Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig Review

Reasons to Stay Alive, by Matt Haig [Review]

In an age when depression and other mental health issues are finally being treated with the respect and solemnity they deserve, Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig is one of the most important books in circulation. It opens in the midst of Haig’s own depression, at a point when he can see no future, […]

Five Tips To Relieving Anxiety

Five Tips To Relieving Anxiety

If you’re unfortunate enough to be afflicted with serious or chronic anxiety, It’s the kind of issue that ebbs and flows. It forces you to take every day at a time and try not to make assumptions about what the future holds from moment to moment. Here are some things you can do to help […]

How I’m Using Facebook to Improve my Life

How I’m Using Facebook to Improve my Life

At the beginning of this year, purely on a whim, I looked back at the photos of me that had been uploaded to Facebook over past few months. Between two Christmasses, there were about twelve, most of which had taken on a single special occasion. I had done basically nothing of note all year long. […]

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How to Fuel Creativity

Whether you consider your creative habits a little bit of fun or something that defines you, pretty much everyone has their own way to indulge their creativity. Writing, drawing and playing music all have a unique way of calming people, of connecting people to their feelings and of generating a sense of personal achievement. But, […]

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How to Focus on You – Relax

Even when life is going really well for you – sometimes, especially then – things can get overwhelming. People who just want to show they care about how you’re getting on can end up getting on your nerves. A busy social life can leave you exhausted enough to ache for the peaceful existence of a […]

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Achieving Without Efforting

“The next pose is called Caterpillar.” My imagination goes wild trying to imagine what the pose might look like as I am waiting for my yoga instructor to show us what we need to do. This is my first time to a Yin yoga class, and I am not quite sure what to expect. The […]

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After 5 Years of Marriage I’m Choosing to Be My Own Valentine

I have always loved Valentine’s Day. I love to love and have felt this way for as long as I can remember. I still remember celebrating big in grade three, purchasing a giant tootsie roll and full sized card to express my deep profound love for my crush. The card had two socks on them, […]

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The Only Way to Answer HOW is to DO… An In-depth Look

Asking yourself or somebody else “HOW?” is a game of the mind. It is not possible to answer this question psychologically. How is a question only to be answered within the material world. And the only way to answer a question, materially, is through some type of action. Whether it be action based in thought […]

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The Coming of the End of the World

Wearing my pillow as protective headgear, I was pinned to my couch. I winced at the seizure-inducing flickering light of the TV and my blanket was pulled around me like a quilted cocoon. It was the end of the world and I was making sure I was taking care of myself. I didn’t dare step […]

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28 Tips For Overcoming Depression

I understand the slog. I know the shift back out of depression into greatness can seem tough. Remember it will all be worth it in the end. Know that when you feel like just thinking is hard work, I understand. And that when someone asks you a question and a one word answer is a […]

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Simple Things to Do to Show Someone with Depression and Anxiety You Care

“If there’s anything we can do for you guy, any time, day or night, you just let your mom or I know.” That’s my dad. His voice aches with the pain and helplessness he feels talking to me. I just told him that I quit my third job in fifteen months because of the troubles […]

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My Culinary S’kills’ – We Can’t be Good at Everything.

I never did much in the kitchen before my marriage because as soon as I finished my schooling I left to pursue my engineering degree in Coimbatore away from my home. Living away from home, this was my first experience with bad food – puris that called upon all my masticating skills, ghee rice that […]