Dealing With Depression: When ‘Doing’ Doesn’t Do it Anymore

I’ve been trying to deal with my state of mind for a few months now, but somehow my brain seems to be immune to my efforts. If there is little I can ‘do’, what other options do I have?

“But You Don’t Seem Depressed…” – On Covert Depression and 6 Tips for Helping Someone With Depression

Depression can sometimes be nearly impossible to spot. Covert depression and high functioning depression are well-hidden, yet can be even more devastating because it takes longer to get help. Here’s how to spot some of the signals, and what you can do to help someone going through depression.

Healthy Relationship Practices: Clarifying Your Relationship Patterns

Every relationships is riddled with patterns, the longer we have them, the stronger the patterns. We sometimes even start thinking that we ARE those patterns. But is that really true? And are those roles we take up as strong as we think?

Dealing With Depression: Practicing Radical Gratitude

A walk through the forest leads me, step by step, to a form of radical gratitude that helps me be where I am.

Survival Mode: How Does It Get Triggered? And How Do You Get Out of it?

What pushes you into survival mode? How can you tell when you’re in it? And how could you learn to get out of it?

The Dark Side of Idealism and Woke Culture

It’s wonderful when young people put their hands and heads together to fight for social justice, the environment and their future. But idealism also has a dark side that we need to be wary of…

Healthy Relationship Practices: Should You Work on Yourself Before Going Into a Relationship?

Is it better to ‘work on yourself’ before you go into a relationship? Or can you grow while being together? Here’s how I would answer that question from my own experience, with some influence from experts as well.

Living on Adrenaline

Adrenaline is a hormone that can give us access to our reserves of energy in emergency situations. Yet, when most of our lives end up feeling like an emergency, those reserves get depleted and the adrenaline becomes addictive.