Have a good night sleep

Having a good night sleep is much more important than one thinks. Having a disturbed sleep has consequences on physical, mental and cognitive health. What is the consequences of not having a good night sleep? Chronic insomnia is potentially a disease that puts you at greater risk of developing physical, mental and cognitive illnesses. The... Continue Reading →

Thankful for my struggles

I am thankful for my struggles with physical and mental health. Without them I wouldn't have found my voice or known how strong I could be. Remember that no matter what your struggle is, it is valid. Whether you are dealing with trauma, physical or mental illness or anything else, your struggle is valid. Whether... Continue Reading →

Sharing your story

Sharing your story with someone is a sign of strength. Everyone needs their thoughts, feelings, and opinions to be heard and validated, but it can be difficult to share. As the listener, it is human nature to want to jump in and help fix things, but it may not be a solution that your friend... Continue Reading →

You aren’t a burden

You aren't a burden. Please do not let the idea that you may be a burden to someone stop you for reaching out for support when you need it. The last thing your love ones want is for you to go out of your way to ease their imagined trouble. Your struggles do not burden... Continue Reading →

Depression and anxiety are a challenging

Depression and anxiety are a challenging.  Depression and anxiety can convince you that everyone in your life secretly hate you. I remember during a really bad episode as a teenager, I was convince that my own parents didn't want me. There is nothing further from the truth. No matter how much you believe everyone hates... Continue Reading →

What is apathy?

What is apathy?  Apathy darkens life, extinguishes desires and even feelings. It is a state of mind through which demotivate and paralyzes the mind, illusions disappear and the body hurts. We lack energy, we lack the desire. We are prisoners of absolute physical and mental weakness.  Initiatives and hope no longer exist. This unbearable lethargy... Continue Reading →

Under the microscope

Since my return from sick leave, I have been putting great effort into my work performance. I am also doing everything that is within my power to keep my health as good as it can be. Part of both, is my approach to life in general and trying to keep a positive spin or outlook.... Continue Reading →

Comforting television shows

Everyone has a different coping method when it comes to physical and mental illness. Keep in mind, what works for one person may not work for another. One method that work for me is watching comforting, silly, funny, lighthearted television shows or movies. Yesterday, was a bad day, so I stayed in bed all day... Continue Reading →

Revisit an old hobby

It's impossible to completely silence your mind. Luckily it is possible to be less controlled by your thoughts. It is possible to more present and peaceful. One way to do so is to revisit an old hobby. Even if it feels a little forced, try your hand at things you used to enjoy and see... Continue Reading →

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