You need less than you think

I’ve come to learn with my own life, it’s about dedicating myself to achieving that mental balance that allows me to keep a healthy perspective.

My mind attacked me

In the first two weeks of May, twenty-twenty, I relearnt the importance of guarding my mind with all my might. Emotionally, I was in all sorts of dark places. For that period, I fought bouts of anxiety. I found myself living inside my head a lot more than I should have. I was hiding myself …

You need less than you think

Perspective. It’s exactly what I find fascinating about human beings. The fact that we can go from being fully aware of something important and then completely lose sight of it when circumstances change. Think of the habit of owning a truckload of things we don’t really need. Clothes hang awkwardly in fully packed wardrobes. Edible …

Great things that’ve come from spending time in isolation

I love the experience of sitting in complete silence, having a conversation with my mind. Thinking through my thoughts and emotions and understanding why I have them. That’s why a crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic, with all the anxiety it brings, can also be a time to spend quality time with ourselves. Here’s what being …

Five ways to become a better writer

In high school — grade nine — I started keeping a diary where I wrote about my everyday experiences and emotions. Because life happens everyday, I had something to write all the time. I wrote more when there was this one girl, studying a grade below me, whom I liked. I was in love. I …