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Dressing your baby for the Finnish winter

Dressing your baby for the Finnish winter

Sign up hereWe are often asked by new mothers coming to our New Mothers' Group how to go about dressing their newborn baby in freezing cold winter temperatures. Last year it was about -18 degrees during the time we hosted our February New Mothers' Group, and the...

How to influence your partner to change

How to influence your partner to change

Many of the couples I see for therapy come to the first session with a huge list of complaints about their partner and think that if only their partner changed, then everything would be ok. Of course, things are never just one sided and both partners need to make...

Getting Men Together and Talking

Getting Men Together and Talking

Next month Compass Psychology and Timothy Hudd of English Therapy Helsinki will offer a new program called "Fitting Into Finland: A group for English-speaking men". This program is a six-week self-development course aimed at male, English-speaking spouses of Finnish...

Welcome to Finland!

Welcome to Finland!

A guide to Third culture life here for English speakers You arrive at the airport and find your beloved Finn waiting for you, then you are whisked off to the countryside to enjoy light filled nights, sauna, swimming in a lake in the forest – the whole package. This...

Language and communication in intercultural relationships

Language and communication in intercultural relationships

This is the second of our series of articles on intercultural relationships and this month we focus on one specific area of difference: language and communication. In last month’s blog post about intercultural relationships, we talked about some of the possible...

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