How many times have you read this on the internet- "You are your own source of happiness". And how many times have you rolled your eyes after reading this? No? Okay only me then. I was sceptical of this line for a very long time until I started therapy. It was surprising how shifting my … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | How we make our own lives miserable
Four years ago, going through 2-3 panic attacks a day was a norm for me. That resulted in poor physical health, toxic relationships, bad career choices, and a warped sense of reality. It took a near life and death nervous break down to realise that something needs to change for me to survive. It took … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | How I manage my Anxiety
If there's one thing I don't like, other than making small talk with someone I just met, it is them asking me what's my sun-sign. It is mostly so that they can figure out my personality. Why? Why do you need to know my personality upfront? We just met! Even my mother doesn't my real … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | I finally took a personality test and it blew my mind
I think we should be grateful that most of us have made it to 2021, completely changed, with our loss, insights, and will to keep moving forward no matter what. It wasn't easy but we did it. So good job back there hanging on to the loose threads and not giving up. And even though … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | Watching these 3 things has set my intention for 2021
After watching the Netflix documentary 'The Social Dilemma', I felt an immense self inflicted pressure to delete all social media and start living my life as a monk, which I did for a week. I realised how problematic the documentary was(more on it later), but on the other hand, my addiction to social media didn't budge at all. So I came up with something opposite of leaving social media- Posting every day on Instagram for 30 days, around the same time. Even though it seems very much simple, it wasn't.
Me: I am a weak person, I don't think I can deal with this.Therapist: What makes you think you're a weak person?Me: People say because I cry, I'm emotional and sensitive about certain things that makes me weak.T: Have you ever met a person who hasn't cried or wasn't ever sensitive in his life?Me: Umm… … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | An actual conversation I had with my therapist
If there's one thing I've learned while dealing with my mental wellness is how to pretend that I'm doing great. Am I having the time of my life or am I going through a panic attack in my head, no one will ever know. I have been leading this double life since almost a decade … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | Why do we pretend we don’t care
Disclaimer: This blog is specifically for people like me who are inherently nice, they need this the most. Has anyone told you you're a nice person? Do you care a little too much about everything? Do you put everyone else first but nobody puts you first? Do you apologize, a lot, even when its not … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | How to be a bad guy
I have tried writing about suicide innumerable times and I always ended up deleting it. It was always tragic, triggering and I wouldn't want anyone to feel that way even in my nightmares. But with the recent news of such a young talented actor passing away because of suicide and all the mess social media … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice | When I wanted to die
This is a short summary about how to work on your resolutions.