Category: Mental Health

  • Letting Go of Regret and Shame

    Letting Go of Regret and Shame

    “The only shame of life is not to have lived it.” – George Bernard Shaw (playwright) I’m sure we’ve all been there before – that gut-wrenching moment of regret after making a misstep or that soul-consuming pull of shame after acknowledging we didn’t live up to our philosophies. Regret and shame are two emotional spectres…

  • Am I Going to Be Okay? – The Power and Possibility Behind the Question

    Am I Going to Be Okay? – The Power and Possibility Behind the Question

    If you’re reading this, chances are, the titular question has recently echoed within your mind (possibly more than once). Much like a haunting refrain that sometimes lingers at the back of our heads, this seemingly simple inquiry is often anything but trivial: “Am I going to be okay?“ Each of us has deeply personal, highly…

  • Grief is Love with Nowhere to Go (Explained)

    Grief is Love with Nowhere to Go (Explained)

    When confronted with loss, we are often left grappling with an immense void filled with a blend of melancholy and unexpressed emotions. It’s these emotions that inspired the thought-provoking sentiment, “grief is love with nowhere to go.” This poignant phrase offers a sensitive, non-judgmental understanding of the profound feeling of grief, acknowledging the persistence of…

  • 15 Reasons Why Anxiety Sucks

    15 Reasons Why Anxiety Sucks

    We’ve all been there – the weight of the world pressing down on our chest, the butterflies in our stomach transforming into whirlwinds that whip up our worries into fearful tsunamis. Anxiety is a part of life, and at times it can feel downright crippling. I’ve had my fair share of battles with this menacing…

  • 70 Journal Prompts for Self Love

    70 Journal Prompts for Self Love

    This piece today is dedicated explicitly to everyone at different points in their journey of self-love and personal growth. It’s about a little secret weapon that has personally transformed my life and I am eager to share with you all – engaging with the power of journaling through self-love prompts. In a world where we…

  • Why do I Suck at Everything?

    Why do I Suck at Everything?

    “I suck at everything. I’m not good at anything. If I were a plant, I’d be a Venus flytrap because I attract bugs and then kill them.” – Charlie Kelly. Life can be tough and for every soaring high, there are bound to be some sinking lows. Lately, it feels like I find myself staring…

  • 70 Quotes About Cutting People Off

    70 Quotes About Cutting People Off

    As sentient beings, the connections and bonds we form with others around us play a vital role in our lives. These relationships, woven with threads of shared experiences, emotions, and stories, often shape our journey through the uncharted terrains of life. But, sometimes, it becomes essential to acknowledge that not all ties serve our growth—some,…

  • Your Feelings are Valid: A Guide to Recognizing and Honoring Your Feelings

    Your Feelings are Valid: A Guide to Recognizing and Honoring Your Feelings

    Have you ever found yourself doubting the validity of your feelings? Feeling society’s pressure to paint a picture of positivity even when your heart is drowning in a sea of emotions? If so, you are not alone. I have experienced this struggle, where I constantly questioned the validity of my feelings, fearing that others might…

  • Losing Yourself: What it Means And Possible Solutions

    Losing Yourself: What it Means And Possible Solutions

    “The worst kind of loneliness is not being alone, but feeling invisible in a world that doesn’t see you.” – Criss Jami. Have you ever found yourself feeling lost in the chaos of life? Unable to recognise the person you once were, questioning your purpose and identity? I know I have. It is in these…

  • 70 Things You Need to Hear Just In Case No One Told You Today

    70 Things You Need to Hear Just In Case No One Told You Today

    Inhale courage, exhale fear. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. Remember, darling, you were always meant to shine.” – Joseph Onuoha. Life can be tough sometimes and going through the motions can often leave us feeling overlooked, undervalued, or simply forgotten. But here’s the thing –…