Tell them you love them before they’re gone

The loss of someone you love can be very devastating. While grieving, you may blame yourself for not being there for that person, and you’ll regret not telling them how much they meant to you before their passing. I’m not used to death like some people are, and i’m still going through phases trying to…

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The state of Numbness – Sharing my thoughts today

If you think that being numb is just a passing phase, then you’re totally wrong. If numbness was once your defense mechanism, it always will be.  It’ll always be your only escape from the harsh reality, it’ll be your shelter when you have none. No matter how hard you try to fight back, it’ll eventually…

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Depressed but high functioning – sharing my thoughts today

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…

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Why showing your emotions is forbidden

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 … Why showing your emotions is forbidden

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Why showing your emotions is forbidden

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…

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Effective ways to improve your mood today

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…

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Why i fail to see any progress? – Sharing my thoughts today

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…

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Be creative in all your mental states – Creativity booster

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…

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The true nature of motivation

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…

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The healing power of Art – Art therapy

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…

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