Exorcising the Evil Spirit of Self-Doubt

  Committing to an idea you don’t know will work or not is simply put, terrifying. You can do all the market research, read everything there is to read and pray to all available Gods there are but nothing can ever guarantee you will be successful. Ultimately investing in your own idea is all about … Continue reading Exorcising the Evil Spirit of Self-Doubt

Ok so I’m stressed, now what?

A few years ago I repeatedly went to the doctor for a variety of smaller issues. In and of themselves they were not really a big deal but I guess my overall feeling was that something was a bit off. The doctors never found anything wrong with me. The explanation I got was always a … Continue reading Ok so I’m stressed, now what?

Jaha men hur botar jag stress då?

Under ett par år i mitt liv sökte jag då och då till vårdcentralen för diverse åkommor. Det kunde vara trötthet, en förkylning som aldrig gick över, feber som kom och gick. Mina prover visade aldrig på något, normala blodvärden, ingen direkt vitaminbrist, kanske lite högt blodtryck men fortfarande inom normalspannet. Jag fick alltid traska … Continue reading Jaha men hur botar jag stress då?

Just Breathe through it

Generally when I hear someone say “just breathe through it” I want to punch that person in the face. Lately I have however come to see some merit in that advice. Or rather I am slowly accepting that yoga can have some real mental health benefits. I haven’t gotten a hang of the whole breathing … Continue reading Just Breathe through it

What do you do when there is nothing you can do?

To see life slowly slip through the fingers of someone you love, to see joy and laughter be replaced by worry or indifference is painful and trying for both your heart and your patience. When your next of kin suffer from mental illness and you stand helplessly by their side... Few things are as painful. … Continue reading What do you do when there is nothing you can do?

Vad gör man när man ingenting kan göra?

Att se sina föräldrar, sin partner, syskon eller bästa vänner kämpa med psykisk ohälsa är utmanande för både hjärtat och tålamodet. Det finns få tillfällen då du känner dig så hjälplös som när du ser livets glädje rinna ur händerna på någon du står nära. Kanske står ni på samma eller liknande plats i livet, … Continue reading Vad gör man när man ingenting kan göra?

Mental Health is not a binary concept nor something to take for granted

Mental illness can happen to all of us. Our mental health is affected by normal everyday life just as our physical health is. It’s not extraordinary, it is quite ordinary actually. With mental illness on the rise despite of an increase in quality of life it is time we accept that mental health can not … Continue reading Mental Health is not a binary concept nor something to take for granted