Three Tips to Dealing With Depression

3 Tips for Dealing With Depression

As the modern world takes mental health issues more seriously, the medical profession is making great strides when it comes to treating depression. There are more options to people who go through it today than ever before in history. The stigma surrounding it is – albeit slowly – dissipating. People are becoming more and more […]

4 Reasons I’m not Looking for Love

4 Reasons I’m not Looking for Love

  I’m fresh into my 30’s, fresh out of a relationship and feel the noose of societal expectation tightening. Is this the time I should be looking for a husband type? Stop dating the type of men everyone in my family considers a phase? My older friends are finding any moment to sneak in, “yeah, […]

From the Moment We Wake Up, We Judge.

From the Moment We Wake Up, We Judge.

How many times a day do you use the words “good” or “bad” or any of their synonyms or variations? “How are you today?” – “Good, and you?” “The weather is awful today!” “I need to work on this horrible project!” “I’ve had such a great day!” “This is such a nice cup of coffee!” […]

What It Means to Live In The Moment

What It Means to Live In The Moment

People have more freedom to enjoy life today than any other generation that has come before them. This is a gift and privilege that it is a true shame to waste. And people know this. The new generation of young adults, reaching maturity and independence with each fresh day, are living life to its fullest […]

Seven Things To Do For Five Minutes Every Day That Will Massively Improve Your Life

Seven Things To Do For Five Minutes Every Day That Will Massively Improve Your Life

Whatever you think of your life – no matter how satisfying or otherwise – there is always room for improvement. Sometimes, life can be a bit of a struggle. Sometimes, even when a day goes well, it can feel like there is something lacking. Sometimes, life feels amazing and you couldn’t care less about trying […]

Finding Purpose in Pain

Finding Purpose in Pain

For all its upsides, life has a terrible habit of being horrible sometimes. Sometimes it’s something in your own life. Sometimes it’s the things that happen in the rest of the world getting you down. Sometimes, the weight of all the conflict and the inequality and the suffering just gets too much. You have to […]

How to Finish an Argument

How to Finish an Argument

Regardless of what you or anyone else believes, there are two fundamental truths that pretty much everyone can agree on. Firstly, that everyone sees the world differently, from their own unique perspective, altered by their own view, experiences and memory. Secondly, that nobody in perfect. This is why there is conflict in society. Sometimes, people […]

What it means to be supportive

What it Means to be Supportive

There are a few things that define the value of any relationship. Things that everyone can bring to their friendships and relationships to make the people they care about feel secure in the quality of their connections. One of the most important things a person can be is supportive. That can mean encouraging someone in […]

Swimming as Meditation

Swimming as Meditation

It’s easy to shrug off meditation as one of those things that there just isn’t time for in the hectic contemporary lifestyle. But a lot of its key effects can be generated through other activities, including a lot of hobbies that people generally do in their spare time anyway. A great example of this is […]

How to Support Someone who is Grieving

How to Support Someone who is Grieving

Losing someone you love can be one of the single most devastating things a person can experience, especially if it comes as an unexpected blow. If you know someone struggling with that kind of loss, it can be difficult to know how to behave around them, particularly if you’ve never been through it yourself. Even […]

when life isnt fair

When Life isn’t Fair

  I honestly can’t remember a time in my life where I wasn’t being given the response: “Life isn’t fair.” As a child those words offered no comfort and as I grew up… Well, they didn’t offer any comfort then either. I don’t know where I got the idea that life was supposed to be fair. I’m not […]

The key to controlling self esteem

The Key to Controlling Self Esteem

The modern west has a self-esteem problem. Far too many people are in love with themselves, while an equally enormous number of people can’t bear to live in their own skin. It is painfully rare to find people who have a healthy balance between self-criticism and pride. But this exact balance is key to not […]