Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse

Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse

This article will explain what Narcissistic Abuse is, what are the main characteristics and what steps we need to take in order to heal..

Managing Expectations: A Simpler Way of Life

Managing Expectations: A Simpler Way of Life

Definition of expectations: you are expected to show up to work dressed, not naked.
Let’s look at this analogy for what it is, without any hidden connotations. This is a simple outcome that is considered an appropriate action within society.
I personally have a love-hate relationship with this term. Known as the number one initiator to stress, this term has an even more comprehensive level of misunderstanding and destruction attached to it.

Mental Health Disruptions During COVID-19

Mental Health Disruptions During COVID-19

Mental health disruptions are one of the biggest concerns for people during this time. It refers to the changes in mood, thought patterns, and even the way individual views themselves. People are thinking of ways to stay healthy and how to avoid getting sick, but many forget to take care of their mental health as well. Mental health disruption can occur in several ways during COVID-19.

Grief Beyond Tears

Grief Beyond Tears

During this pandemic, the cumulative grief that people have withheld is so vast that almost each individual is familiar with the feeling of loss. Whether it’s the loss of identity, occupation, livelihood, health and the worst, your loved ones, this pandemic certainly took something integral away from each and every one of us.

The Inner Child

The Inner Child

As a child, our gratification system is so simple that happiness seems like it’s right around the corner. Happiness is a feeling which is destined, not craved. It is abundantly available from several resources and very few things or people have the power of taking it away from you.

The single most important thing holding you back- ‘self-awareness’

The single most important thing holding you back- ‘self-awareness’

Self-awareness is not just all about self-love and positive feelings. During the process, many fears or negative thoughts may surface from you looking inwards. You may encounter criticism, shame, guilt, unraveling of this persona that you have constructed, and maybe even a deconstruction of the life that you have created. This happens because the more you become true to yourself, you start to notice that many ideas, principles, even people no more serve you. Once you see the truth, you cannot unsee it. So, the next time you’re in the shower, experience the water on your skin, smell the shampoo, and remind yourself to stay in the present.

Friendship and mental health- How do I help my friend who refuses to accept help?

Friendship and mental health- How do I help my friend who refuses to accept help?

Do you know someone who is going through something but cannot themselves see it? Or refuses to ask for help? How do you get them to open up to you and how can you be there for them? The answer is not easy, it requires some level of introspection, but once you have recognized your own potential and willingness to help- you can make a huge difference to them any maybe even safe a life.

How Do Speech Disorders Affect Learning?

How Do Speech Disorders Affect Learning?

Do speech and language disorders (SLD) affect learning? First of all, a definition of a speech or language disorder is a significant delay in the ability to speak, communicate and perform normal daily functions due to some type of speech or language problem.

Negativity Bias, Positive Moments Journal, and Charles Dickens

Negativity Bias, Positive Moments Journal, and Charles Dickens

Psychologists say that our brain and nervous system are coded to focus more on negative experiences and emotions. However, simple practices that might help us create balance do exist. One of which, and my personal go-to, is a Positive Moments Journal.

The Triumphs Amidst the Challenges of 2020

The Triumphs Amidst the Challenges of 2020

We faced many mental health challenges in 2020 and our mental health was all over the place. But what we must acknowledge is that the human race really came out stronger and wiser and finally focused on what really matters, for ourselves, the people we love and the generation ahead of us.