Throughout the years Lidia has taught Good Life Engine, the main challenge has always been the “wanna-be-efficient brain” that doesn’t leave the students at peace with how they spend their time. Many of us feel time pressure from squeezing too many things into our life. At Good Life Engine, we hope you will learn how to enjoy life rather than execute it.
At the core of the Good Life Engine course is the execution of well-being or self-development routines that students choose for themselves. We define routine as a sequence of actions regularly followed. Although our students decide upon their routines based on their individual goals, there are some common starting points in the process of choosing a good routine.
Rahul Abhisek has always been entrepreneurial, but at Aalto University, he learned how to start a business. Rahul came to Aalto from India to study design and new media eleven years ago. The time here has drastically changed him — and his plans for the future.
The fear of not being accepted: we think it's a fear everyone faces when going to new places. LGBTQ+ people, however, need to face it every day. In every interaction, they must decide: do I feel comfortable showing who I really am? At GAYY, we would like to add a queer touch to Otaniemi and let the minorities also enjoy the community that we have.
Volunteering is a great way to learn skills useful in entrepreneurship, working life, and, well, life in general. But perhaps the real treasure is the friends you make along the way. Elettra, AVP's marketing magician and recent Aalto graduate, shares her experiences in how volunteering at Aalto University is similar to entrepreneurship.
For most people, Wappu is a rather short period within a year. For them, the first signs of the upcoming first of May are mead and doughnuts, which start to fill up grocery store shelves approximately one month in advance. A typical Finnish wappu celebration can be described like this: Wappu eve’s night with old […]