A tough week

Jotting down my feelings about myself and the world around me has especially been hard this week. I’ve found myself confronting a phase where I doubt almost everything I think, feel and make. I’ve had to drag myself along. I’ve had to find ways to share my pain with people I feel safe around. I’ve …

On self-doubt, feeling stuck and confidence

‘Surely no one is as broke and content as I am right now.’ I sat there thinking, in the middle of reading Markus Zusak’s novel, The Book Thief, one Sunday evening, April fifth, twenty-twenty. And as the title of this piece might tell you, my thoughts and reflections came from a psychological standpoint. Of going …

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 …