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Mental Health

  • All about the mind

    How to listen better

    In the wake of Robin Williams’ suicide and the outpouring of grief and posts about mental illness {mine included}, one thing that stood out to me was how we all agree…

  • Fiction

    The Lucky One

    photo credit: DeeAshley via photopin cc I always thought she’s the lucky one. Beautiful, intelligent, vivacious, fair-skinned with light eyes whereas I was the ugly duckling. Nobody could tell we were…

  • Life lessons

    The perils of Facebook

    Facebook. It’s become a part of our existence. For some, seemingly a necessity. For others, a voyeuristic journey. And still others, a narcissistic platform. I have come very close to deleting…

  • Fiction

    Strangers in the night

    photo credit: by Janine via photopin cc He spoke to me again. Told me I was useless. And worthless. That I was better off dead. She agreed with him. Cackling with…

  • All about the mind

    I Am Anxiety

      I had to share this video after I saw it. It’s a video created by BeyondBlue and it speaks volumes. I am acquainted with anxiety. Sometimes more than others. There…

  • Life lessons NaBloPoMo

    The Crumbling Wall

    Some days you can surprise yourself. You think after 5 years of working, you have mastered the art of building a wall so as to not let clients’ stories affect you.…

  • All about the mind

    World Mental Health Day 2012

    Tomorrow is World Mental Health Day. In Australia, it coincides with Mental Health Week this week. The theme for this year’s WMHD is Depression. Let’s face it: mental health does not…