YOU ARE NOT ALL YOUR THOUGHTS

“Sometimes the worst place to be is in your own head.” – quote   Our thoughts are not always right. Neither do they always give a real picture of who we truly are. For years, I battled in my mind with thoughts that threatened my happiness. We have over 60,000+ thoughts in our head a […]

Podcast on Emotional Wellness Practices during Crisis

Listen to my new podcast. In this first episode, I shared on EMOTIONAL WELLNESS PRACTICES DURING CRISIS. It was inspired by the current pandemic and ways we can help manage our mental health this period. Follow my podcast channel here

How to stay Happy during Crisis

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”– Carl Jung   Crisis period demands so much from us in order to stay […]

Managing emotional wellness during the pandemic

Managing Emotional Wellness

“During crisis, our ability to create a balance keeps us in control, and awakens our awareness and power to think responsively.” -Joy Iseki   Human beings like the predictable, habitual routine of life. During crisis, one of the feelings of discomforts we have comes from a break in that pattern. This is just part of […]

HOW TO STOP BEING ATTACHED AND EXPERIENCE HAPPINESS

“Attachment is the source of suffering.” -Buddha Attachment is an important aspect of a developing infant. Attachment theory have been helpful for creating the right emotional support for infants, especially orphaned and abandoned children. Through the knowledge of attachment theory, we can intervene in the child’s instabilities due to unfortunate neglect or abandonment, to raise […]

How to resolve emotional pain

As long as you are unable to access the power of the now, every emotional pain that you experience leaves behind a residue of pain that lives on in you.  -Eckhart Tolle   When we’re going through pain, whether emotional or physical, we become uncomfortable. This discomfort can make us desperately trying to do whatever […]

Why balance is key to achieving happiness

Balance is a feeling derived from being whole and complete; it’s a sense of harmony. It is essential to maintaining quality in life and work.      -Joshua Osenga   For a long time in my life, I had been told all the most terrible things about negative emotions, feelings and thoughts. I was schooled, not in […]

Why it’s important for you to be present in the moments

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” -Amit Ray   There’s a reason why today is called the present. Like most words, it isn’t a mistake. Words are one of the most intentional things I’ve come to realize about the universe. This includes every words […]

Why it’s important to love yourself

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” – Lucille Ball   Some people do feel guilty about learning to love themselves. They fear they may be tending towards a lifestyle of selfishness. When you have known mostly self-sabotage almost all […]

Becoming Kind to Yourself

“You’ll never speak to anyone more than you speak to yourself in your head. Be kind to yourself.” –Amanda Couch   Kindness is one thing we are often told to show to people, especially to strangers, so that they can be more comfortable in the unfamiliar environment. Which is fantastic. But whoever reminds us to also […]

What to do in the dry painful season

“The best people all have some kind of scar.”   Pain is unpleasant. Sometimes too unbearable even among the strongest of individuals. When people are experiencing difficult times that creates a form of emotional pain in their lives, most hurriedly find a way of escape, even without much thought of the after effect of such […]

How to deal with fearful situation

how to deal with fearful situation

  “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” —Napoleon Hill There are many things and people which we fear. It’s part of our humanity to fear these things and people, sometimes. Because the emotion of fear can be unpleasant, it is only natural for the one experiencing it to try running away from […]

HOW TO DEAL WITH ADDICTIONS.

dealing with addictiions

For some weeks now, I have been writing on addictions. Last week, I tried to explain technically how addictions occur in the brain, and how we become addicted over time. Please find it here. Today, I want to briefly write about how we can deal with addictions. If you recall in my first post, I […]

HOW ADDICTION DEVELOPS IN THE BRAIN

How we develop addiction

Last week, I shared on dealing with addictions with emphasis on why addictions happen, and how it’s usually for a reason in the first place. Please find it here. Today, I wish to briefly explain how addiction is developed in the brain to help us understand the process it takes for us to become addicted […]

DEALING WITH ADDICTION

what is addiction

Every day we hear of addicts who after spending some time being clean from particular addiction would return to their old vomits. Sometimes worst the second time around. In the previous post, I shared insights on how addiction develops in the brain. Please find here It can sound unusual to see how a fully grown […]