Achieving Work-Life Balance: Does Your Career Overshadow Your Personal Life?

Achieving Work-Life Balance: Does Your Career Overshadow Your Personal Life?

Work-life balance is one of those things that everyone has heard about but that nobody knows how to really achieve. More often than not, people assume that it is a synonym for work-family balance, which would mean that if you don’t have children, then you don’t need to worry about it. Naturally, the assumption is […]

Symptoms of depression | You are not your thoughts

As humans, we are often plagued by symptoms of depression. Over the last six or seven weeks I really haven’t been feeling myself. I had a personal health tragedy that really rocked me to my core, I am OK now but I will maybe never be the same again. That’s OK, I am human and […]

How to cope with sadness | It’s OK to feel like cr*p

Yes, I am sad. I am not really sure why. Usually, I can blame external things, often my sadness is fleeting, but every now and then, I feel deeply sad – as if there is something wrong that I cannot put my finger on. Now is one of those times. There is a campaign going […]

Happiness is NOT the goal. Here’s Why.

Why are you trying to be happy? No, really, think about it. You’re just going to wind up feeling sad again. This is not going to be a negative post – just a discussion on the fact that we are being sold a false hope: happiness. One of my fave bloggers has posted on this […]

How to Get Through Extreme Pain: The Tools Book Review: The Reversal of Desire

We all go through pain, usually daily. Sometimes the pain is mild (“Jeez it’s cold in here!”) sometimes it’s sharp (“Oh shit I just got fired.”) and how we learn to cope with pain can make or break us. Every now and then, in our lives we can experience immense amounts of pain, usually due […]

When Does Sadness Become Depression?

I just got nothing today. Nothing at all. This is not a post about writer’s block, this is a post about emptiness. I feel like life has lost its lustre, but I can’t be too despondent here because I don’t want to cry. I want to be positive. It’s really hard to keep looking on […]