki as one of those who have done it in the blogging world. Like she really knows her craft. If you read her book Mumboss it explains her journey through motherhood to reinventing herself as blogger, vblogger and mumboss with a message. At 2011 after Vicki had been through traumatic birth, this changed her ambitions of being director and realities of raising a child and she started her award winning blog Honestmum. After being behind the...

Duration:00:37:13

Happy Healthy Living the Scandinavian Way

9/7/2019
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The happiness is not just about that your bus comes on time. It is about feeling secure in your life, trust to the government and the system about how the country is run. The happiness report does state that people who are more content with their life are more likely to spend money on other people. They are more likely to give to other people. Talking all things happiness https://www.thenordicmum.com/happy-healthy-living-the-scandinavian-way/

Duration:00:14:53

Online Shopping Made Easy with New Platform

9/1/2019
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Nea Harjanne is starter of tech e-commerce platform Nomi.Shop Shopping service that creates a personal product service for each customer. Nomi.Shop is fully personalised platform. Where you answer picture based questions about your style and you are given whole platform full of clothing that matches your style based on your style. Nea was frustrated when shopping online as she was trying to find some for her style and see saw this as a opportunity when asking there was others with same...

Duration:00:37:36

How to get Hygge Lifestyle with a Budget

8/25/2019
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Been cozy that is exactly what Hygge means. But being cozy does not necessary mean that you need a bubble bath and champagne. No. Hygge is more about state of mind and being comfortable with your surrounding and life as it is. It is about feeling content. Happy on what you have, where you are. When I asked about what makes you cozy from my Instagram followers @thenordicmum majority of you said you need certain things to feel cozy. Read more in...

Duration:00:12:14

Top 5 Tips When Travelling With Kids

8/22/2019
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When you are planning long haul travel I can ensure you these 5 tips when traveling with kids will help you to keep your kids entertained and content. I did not believe some of these tips would be beneficial for us but they were.Sit back and listen this bonus episode that I recall my latest travel with my kids. More in https://www.thenordicmum.com/top-5-tips-when-travel-with-child/

Duration:00:14:11

All Things Iceland part 2

8/17/2019
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Satu and I discussed the life of a working mother in Iceland. Parental leave in Finland and Iceland are different. It appears that Iceland has one of the most advantaged policies on maternal care than any other country. Women get 3 months paid leave, partner gets 3 month paid leave that 90% of the men take. You cannot move this to your partner/, use it or loose it. Women stay home for another few months around 9 before their child start childcare so that mother can return to work. There is...

Duration:00:31:33

All Things Iceland part 1

8/10/2019
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It does not get any further apart from Australia than living in Iceland. Magical Scandinavian country where I have always wanted to visit. I had the pleasure to talk with Satu Ramo a Finnish author, blogger and entrepreneur. We sit down to the virtual couch to talk about her journey to the country or fire and ice and what has kept her there all this time. Satu went to Iceland 2003 as exchange student from university and felt home immediately on arrival. She found the country fascinating...

Duration:00:32:14

For the Love of Sweden

7/7/2019
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Karin Rosenquist Schager is from Sweden, but she lives in Chicago with her three year old twins. She has graphic designed background and came to Los Angeles to study and has since lived in Honolulu, San Diego and now in Chicago. We discussed how early on she was drawing, doing calligraphy and she felt pulled towards designing and arts. I asked how the graphic design has changed since she started. Karin admitted that digital world has meant most of her clients are around the world and she...

Duration:00:50:04

Eco -friendly Living

6/29/2019
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Cars release approximately 333 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually, which is 20 percent of the world's total, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) estimates that on-road vehicles cause one-third of the air pollution that produces smog in the US, China. And transportation causes 76% of greenhouse gas emissions. Energy is one of the overlooked things, how many of us leaves lights, or switches on stand by. Computer of air...

Duration:00:20:33