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?

Thoughts and reflections from my month in Berlin

My first month as a blogger done! It's been great so far but not without challenges. I’ve spent a month in Berlin getting my blog started. I’ve successfully, in my opinion, made the transition from no alarms and no calendar to waking up every day (not every day) at a set time to purposefully work … Continue reading Thoughts and reflections from my month in Berlin

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

We all need a little help sometimes

There's no shame in accepting help. We all need help from time to time. In case of depression that help most often come in the form of SSRI medication. There might be circumstances in your life that also needs to be dealt with but sometimes we just don't have the manpower. We've simply been running … Continue reading We all need a little help sometimes

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