It’s been 3 weeks since I started my course in Human Rights, and this article surprisingly reminded me of the Buddhist scripture. Continue reading Where Academia and Spirituality collide
The people here in the UK are known to have a stiff upper lip;
they hold back on showing their feelings as emotional public displays are discouraged. But why is that dangerous? Continue reading How to stop repressing your emotions!
The thing about quitting one addiction is how obvious all others become.
Now I know how much better life is without the one thing that made it worth living, I’m out of excuses. Continue reading That’s it, I’m doing it!
While stuck in traffic last Sunday, my friends and I realised that anger is nothing more than being stuck perpetually in our fight response. Why do some things always get the better of us? Continue reading Perpetual fight response and anger management issues
Today, I celebrated by cancelling all my plans and sleeping for hours.
Sometimes, this is what depression looks like. Sometimes, it’s self-care. Continue reading Happy World Mental Health Day!
Roles and responsibilities are piling up, and so does the guilt associated with them. When it is impossible to do everything, what do we do first?
Continue reading The art of prioritising
Our world doesn’t lend itself to patience. With social media, Amazon Prime and Google, it’s not surprising I expect immediate results for everything else, most of all healing. Continue reading I can’t wait to be patient
For months now I had been watching my screen time steadily creeping up, from scrolling on social media to binge watching series on Netflix.
Enough was enough! Continue reading From 8 hours screen time to 0! What I learned from a full day without screens
With school and work, we get used to hanging out with who we mesh with best. But when we change, is it fair to expect others to change too? Continue reading How I’ve lost all of my friends in a year and couldn’t be happier
In the mind-body school of trauma, movement is a staple to recovery.
Often we associate bodily sensations with danger, so we disassociate. But gentle movement therapy can help! Continue reading How movement can heal your trauma