MENTAL HEALTH

Healing from trauma takes time, like any other form of pain, but it is important.

Trauma. Often a result of an overwhelming amount of stress. A death of a loved one or an end to a meaningful relationship, these can all lead to Trauma. Pretending that everything is fine when in reality, nothing is. When you don’t have a healthy way to deal with trauma…


It’s been a while…

Hey, how are you? It’s been quite a while since we last caught up. You’re asking what I’ve been up to? Well, not a lot honestly.

When we did the new years countdown with our friends, celebrating with everyone around, I had this bulletproof sense of purpose that can be…


When do we realize that there is no right time, rather, there’s just time

We all have days where we just want to relax and not do anything, days that we wish we can lie in bed, watching Netflix, or scrolling TikTok. We always tend to want to wait for the right time, and in some cases, sure that’s the best thing to do…


How much of your life would you consider a success

Just about 2 hours ago, I was walking back from the park, on my way home, it suddenly started bucketing with heavy winds. And I was still 2 miles from home. I take a specific route on the way home that passes a row of trees. I wasn’t that stressed…


Mother: does her best to make sure her children grow up and have a wonderful life

My mom is always the first person I go to whenever I feel down, anxious, or have exciting news to share. She one of the first people I call, the only person I trust completely. She’s there to celebrate my wins, to help me through my losses, and cheers me…


But you shouldn’t

Nowadays, it seems like whenever you ask anyone what they want to do in life they answer with: “Change the world.” It’s a popular ambition and often admired, CEO and leaders and celebrities endorse the idea. Books are written about taking the next step to helping shape the earth. Do…


Self-harm is complicated, but misleading information and stereotyping make it even harder to understand

Self-harming is common in young people suffering from depression and anxiety, but also affects people of all ages. Self-harm is sometimes also known as self-injury, which includes deliberately hurting your own body, with activities such as cutting and burning. All a result of emotional pain and trauma, anger, and frustration…


You don’t trust yourself and need the others’ validation

Self-love is an important aspect of your wellbeing. It forms the way you view yourself and your relationship with others. There are so many factors to what can and cannot affect your level of self-love. Growing up in an undesirable situation can make loving yourself incredibly difficult.

Low self-esteem and…


At the end of your life, you only regret the things you didn’t do

We all have these dreams and ambitions, some of us know exactly what we want to do with our lives, yet we don’t seem to take any action. We are stopped by this constant fear of rejection, failure, and being judged.

So instead of acting upon these goals, you spend…


Maybe sometimes it’s better than actually staying

I am still young and am not married but my parents are, barely. This is written from a son’s perspective of their marriage. …

Jensen Li

Climate Change Enthusiast. Melbourne, Australia. Student Writer. Coffee Obsessed.

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