On Risk-Taking

I have been taking some risks this week. I’m someone who likes to take risks because I can see that without risk-taking it is hard to grow. As an avid risk-taker, I’ve noticed that the more risks I take, the bigger risks I feel like I can take. Are you afraid to take a risk? […]

Character

Often, we think that how we react to things is just our personality, and it isn’t. I’ll say it again. Who you think you are in how you act and respond to things, how withdrawn or outgoing you are, how volatile or passive you become in arguments, this is not set in stone. These are […]

False Self vs. True Self

False selves and true selves are two very different selves we have. A false self is the image we portray to the world. Be it by social media or in person, it is not the real us. It’s the us we wish we were or the us that we wish that others would think that […]

How to Feel

Do you slip into numbness? Do you dissociate with food or tv or internet or work? There are things you can do to reactive feeling as a part of your life. Feeling is important because it is part of what helps us conceptualize our lives and navigate relationships. We want our feeling and our thinking […]

How’s Your Diet?

Disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor or nutritionist so always consult your doctor before doing anything diet related.  What I write in the following blog is my personal opinion.  I am a mental health professional and am writing with the purpose to educate on the link between diet and mental health. How is your […]