Organic feeling

Everything has come to an end... After participating in the course "Cultural awareness in health and social research", I would hereby like to declare myself as being cultural aware! This course have for sure given me whole new perspectives. It doesn't make sense, but the new perspectives and the feeling I have about it is... Continue Reading →

Moving beyond a colorblind perspective

Here´s another reflection regarding the course I participate in about cultural awareness. I believe that the current paradigm in Sweden in some ways are built upon those early psychological research that is described in the article of Awad et al. (2016). The assumptions are based on a humanistic belief that we are all equal and... Continue Reading →

Study abroad

I know I wrote about this in my last blog post but today I got this study material in my mailbox so I got a little excited. I have a dream to study abroad. When I was young I never traveled or anything. I worked, took my nursing degree and continued working. And to be... Continue Reading →

Linguistic proficiency

So I have been struggling with my research proposal, which is of cause written in English. Finally, my supervisors approved it and now I´m in the phase of writing my ethical application. Luckily (for me) the application ought to be written in Swedish! At first I experience such a relief to write in my own... Continue Reading →

Cultural awareness

Last autumn I started as a PhD student and I had absolutely no clue of what to expect and do. At the moment I believe that I have adopted to my new role a little bit better. I´ve just started as a participant in a PhD course called "Cultural awareness in health and social research".... Continue Reading →

Lady Fortune

I have absolutely no intention to be disrespectful and I fear that my English skills is my shortcoming. Despite of this, I feel an urge of sharing my thoughts and I will try to express myself carefully. It turns out, that in my research area there is a huge gap. I found peer-reviewed articles from the... Continue Reading →

Wait a minute…

Yesterday I thought a lot of patient experience vs patient satisfaction and I felt I was going in circles - round and round and round. Made me dizzy! Today, I come to think of it again... The thing is, I think I got it... Funny enough, it was my dysfunctional marriage (2017) that gave me... Continue Reading →

New dimensions

Still trying to adapt to my "new" life as a PhD student. The hardest part is to prioritize which "task of the day" I'm should lay hold of. There are so many of them... so how do I select them in a good, structured and effective way? I find myself doing list of what I'm... Continue Reading →

A siren call

The first course that I participate in, as a PhD student, is a course in psychometric, and it will last the whole semester. I have to travel approximately 1,5 hour to get there since it's located in another part of the county I live in. I wake up at five o'clock and try to go... Continue Reading →

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