It is unexplainable what each one of us is going through during these times. In India, where Mental Health has never been taken seriously, today when almost all of us are preys of depression, anxiety, grief, we still continue with our daily lives, as if it is nothing.
Neither do we want to validate our nor other person’s feelings, “it is just a phase” we say. We continue with our daily lives thinking it will all just vanish magically someday when we are actually worsening our mental health.
I understand that there are some places you just need to be…
Self-compassion is definitely a difficult part of self-care and most of us are not able to achieve our goals in this area. And, this is simply because, no you cannot just say “I love you” to yourself and hug yourself when you are feeling down and think that you will feel better.
Most of us are our own critics and self-compassion would really help us gain some self-confidence and realize our self-worth. So, here are a few “practical” self-compassion activities for you that you can actually practice:
We all have different moods and different ways to deal with them. So…
“Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming to you, in the form of people, situations, and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable, i.e. open.”
Are you that…
“What you doin, where you at, oh you got plans, don’t say that”
I am sorry but now this song will ring in your head for much longer than you think. That is the power of today’s social media apps with features like reels and remix to get you glued to your phones 24/7. But recently, now there is another thing trending — “Social Media Detox.” This term is pretty self-explanatory and there are different people trying out different ways to get their social media detox in action.
And, we are going to do so too, but this is going…
We are all social beings, so we are bound to feel lonely at some point even if we have our own individual goals and schedules. But with loneliness comes overthinking, that feeling that why am I so lonely or why do people not like me?
This is something almost all of us have been through and the worst part is that we all cope up with this in the most toxic way — yes, by ignoring this feeling. While you think this idea will work, it is doing you more harm than help. …
Now there’s this day that appears once in a while when everything goes wrong and you feel like how is everything going wrong today? Something about the energy of the day tells you that somehow whatever I do today is going to end up messed up.
Now the day is about to end and you realize that the events of the day have deeply affected your mood and inner peace. So, are we going to just sit and throw tantrums about how and why life has to throw lemons at you from time to time or, are we going to…
“I promise I’ll be always there for you.”
“I promise I will take care of this matter.”
“I promise I will bring benefits to this company.”
We all have made a lot of promises. May it be to our family, friends, loved ones, coworkers, companies we work for, you can make somebody feel worthy and special when you promise them something.
But what about you? How do you make yourself feel worthy and special? Simply by making promises to yourself! …
Are you always fearful of social interactions? Do you fear being judged all the time? Are you always worried you will humiliate yourself in front of others? If yes, then maybe, you have Social Anxiety.
But there’s nothing to worry about because a lot of us go through this on a daily basis and we are going to find a solution for it together over here in this article, got it? Good.
Here are some activities you can try to overcome your social anxiety and become better at social interactions:
You don’t feel great about social interactions, obviously, you will…
If you are somebody like me, decluttering your closet just appears once in a year on your To-Do List. But if this is the same case for you when it comes to your mind, we need to really do something about it.
Your mind needs a break from those racing thoughts, stress, and anxiety. It needs a little refreshing spring clean to get on the right track. Don’t worry, there’s no rocket science involved here, and no, it’s not even as boring as cleaning a closet.
Here are a few activities you can do to maintain your mental hygiene:
“To love life, to love it even
when you have no stomach for it
and everything you’ve held dear
crumbles like burnt paper in your hands,
your throat filled with the silt of it.
When grief sits with you, its tropical heat
thickening the air, heavy as water
more fit for gills than lungs;
when grief weights you like your own flesh
only more of it, an obesity of grief,
you think, How can a body withstand this?
Then you hold life like a face
between your palms, a plain face,
no charming smile, no violet eyes,
and you say…
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