The Year of the Rabbit – Part 1/6

Part 1. Awakening to my existential carnival

To celebrate New Year and new challenges, this series of six posts is about the fight for my personal independence – my transition from camel to a lion.

“Give yourself a name, thus be in charge of yourself.”

My name is Elmo Ensio, and I love my life!

There, now it has been said. However, it has not always been like that. I am not going to go into details about all the hardship I’ve witnessed in my world, but I can tell you that I was living a comfortable, predictable and enjoyable middle-class life in Finland. I was having my first job, which was both very interesting and challenging one. I had some friends and acquaintances to spend time with.

Sielun Veljet – Peltirumpu

Still deep inside I knew something was not right and I was very confused for a long time. Then it struck me, I was not living MY LIFE. I realised that I had no idea what was going on and what I wanted from my life. Then I decided to take full responsibility over my life and happiness and do something about it.

So I moved abroad, for the sake of soul-searching and adventure…

To be continued…

posted: 11 January 1
under: Lifestyle