You’ll Never Be Happy

You’ll Never Be Happy

More than ever, the idea of happiness and the achievement of this elusive state echos in our collective consciousness. Often, our thoughts tell us that if only… then we could be happy.

If only I made a six figure salary, then I’d be happy.

If only I dated him (or her), then I’d be happy.

If only I drove this type of car, then I’d be happy.

If I was famous, then I’d be happy.

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Mindfulness Sucks

Mindfulness Sucks

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I don’t mean that mindfulness … sucks. It’s just that…what you learn about yourself can be overwhelming.

It…sucks.

I started meditating twenty months ago. At the same time, I began studying mindfulness. Consequently, I’ve learned a lot. As a result of this new self-awareness, I’ve had some tough realizations about myself. The good news is that I can make the necessary changes. Although it may be difficult and challenging, I believe I have the willpower to make the changes.

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Guest post: The bright side of pain

Guest post: The bright side of pain

Written by Maja.

Pain is usually not a pleasant experience. But there is one thing that can be even more unpleasant than pain itself. Being unable to feel anything – being numb.

This is a place where antidepressants can easily put us. Sometimes it’s just a temporary phase, sometimes it lasts for months. Sometimes I don’t even know anymore what is worse… The unbearable feelings of sadness and physical pain or the persisting numbness.

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A New Decade, Remember? Where Are We Now?

A New Decade, Remember? Where Are We Now?

A New Decade 2020

It’s a new decade, ladies and gentelman. Insert your favorite 2020 meme above.

Sigh.

Ahhh… to the New Decade. In the first six months, so much has happened. Tragic and severe events, such as pandemics, the migrant crisis, plague level locust infestations, brush fires in Australia, Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash, the Olympics are postponed, world economies in free fall …(catches breath)4.

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