Finding Sisu Book By Katja Pantzar


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Finding Sisu Book By Katja Pantzar
Finding Sisu by Katja Pantzar
Find your sisu: Sisu is the Finnish concept of resilience, grit, and determination - part memoir, part guidance.

Engaging and practical, the book is a guided tour of the simple and nature-inspired ways that Finns stay happy and healthy - including the powerful concept of sisu, or everyday courage.

A Finnish approach to well-being that is turning lives around. The book is - part memoir, part guide - Katja shows how to embrace the daily practices that make Finns among the happiest people in the world using this 500 year old philosophy. Sisu helped katja with her depression she had been suffering with since her 20's, by embracing this way of living, which resulted in a dramatic turnaround in her health and happiness. Read about these daily activities which really transformed her well being.

Topics include:

Movement as medicine: How walking, biking and swimming every day are good for what ails us-and best done outside the confines of a gym
Forest therapy: Why there's no substitute for getting out into nature on a regular basis
Healthy eating: What the Nordic diet can teach us all about feeding body, mind and soul
The gift of sisu: Why Finns embrace a special form of courage, grit and determination as a national virtue - and how anyone can dig deeper to survive and thrive through tough times.

Discover the ways in which you too can integrate this age-old philosophy of hope and perseverance into your life, wherever you are in the world, whatever challenges you may face, you too can, Find your courage. Find your grit. Find your sisu.

Read more about the author Katja pantzar in the details section.


Katja Pantzar was born in Finland and raised and educated in Canada., She is Helsinki-based and a writer, editor and broadcast journalist.  A freelance member of the Finnish public broadcasting company Yle's news team, Pantzar is a regular contributor to Blue Wings, the inflight magazine of Finnair, and Helsinki correspondent for Monocle 24.

She is also the author of three guides to Helsinki: The Hip Guide to HelsinkiHelsinki by Light and 100 Things to Do in HelsinkiFinding Sisu is the first book Pantzar has written that will be published outside of Finland.

ISBN: 9781473669895

Hard back Book Page count: 304

Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton

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