Dealing With Your (Self-)Destructive Tendencies

Over time, I’ve come to recognise some of the signs that precede depression. Last week I noticed myself feeling angry, a lot, for seemingly no reason. My therapy session yesterday helped uncover a bit of what was underneath.

Are You Aware of What Winds You Up? (And Can You Get Back Down?)

We are all faced with stressors in our everyday lives, but what stresses out one person might not stress out someone else. The same rule applies to all of us, though: what goes up must come down. But how?

10 Things I Love About Myself (That I’m Not Supposed To)

We get taught an awful lot, implicitly and sometimes explicitly, about what we’re supposed to love and hate about ourselves. Until we decide we no longer buy it. Until we decide we can just love it all!

How I’m Going to Tackle my Procrastination Problem…Eventually

My procrastination is an old friend and companion, but I’m no longer sure this relationship is beneficial. I’m ready, once more, to tackle my procrastination habit. Will you join me?

Lent and Religious Fasting – Why Would You Do This To Yourself?

Fasting for health reasons is hot. I could probably find 10 people within my circle of friends who’ve tried it. But fasting for religious reasons, such as Lent, seems to have gone out of style. Why bother with it at all? And can we learn anything from the Ramadan?