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 [...]

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 the insincere, measuring [...]

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 reason [...]

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 moment their [...]

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 with them, [...]

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 for the opportunities [...]