Before and After – Close-Up of the Truth

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Before-and-after stories are in abundance these days, showing us how we are becoming younger, leaner, fresher, healthier, stronger, and with nicer clothes. Moreover, we have homes that are either brand new or newly renovated, and of course gorgeous, in addition to fancy cottages, big cars, bikes and boats. This article, however, is about the full truth, including the part where the “extreme makeover” reporting team has left the scene, the … Continue reading

What do you do for a living?

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Recently I’ve met a lot of interesting people. Just last week I was inspired by Lucky Linda who lectured on finding your life purpose. I’ve met an interior designer who organizes self-improvement courses, a graphic designer who works as inspirator for her colleagues, a doctor who recently published book about diet and nutrition, a hairdresser working as a musician, and an architect who paints pictures. It may say something about … Continue reading

Personal or Professional?

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Is it possible to be both personal and professional at the same time? Yes, I believe that it’s possible, and it may even be enriching. Life is not meant to be so darn serious, and with this in mind I embark on a new project, namely to write my blog in Norwegian as well (on my company webpage). Being casual and relaxed is not tantamount to being unprofessional, and the … Continue reading

The Marvels of Marble

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Marble has been imitated, copied, and cultured, across the world and over the centuries, but nothing compares to “the real thing”. The stone has a porous outer layer, which allows the light to penetrate the stone, causing the typical waxy and glowing (skinlike) expression. Marble is somehow soft and solid at the same time, and thereby easy to shape and still strong enought to carry a heavy weight. These are … Continue reading

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