Every time we talk about any mental health issues, we only talk about the patients. We talk about their mental state, their emotions, their needs and we prioritize on them. However, it is very important to talk about the people supporting these patients as well. Mental health issues in themselves are difficult to handle because … Continue reading Are You Living With a Depressed Person?
Independence is one of the most coveted aspects of our lives. For many of us, independence can be considered a perk that is bestowed upon the blessed few mortals. What is independence? Most people would say that it is the lack of control over our life, freedom to make decisions and choices. But, I feel … Continue reading Are We Truly Independent
The title of my post must have made it amply clear that I hate free advice. The fact that most free advice is just common sense makes it even more irritating and frustrating. The whole thing makes one feel like they are too stupid to figure out a matter of simple logic. Incidentally, the other … Continue reading Don’t We All Just Hate Free Advice
A man once asked Swami Vivekananda about the reason behind all misunderstandings. His answer was, "We see people as we are, but not as they are." I was amazed by this response as it made a lot of sense. Swami Vivekananda As the very word suggests, a misunderstanding occurs when we mistake the meaning or … Continue reading The reason for any misunderstanding
Hello everybody. How are all of you doing? It has been raining a lot all week here in Montego Bay. I love the rain because it cools down the temperature and nature looks bright and beautiful after the rain. This morning, I took a walk in the yard with my phone and started clicking. Can … Continue reading Rain Makes Everything Brighter
Martin Luther King Jr once said, " if I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way". This inspirational quote literally means that great things need not always be a convoluted plot or an elaborate task. Doing everyday small deeds of kindness could also amount up to greatness. There are … Continue reading Do Small Things in a Great Way
She was not really “my” friend, she was introduced to me as my husband’s friend’s wife. That’s how I met her for the first time. Since then this friendship became a test for my patience. Patience that could not last beyond five years and one day I had to put an end to this ordeal. … Continue reading The Lessons I Learnt from an Unpleasant Friendship
Your mind is like a hummingbird that is constantly wandering from topic to topic, looking for a thought or feeling to latch on to. This sometimes leads to the discovery of some a hidden talent that brings happiness, and sometimes it leads you into a spiral of unwelcome thoughts and undesired emotions. Many a time … Continue reading Can we block unwanted thoughts??
Self Awareness quite literally means to be aware of one's true self. It means to be aware of the true worth, one's strengths and weaknesses. Being aware of the honest truth about oneself that we mostly hide. It sounds like a very philosophical and spiritual matter that sages and dreamers speak of. However, it is … Continue reading Self Awareness is the key to better life