Tag: anxiety

  • Kill the label. Kill the stigma.

    Kill the label. Kill the stigma.

    ⚠ Trigger Warning ⚠ The moment we attach a label to a life experience, we focus on the label and discard the merits of the experience. We make people invisible when we deny the reality of their experience by suggesting that there is something clinically wrong with them, despite causality of their emotional upheaval being […]

  • Who defines you?

    Who defines you?

    It’s easy to lose ourselves to the outcomes of our lives. It’s easy to convince ourselves that our achievements, rather than our efforts, are a true reflection of the value we hold within. It’s a dance with fate that often destroys hope and replaces it with complacency. In a world saturated with the ungrateful and […]

  • Sadly depressed

    Sadly depressed

    Depression sets in when we look for signs of hope in those things that are important to us, but find none. It doesn’t mean that there is no hope for anything in our life. It just means that what we choose as a defining relationship or experience to reflect our significance provides us with no […]

  • Be you…unapologetically

    Be you…unapologetically

    The opinions that others have of us affects us most when we are not convinced about who we are. It’s self-doubt that creates the space for others to influence how we feel about ourselves. Be it a troubled relationship with a family member, a partner, an ex spouse, or even a friend or colleague, the […]

  • Break the stigma

    Break the stigma

    We dehumanise the human when we label their emotional experience as an illness. The moment we attach a label to a life experience, we focus on the label and discard the merits of the experience. We make people invisible when we deny the reality of their experience by suggesting that there is something clinically wrong […]

  • Always hope

    Always hope

    When we focus on the struggles of our lives, we feel defeated. When we focus on the growth, we feel empowered to overcome future obstacles. But we’re human. We doubt ourselves and sometimes we feel entitled to peace. In the process, we create self-fulfilling prophecies by growing despondent when things go wrong, rather than looking […]

  • The ultimate rebellion

    The ultimate rebellion

    Living romantically, despite the horrors of life, is the ultimate protest It’s the obstinate rebellion against those who wish to rage, because they have no peace to give It is the cry of the lover for his beloved The anguished heart searching for peace The lonely soul searching for home To see beauty when surrounded […]

  • Reconnect with your innate wisdom

    Reconnect with your innate wisdom

    We all have an innate wisdom that we lose sight of as the distractions of life accumulate. When we go out in search of answers and adopt methods that worked for someone else, we further distance ourselves from that innate wisdom. This distancing that occurs undermines our authenticity, and leaves us feeling at odds with […]