World Mental Health Day

Yesterday was World Mental Health Day. I actually didn’t know and only found out because two of my favorite YouTubers dedicated their videos to this subject. They did this because they suffer from depression. You know that I write about this topic from time to time. Especially when I feel down and depressed myself. This…

Am I onto something?

In the recent time, I wrote a lot about depression and how to fight or maybe alleviate the suffering it causes people suffering from it. Again, I am not depressive. At least I have not been treated or felt the need to check whether I suffer from it or not. Did I have depressive episodes?…

Something died…

Where to start? What I am about to write is still vague and fuzzy. I hope that writing about it will bring more clarity. So, please bear with me again =). It started more than a year ago when Tanya and I broke up. I fell into a hole and I wasn’t myself. I thought…

Positive News: Small acts of kindness

A while ago, I wrote an article about adding some optimism to your news diet. Today’s entry gives hope. It shows that even small acts of kindness and compassion can have a huge impact on peoples’ lives.

You are not your thoughts

Today I had a very interesting conversation in preparation for one of the mindfulness trainings I give for the company I am working for. The topic was about becoming aware that we are not our thoughts.

Is Happiness an inside job?

You might have read it somewhere as an inspirational quote: Happiness is an inside job. But is it though?

Mindfulness: Benefits – II

This is the 2nd part of the series which discovers the benefits of having a regular mindfulness practice. I try to add my personal experience regarding the benefit I write about. Those advantages stem from books, articles, videos, and my personal experience. I recommend to read the 1st part which you can find here.

Mindfulness: Benefits – I

I already wrote a lot about the benefits of practicing mindfulness. However, they are mostly scattered throughout different articles. That is why I want to create another mini-series which sole purpose is at gathering the benefits of having a regular mindfulness practice.

Afraid of the Future

Maybe two weeks ago I stumbled upon an article in my constant pursuit to better understand depression. In this article, I read something for the first time that struck a nerve. It mentioned that one part in the whole mental health dilemma could be our generation’s fear of the future.

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

From time to time, I write about depression and anxiety. I know that it is not the most positive topic, but it is something I think about. I try to understand it and I want to find means how to combat and alleviate it. At the moment, I have two opposing thoughts in my mind….

Are You Ready to be Helped?

The question can be applied in different contexts. In this article, I want to explore what this question means if you are on a low point in your life.