• What’s the deal with sunscreen, really?

    As summer approaches and the weather warms up, the sun’s rays grow stronger and people are bringing out their sunscreen. I am too. This year, when the sun finally appeared, I immediately got sunburned on my shoulders. I soon realized I didn’t have any sunscreen at home, so I picked up my phone to research…

  • My newest discovery: Discover Weekly on Spotify

    Like so many others, my passion for music runs deep. However, I often found it unnecessarily difficult to find new music that suits my taste. It is way too easy to get stuck in the same old playlists that you’ve had on repeat for years without broadening your horizons. I mean, Spotify grants you access to…

  • 6-Step Guide to Green Fingers 

    Transforming your living space into a thriving green oasis is not always easy. When balancing the demands of student life and long days spent in LUSEM it’s easy to forget the plants. But it’s alright to do so, I need to admit that some plants have not survived under my care either. However, over time,…

  • How to Make the Most Out of Summer 2024

    April is almost over, and after Valborg, the more reliable weather of May will arrive. For many people, warmer weather is the highlight of the year and the start of a new chapter. The days get longer, and new opportunities for enjoying a Swedish summer emerge. As I’ve compiled insights and crafted a guide on…

  • Beyond the Numbers: Happiness in a World in Crisis

    Who is the happiest? Every year, a study is conducted where the happiest country in the world is selected. For seven consecutive years, Finland has secured its place at the top of this esteemed list. In a world where happiness often feels elusive, an annual beacon shines a light on the path to contentment. The…

  • 2024 Was the Year I Pulled Off My Phone-Detox, and It Is Even Better Than Imagined 

    It all began during an especially rough patch in my recent exam period (It was at the point where I had no nails left, and my diet consisted exclusively of Dafgårds Färdigrätter). A friend pitched the idea of deleting all forms of entertainment from our phones, in the pursuit of getting the most studying possible…

  • Is Procrastination Always A Bad Thing?

    Why do we sometimes struggle to begin assignments or studying for exams? In my own experience, it seems that taking that initial step to sit down and start can be much tougher than simply diving in without overthinking. As someone who values planning, I’ve noticed that the mental energy required to acknowledge a task often…

  • Unlocking Creativity: An Inherent Gift or Cultivated Skill?

    As I was sitting and watching this year’s eee Boosted I was astonished at all the various teams competing with their brilliant startup ideas. Mesmerized by the creativity of those students, a subtle sense of unease or perhaps frustration crept over me. As I left the event, I couldn’t help but reflect “Why can’t I…

  • Meditation Mastery: Technique for a Balanced Mind and Life

    Do you often feel stressed, overwhelmed, and like your head is in the clouds? Do you sense that your prioritizations have fallen behind, and time is slipping away while you remain in the same place in life? Occasionally, we all experience fatigue and stress, but it doesn’t have to be a perpetual state. Numerous methods…

  • 5 Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day, Whatever Your Current Relationship Status

    The massive, lovesick enthusiasm for Lundtan’s and Sonden’s blind date collaboration caught the editorial staff off guard! However, we gathered for a night of intensive deliberation, cyberstalking and matchmaking. And as the dust settled, we could conclude that we had engineered some pairings destined for wedding bells and future visits from the stork. However, now…