Forbidden Words: Mental Health

It almost sounds counter intuitive to claim “Mental Health” as forbidden words. It has become rather trendy over the last couple of years to mention mental health. Ever since “burn out” became a large issue for employers a couple of years ago, companies are offering webinars and workshops on managing your mental health. Luckily itContinue reading “Forbidden Words: Mental Health”

Dealing with Lock Down Uncertainty

Uncertainty is one of the less fortunate circumstances we can find ourselves in. Not knowing what will happen next, how the next couple of months or weeks will look like or when this new state of lock down will end causes anxiety, irritation and confusion for most of us. Even for those of us thatContinue reading “Dealing with Lock Down Uncertainty”

Authoring Your Authenticity

A minor revelation about myself occurred to me the other day which struck me a little by surprise. As it seems, I have a rather hard time with people being inauthentic. I tend to consider them toxic or just not interesting. Most of my close friends, or even simply people I enjoy running into andContinue reading “Authoring Your Authenticity”

If It Can Be Broke, Then It Can Be Fixed

The other day I was listening to a podcast called “Dear Sugar“. The podcast was on the topic of “Moving on” and how hard it is to do so sometimes, being it moving on from a relationship, or something you did in your past you regret. We have a hard time letting go of somethingsContinue reading “If It Can Be Broke, Then It Can Be Fixed”

The Fruits of Being Unproductive

When Lock down looks like Procrastination Lock Down is a new concept for everyone. Never has this generation or the last been forced to stay home and live life with so many restrictions. A lot of us feel a little lost. The usual day to day things we were used to have now gone. EvenContinue reading “The Fruits of Being Unproductive”

The Power of Toxic Positivity

I’ve always been a big fan of positivity and always will be. There are so many benefits to having a positive mindset. Life seems easier when you look at things from a more favorable angel, for example I just decide to take everything as a compliment, no matter how someone meant it. It makes meContinue reading “The Power of Toxic Positivity”

Do what you do best, f*** the rest

You know how when you were growing up and went to school – and had to pass all these random tests and take lots of subjects you were vaguely interested in. And the ones you were bad at you just had to get better at? Either through hard work or support with a tutor? OrContinue reading “Do what you do best, f*** the rest”

Endless Self Doubt

Sometimes I wonder if there is something existential about us having self-doubt. I rarely come across a person who experiences none of it as thought a complete lack would be suicidal. Perhaps it is. Perhaps self-doubt serves a purpose to us. A similar purpose like fear – something that holds us back from going offContinue reading “Endless Self Doubt”

New Years Resolutions – Doomed to fail?

New Years resolutions are not only a great way for gyms to raise their membership numbers but also just in general great motivators. They give us an initiative to stop and reflect on what we want to change in our day-to-day and encourages us to sit in the driving seat of that change. By beingContinue reading “New Years Resolutions – Doomed to fail?”