Hi, I’m Nora
I’m a writer, mother, health entrepreneur, bookaholic and recovering perfectionist.
I’m on a mission to help you (and in the process myself) uncover the brave, new work environment where we can work with energy and live wholeheartedly – despite this stressed-out world of ours.
I write about the productivity tricks that have taken me from a 70+ hour work week to 40 hours, then to 20.
I write about balancing a start-up with a 1-year-old baby daughter.
I write about my rollercoaster relationship with stress and perfection.
I believe: In working with energy. In your superpowers. That effectiveness beats efficiency. In the transformative power of sharing your story. That work can – and should – give you energy. That a bit of hassle is a part of life.
Working less is not the explicit goal. The aim is to work with energy. Doing the important. Achieving flow. Working from a place of calm and compassion, not fear and insecurity.
I’ve struggled with it, but I know from experience that it can be done.
So join me, won’t you?
On a more personal note: I’m a proud book-aholic. I love good copy. If I can put something into an excel sheet, I will. A glass of red wine and soulful conversation with my husband-to-be make my day. Baby giggles are my favorite sound.
Financial Times and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year Award 2016: “…Nora Rosendahl, Helsinki-based co-founder of wellness startup You-app, was presented this year’s Bracken Bower Prize, awarded to the best proposal for a business book by an author under 35.”
Bracken Bower Prize 2016: Prize ceremony video