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

A new Circle Square Life

In January 2015 I found out that decisions had been made that would drastically change the circumstances of my life. Our family business, that I had worked for over the past 10 years, were up for sale. Then four months of  keeping a huge secret from beloved colleagues and some of my most treasured friends … Continue reading A new Circle Square Life

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

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

Don’t try to get well without your antidepressants, it’s not brave, it’s stupid

Asking for help can be difficult. To accept the help given, even more so. When you accept that you are not well and that you need help you also have to confront the stigma around mental illness which ads a whole other dimension to your struggle. “I’m going to try to get well without antidepressants” … Continue reading Don’t try to get well without your antidepressants, it’s not brave, it’s stupid

Att försöka bli frisk utan antidepressiv medicin är inte starkt, det är idioti

Att söka hjälp är svårt men att ta emot hjälp är ännu svårare. Eftersom det innebär att du måste konfrontera stigmat kring psykisk ohälsa, inte bara hos andra utan även i dig själv. ”Jag ska försöka bli frisk utan antidepressiv medicin” Hade du tänkt lida dant om din medicin om du hade fått lunginflammation? …eller … Continue reading Att försöka bli frisk utan antidepressiv medicin är inte starkt, det är idioti