The Self journey blog is created to provide you with useful information about mental illness and self healing
All content is aimed to help you throughout your journey to self love & acceptance, and improve your psychological awareness & health.
Suffering from depression is nothing new to me….I suffered from depression as a child, a teenager and as an adult. I’ve spent years of my life having difficulties doing the simplest tasks a human being could do. I’ve reached the absolute bottom, having suicidal thoughts and even trying to commit suicide. But I promised myself…Read More
As a child I was taught that emotions are weakness, that crying is forbidden, that I was destined to be strong and that there’s no room for such a thing as emotional expression in my parent’s house. I was raised by a strong independent woman, she was my role model and I idealized her for…Read More
As a person who suffers from extreme mood swings, finding effective ways to improve my mood has been occupying a lot of my time lately. In this post I’m going to share with you guys useful tips that you can start following today to lift your mood. Take a walk Start your day off by…Read More
Lately, I’ve been thinking about the little to no progress I see in my life. I’ve been comparing the last few years in therapy to the last few months in terms of positive changes that’ve occurred. And whenever I think about it, I Get really disappointed, angry and frustrated. But I totally forgot that I’ve…Read More
Loving yourself can be hard sometimes No matter how hard you try, you can’t see the bright side of things. You can only notice your flaws, what you lack and everything just turns black, until it becomes the color of your reality. You ask yourself why you’re not good enough. You make a list of…Read More
I’m not going to talk about improving your techniques in your creative field, but i’d rather talk about learning how to be more creative in whatever mental state you’re in. Believe it or not, sadness or even depression can help you become more creative, you don’t have to be in a good mood to work…Read More
Many people believe that motivation comes from within and others believe it’s the other way around. But in which perspective lies the truth? If you want to know then you should answer the following questions first. Can a talented person who can’t motivate himself make use of his talent and be productive for his whole…Read More
Art has always been my savior when it comes to improving my mental health, and i believe it has been for so many others who struggle with mental illness. I really put my heart into this post! As it discusses mental illness, how Abstract art and painting in specific has helped me through out my…Read More
Anxiety is a true monster that deprives you of happiness, strips you of your confidence and diminishes your chances of true success in life. When you’re anxious you fail to see your great potentials, you’re too scared to show your true self to others and you worry too much about the future. I can go…Read More
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