Take stock, and reconnect

Stepping back and taking stock requires more than just an arrest of the ego.It requires a desire to return to a point of sincerity and authenticity in our lives when we were filled with hope about the future, after finding ourselves filled with a longing for the past instead.Arresting the ego becomes easier if we [...]

Failure is not a group sport

When you find reason to sit back and lick the wounds of your ego, remember this.No one will ever be as invested in your success as you are.The sooner you own your life, the sooner you'll be able to enrich the lives of those around you.It's easier to fail collectively, than to fail alone.Setting out [...]

Be more than your past

Like they say, every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.Your past will only ever define your future if you allow it.They also say that the past may be blemished, but the future is still perfect.There is a reality between all this idealism that we can't escape, and that is the impact [...]

Don’t be your own enemy

You undermine yourself when you doubt your ability to accomplish something for no reason other than fear.When you allow the uninformed opinions of others, or their disrespect to define how you feel about yourself, you undermine yourself.When you settle for less because you believe you're unworthy of better, you undermine yourself.Each time you shy away [...]

Don’t blame destiny

Most often, it is our belief in what we deserve that limits us more than what we actually deserve or are capable of achieving.It's like waiting up all night to witness an amazing sunrise only to give up as the first streaks of dawn appear and then convince ourselves that it was our destiny not [...]

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 [...]