Happy 2019, may your year be filled with growth, joy and everything else you hope for!
Our senses, restored, never
to be the same, whisper to us.
They existed. They existed.
We can be. Be and be
better. For they existed.
I’ve shed a few layers this year and learned some hard lessons, just like you reading this. 2019 will no doubt bring challenges, but it will also bring joy, excitement, and some of the best days of my life yet to happen.
At some stage, after Elizabeth’s death, I was given a three-page pamphlet on ‘How to Cope with the Loss of a Sibling’. I have no memory of who gave it to me or when, but I remember reading it one night when I couldn’t sleep.
Depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide, here are three techniques to help a person suffering from major depressive disorder.
I asked some of my closest friends how they cope through challenging times. Each of their unique personalities shines through their words and I found it so touching to hear what helps them, I hope it can help you too.
I’m well aware that no test could ever possibly understand 100% of who we are. We are all a result of many confounding and complex factors. But I do believe these tests are valuable in providing us tools to better understand ourselves.
It’s like I’ve finally crossed enough territory, that I can look back and see my footsteps with enough distance to understand it and make sense of it.
It’s like working hard in the garden on your body and then allowing yourself the freedom of taking a break; giving the sun and birds and butterflies a chance to play their role in keeping this garden that is your body flourishing and healthy.
“Don’t bother trying to be a good person. You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you, and allowing that goodness to emerge.”