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Louise Johansson is a kitesurfing, deer-hunting and  horseriding bundle of energy. Eventhough she is paralyzed from the waist down you will never hear her  say "no" to any activity. Except golf - but as she says "The only reason for giving up golf is because it is too expensieve". She ...
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Louise Johansson is a kitesurfing, deer-hunting and  horseriding bundle of energy. Eventhough she is paralyzed from the waist down you will never hear her  say "no" to any activity. Except golf - but as she says "The only reason for giving up golf is because it is too expensieve". She ...
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Peyman Khalili is a rising star on the heaven of comedy in Denmark. His list of pranks is long and can be seen at Peyback TV on YouTube. However where Khalili really shows his talent is in his social experiments. Like testing if anybody will help a kidnapped girl, stop ...
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Peyman Khalili is a rising star on the Heaven of Danish Comedy. He pranks the unexpecting citizens of Copenhagen and  release the result on his YouTube Chanel. However where his talent really shows is in his social experiments... Watch Peyman Khalili introducing himself to the readers of BrainandSoul. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU-ehAMw_8I A ...
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“The village was engulfed in flames. I circled overhead and saw there was a battle going on at the landing strip. I realized I was just about to land in a war zone!”.  How did Swedish born Elin Larsson end up as a jungle pilot in Indonesia?  She spent four years ...
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Soon – hopefully very soon - astronaut Jessica Meir will see her name on the LIST. She got through the selection process and is now training full time to get ready for when her name comes up. Being accepted as an astronaut candidate is tough. Statistically you have a 74 ...
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Women have been travelling and exploring the world alone for generations. Alexandra David-Néel walked into Tibet in 1924 disguised as a man. Freya Stark trekked into Iran in the 1930s and in 1963 Dervla Murphy rode her bike from Ireland to India. Brave women can be found everywhere in history. Like ...
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Johanna Davidsson is a pioneering polar explorer, a record-breaking long-distance skier, and a nurse. Last year she was the fastest woman to ski to the South Pole breaking at least 4 records along the way. Whether or not something is extraordinary is off course always an individual opinion. However, I ...
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Guest post by Mirjana Krisanovic: In April this year I climbed two mountains. The first one rose 5000 meters above the jungle of Nepal. The second one was inside my head. Still today, I am unsure which one was the biggest challenge. As I am blind mountain climbing is easier said than done ...
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There is a new sheriff in town. With a gun in her hand and a Stetson on her head she patrols the empty streets of Country Town. There is not a lot to patrol. Most of the houses are empty and the current population is below three. The sheriff of ...
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As kids we all had dreams. Some of us wanted to be pilots while others planned to become doctors, actresses or just famous. From the first time I saw the movie ALIEN I wanted to be Ellen Ripley. Along the way, however, most of our dreams get disrupted. One day ...
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In 2014 the Skarhult Castle opened its doors to the public. For the first time in 500 years common folks could enter the gates and come inside. The gates are still open and offer you a unique opportunity to walk in the great halls and catch a glimpse of how ...
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Some historians say that Denmark and Sweden are the two nations in the world that have been most at war. With each other that is. Since 1521 there have been at least 11 wars between us. Scania is full of castles and ruins that will tell you the history of ...
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10 years ago Annette Birkmann got out of an airplane in Buenos Aires the busy capital of Argentina. She had quit her job as a lawyer. Her marriage had ended and all her possessions sold.  The coming year was about to take her through a breathtaking journey on a motorbike ...
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Are you looking for a great book that you simply cannot put down until the last word on the last page is read? Then this is the book for you. The Road to Getting Yourself Out of the Way Me is the amazing true story about a young woman who travels ...
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Birds have wings. This is so they can fly. Fish have gills. This is so they can breathe under water. I put a harness on and strap myself to a complete stranger. This is so I can step out from an airplane 4 kilometers above ground, hoping that he will ...
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Yangtorp is where ABBA and China meet in Scania. Once a promising idea of a sanctuary of meditation and spirituality. But it ended in bankruptcy and a legal clash regarding 46 million. In the end ABBA left the building and now the temple once again has opened its gates to ...
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Results are like masturbation; you need to do it quick and often to get any results. It’s the same when it comes to sleeping in a newly renovated van. You have to do it more than once to learn what to bring and what not to do. On this our ...
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As I get older I get wiser. Driving our Astro Van to Lake Finja revealed possibilities and limitations that I used to be totally unaware of. On this trip I learned things about my body that I never considered relevant before. And by before I do not consider life when I ...
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In November this year a small group of brave young women will venture to the Pole Circle. Most likely, not one will have any experience hiking through tough, snowy terrain nor sleeping in a tent. But this will not stop them. They are hand-selected because of their drive and their ...
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Bravery is saying what you believe in. For 25 years Oprah Winfrey had her world famous talk show where she did just that. She said it out loud and to the people who needed to hear it. Listen to this inspirational and honest interview with Oprah Winfrey where she talks about courage ...
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All Anna Olsen wants is going to space. And just like a story of the Danish writer H.C. Andersen this might turn into a wonderful fairytale – with one big exception: Anna the Astronaut’s story might actually come true. This young girl who is determined enough to turn down an ...
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Do you carry a bag full of limiting beliefs? Beliefs about who you are and what you can't do and accomplish? The fear of disappointment makes us say that we are ‘being realistic’ about something when the truth is that we don't have the courage to do it. Why is it that so ...
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The weekend is almost here. If you need some inspiration of what to do next week - then sit back and enjoy this TED talk with Karen Holst. I will be interviewing Karen for this blog in a short while, so stay tuned... Here is her intro from TEDxLund: "Karen Holst approaches ...
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Have you ever noticed how some people stand out in a crowd? They have this aura of determination and grit that somehow draws your attention to them. These are the people who have the power to change the world – and Mirjana Krisanovic from Sweden is such a person. When ...
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I like things I can depend on. In winter birds fly South, a bus always comes just as you lit up a cigarette and winter depression in January.  A fancy word for winter depression is Winter Blues - but dressing up a monkey in high heals and a fancy dress still makes it ...
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It is January and the Holiday Season is over. All we have left are short days and no sunlight. At least if you are living i Scandinavia. January is not only the time for loosing the weight it is also the time where the Winter Depression sets is. And as if it ...
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While the World’s attention is on Paris and the Climate Conference there is actually something you can do every day to help save our planet. It as simple as how to wash your hands or more specifically what to do AFTER you washed your hands. Watch this TED talk and ...
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One year ago my father died. That made me think about my own life, what I have done with it so far and if I am where I thought I would be by know. In other words: I have thought about the memories I want to have on my death ...
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A depressing key feature of the part of Scandinavia where I live is the weather. During  five months of the year it is 50 Shades of Grey. And that is not in some kind of kinky, sexy way of life. It it simply just 50 different ways of grey weather ...
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Have you ever felt like there was a time when you were surrounded by several exciting possibilities and then suddenly they were all gone? When we are young we tend to look at life as a big smorgasbord filled with different delicacies. But then time passes and all that is ...
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I will be the first one to admit that while it is never easy being brave it will always be worthwhile. It is just that sometimes you have to let time pass until you can actually see the benefits. Bravery wont always guarantee your success. But it will always precede ...
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 An Interview with an entrepreneur and bundle of energy Once a month Sanne Fehmerling Kristiansen stands on a stage in Copenhagen. Her message is clear: To let the audience in on the small scale approach to Freedom. Her goal is to educate people in how to get more out of life ...
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Monica Lewinsky is one of the bravest persons on our planet. In this powerful TED talk she tells her story of being ‘patient zero’ of a cyber bullying culture in reference to the major scandal in the 90s that attracted online attention globally . Watch and listen to a powerful ...
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You probably already heard that growth begins where your comfort zone ends. To visit the outer rims of your comfort zone and even crossing over some times is where your courage grows. Building courage can be done in a small scale approach. Howling in the street! In my mission in ...
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Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a human.But it’s difficult to be brave and conquer your fears if you don’t know what they are. So being honest with yourself in the first place about what exactly those fears are - is the first important step. This ...
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Doing push ups in public is normally not on my daily agenda. Especially not while wearing high heels and picking a spot in front of the historical church in Lund. But the point of making the comfort zone challenges is exactly that: Doing something I would not normally do. Daring ...
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Yesterday I did something really SPECTACULAR! I both challenged myself AND reached a goal on my Bucket List. DRIVING IN A ZOMBIE CAR IN SWEDEN I did this by driving the smashed up remaining of something that used to be a car - racing to be the first crossing the finishing line ...
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Try taking a risk
This third Comfort zone Challenge was all about DESENSITIZATION. The challenge was to walk through a crowded place with my hands in the air. WHY? Because very often we are afraid of being loud, sticking out from the crowd or just plainly doing something weird in public. The point of doing ...
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The creator of the Comfort Zone Crusher Till H. Gross is comming to Malmo, Sweden in the fall of 2015. The date and place is yet to be decided. If you want to parcipitate in his seminar please send me an email  on       author@brainandsoul.org. As soon as ...
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This was not a difficult challenge. I had to look five people in the eyes until they looked away. I walked through a shopping center and people were generally too busy to be looking at me...Actually it was quite difficult to maintain eye contact with anyone for a longer period ...
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My husband and I are DINKS with Dogs. We love to sleep in, read the news during a long breakfast and basically spend the days doing whatever we feel like. For us there was no need for Bolibompa(*) Sex. DINK: Double Income No Kids This is a lifestyle that suits ...
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Last week I was in Vienna. I had the oppertunity to meet with Till Gross who is the guy who arrange the ComfortZoneChallenge. Till's recommendation I asked Till for the Number 1 best advice to people who wants to challenge their comfort zone. He was very clear: Life is hard. Face it ...
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So I did my first ComfortZoneChallenge! It was very uncomfortable at first – but after a few seconds it actually felt good. The challenge was to lie down on the street. It does not matter The first of the 22 challenges was to find a public place and lie down ...
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Say Hi to Jack: The smallest terrorist in the World. He is qute and sweet and adorable - as long as he sleeps. Because the second Jack wakes up so does everyone else around him: As he opens his eyes he transforms into a puppy tornado and with the same energy ...
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A HOME FOR PEOPLE WONDERING HOW TO GET MORE OUT OF LIFE! ...life is so much more than working from 9 - 5 year in and year out…! There must be more to life than working on somebody else’s dream; hoping that when I retire I have saved enough money and health to ...
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Well this might sound a bit rash to you. But a wise man* once said to me that it is possible to find something useful in any situation. No matter if your house just burned down or if you lost your job – there is a hidden lesson in every ...
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Naming the damned thing: Like all members of a family the Van needs a name. Normally it is kind of easy. My car is named The Firetruck because it’s red (naming doesn’t have to be complicated). The Husband's car is named Mario because - well its really looks like Super Mario. And ...
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(Women start driving, please!) This just have to be said: Fellow Women out there: Get up , put your ass behind the wheel and start driving the car. NOW. Why is it that so many women suddenly lose the ability to drive a car as soon as they get into ...
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