Recently I caught myself realising when I was having negative thoughts about myself. I became aware that I was aware of my unhelpful thoughts, because rather than mindlessly accepting them as truths, I questioned them with a "but why?" — why would I think this? And then I realised my irrational, unhelpful thoughts were from some … Continue reading Why Not Me?
Sometimes we feel stuck, and we feel bad when we look at how well others are doing, other people with the life, body, career that we wish we had. But to compare yourself with anyone except yourself is not a fair comparison. How could it ever be? You should not be competing with anyone but … Continue reading Comparison
Sometimes you just feel down, in a funk for no particular reason - nothing bad has happened for you to feel this way, everything is just so so, life is okay. I used to feel bad when I felt this way, I thought something was wrong with me to not feel positive, happy and excited … Continue reading Being in a Funk
I have been contemplating a lot about the past year, a rollercoaster year of highs and lows and I realised that the one big thing that makes me feel happy is being grateful. Every day since a year or so ago, I made it a habit to be grateful for things in my day. In … Continue reading A Little Note of Thanks
Tend to the weeds that sprout from beneath your feet, their roots planted in the ground growing, stems gnarled throwing shadows, consuming light until, there is no light — only an undergrowth of darkness. z.b.