Do people really care?

I have been through a few stages of the oversharer, the undersharer and the secretive. And at every stage I am changed by my interactions with people. I have found that telling your problems to professional strangers oftentimes work out better than sharing with friends. Do you really think only listening is enough? Do you… Continue reading Do people really care?

Pattern

"You're not stuck. You're just committed to certain patterns of behavior because they have helped you in the past. Now those behaviors have become more harmful than helpful. The reason why you can't move forward is because you keep applying an old formula to a new level in your life. Change the formula to get… Continue reading Pattern

Love and Loss

There's no greater pain than heartbreaks and vomiting- I legit think they are feelings of near death experience. I have had great moments filled with happiness and laughter. Moments I thought would be infinite. I have had days when all I need is to see your texts, hear your voice, feel your presence and embrace… Continue reading Love and Loss

Pain

Our very first reaction to the word and idea of pain is always physical. After all, pain is something that we often feel, which allows us to have physical symptoms. But there is that abstract pain that tears our hearts out. It is almost as though our chests are tightening and we are just awaiting… Continue reading Pain

Precarious

"Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming, when nothing is certain, anything is possible" - Mandy Hale There are so many people who had a vision and it came through. It does not necessarily mean that they did not experience any direct or indirect struggles but we see their wins and… Continue reading Precarious

Disentangled

On so many forefronts of my life, I find myself being disengaged, detached and disentangled. The truth is the unaddressed traumas of life will always linger and subconsciously work to change the ways you view people, the way you operate and may very much influence the next stage(s) of your life. Sometimes I am so… Continue reading Disentangled

Triggers

Off the top of my head, triggers can be anything ranging from a person(s), behavior or objects that causes a reaction that affects our mental being. One of the important tenets of understanding our mental fragility is to recognize our triggers. If we know our triggers, or even know a few of our triggers, we… Continue reading Triggers

Racism- The Uncomfortable Conversation

There are certain topics and experiences that we hold dear to our hearts. As a consequence, we get so uncomfortable when we need to sit and have a fluent conversation with others. Some wise person did say the truth causes offense. And this is merely because the hard truth can make us feel so uncomfortable.… Continue reading Racism- The Uncomfortable Conversation

Forgiveness

In one of our weekly zoom meetings, I was reminded that forgiveness is really for one's self and not for the other person. This statement has resonated with me. At first glance, the phrase seems to echo the opposite as we always stress how much those who have wronged us need to be forgiven. However,… Continue reading Forgiveness