It is said that we spend about a third of our lives sleeping. Though we are well aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep, in today’s day and age it is easy to think that it is time wasted. You have so much to attend to in your waking hours that it can be daunting to think about the recommended eight hours a night you’ll spend on dreams you may not even want to have. However, as it turns out there is indeed a way to choose the contents of your dreams: Lucid dreaming.Continue reading
The benefits of single-tasking
by Inga Tomasdottir When was the last time you paid full attention to what you were doing? In the hustle and bustle of today’s society it can be difficult to pay full attention to one thing at a time. There are countless stimuli competing for our attention; emails, phone calls, notifications on smartphones… the list […]Continue reading
Summer Reading Anyone?
Intern Christine Serritslev explores the mental health benefits of reading. Imagine this: It’s raining, and you can hear the wind howling outside. You’re snuggled up in your favorite comfy chair wrapped in a blanket with a freshly brewed cup of tea at your side, ready to turn the first page of the newest crime book, […]Continue reading
Three reasons why therapy might be beneficial to anyone
by Jeanette Galan Mogensen, intern, The Little White House Psychotherapy is a relatively new practice that has only really been around as a scientific discipline for the last century. That’s not a long time, when you consider how long the practice of medicine has been around (some 40 centuries). A common way of perceiving psychotherapy […]Continue reading
Vaccine Envy – When Is It My Turn?
By our intern Thea Haldorsen The Framework Agreement Plan for Reopening of Denmark was introduced to the public on April 15th . For the first time since the pandemic broke out we can see light at the end of the tunnel. In just a few months we will be able to hug, have big dinner […]Continue reading
I’m in isolation. Now what?
A former Little White House intern writes about his experience in isolation due to COVID exposure by Eivind Hamarheim Johnsen By the first 2-3 weeks of March this year, the sars-CoV-2 virus (coronavirus) developed into a pandemic and caused the majority of countries worldwide to a lockdown. The societal effects of the lockdown were enormous […]Continue reading
Eat, pray, love
Eat, pray, love by Alex Shrimpton You are what you eat and what you eat matters! We hear that all the time but what effect our eating choices have on our mental health can be somewhat misleading as it is difficult to consider a universally healthy diet taking into account cultural factors, historical trends and […]Continue reading