Peace is not the absence of battles

When life feels overwhelming, the most effective way to slow things down is to choose our battles.Prioritising what's important over what's urgent usually sets the tone for what we tolerate or invest our time in, versus what we ignore or postpone.However, this only creates capacity to deal with new battles that may arise, it doesn't

It’s not always about you

With due to respect to the author of this quote, I totally disagree with this view. This is why.It's one thing to let someone know that you were hurt by something that they did or said. But it's something totally different to blame them for hurting you.When you make them aware of how you feel

It’s not always about you

The truth is, if you want to matter that much to someone else, shouldn't they matter equally as much to you?If they do, and you find that they don't have as much time for you as they used to, or are behaving differently to what you know them to be about, do you claim your

To be heard

When moderation is surrendered in protest against control or oppression, vulgarity seems like the only reasonable way to be heard. Rather than focus on the need to be heard, we should consider why our voice may have been lost to the noise around us.Adding to that noise further erodes rational thought and expression, creating a

Don’t label your struggle

Mental health is about hope. The more hope we have for experiencing joy tomorrow, the better our mental health today.The human experience is not an illness.The best way to protect your mental health is by recognising your humanness.Don't allow your reality to be labelled as something more than your experience of the ups and downs

Never stop chasing

The thing about chasing dreams, is that it's our dreams.As obvious as that seems, we rarely recognise that no one else will ever have a view of our dreams the way that we have it even if we describe it to them in detail.They will visualise it within the context of their lives and limitations.By