Of Being Happy and Mindful

I am happy today. I am so happy that my anxiety, and depression are temporarily gone from my awareness. It’s different. Something else is different too. For the first time in my life, I am not afraid to say that I am proud of the fact that I am happy. I don’t have to make excuses […]

Pride Deserving of a Gryffindor

Today, I’m proud of myself. Now, that’s quite a rare one, isn’t it? If you’ve been following my blog for a while now, you’d know that I have a high level of self-shame, self-hatred, and I find it hard to self-love. Lately however, I’ve been coming to terms with how I feel about myself and […]

National Coming Out Day 

This morning, I woke up with a sense of dread. I was dreading my decision to “come out”.  It’s National Coming Out Day today and I had made the decision to come out. And at 7.55am, I sat down with my Chromebook, took a deep breath and started typing. I had only 5 minutes because […]

The Importance of the Word “Good”

“Good” It’s a simple word. It’s a simple word that when used properly holds so much meaning and can be extremely powerful when done positively. “Good” is the word my therapist uses very frequently when he speaks to me with varying tones and degree of emphasis. It’s embarrassing to admit but every time he says […]