F.R.I.E.N.D.S

Throughout my life I always struggled to keep a good circle of friends. I would always try my best to maintain my friends which for me meant going the extra mile to show that I cared and valued the friendship. No matter what it was I would always be there for my friends. I was […]

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EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

Since it is mental health awareness month I thought I should post more on mental health. My favorite topic to speak about to my patients has to be the different types of wellness (Physical, emotional, spiritual and occupational). On this post I will focus on emotional wellness. What is emotional wellness? :  The most important […]

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You Have The Power To Overcome Depression

There are many misconception around the term depression. One of them is that many people think that it can only be treated through medication. This is partially true. Many people become totally dependent on the medication because they have been told depression is a chemical imbalance. However depression can be treated the natural way. Symptoms […]

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How to Spot the Signs of Burnout

Chronic stress better known as burnout is starting to take over the lives of many. The sad part is that many individuals are unable to spot the signs. Research has shown that it seems to be affecting the high achievers and people who are highly passionate in their chosen vocation because they put in all […]

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A Day in the Life of an Ant

 Let’s face it, an ant is something many of us never pay attention to. We actually do not really notice it unless it is crawling up our body and then we quickly push it away or even sometimes kill them. We somehow believe we have power over them because they are small, weak and powerless. […]

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How to Cope with the Stress of Social Media

While social media was once a platform to keep in touch with close friends, families, promoting business and spreading awareness — it has now turned out to portray a severe case of anxiety in the hearts of many people. When one hears the words “You missed out” all sorts of emotions are evoked. This anxiety […]

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Embrace your solitude

  “fall   in love   with your solitude”                                    ~rupi kaur   I came across this magnificent quote a few days ago and it really got me thinking of the meaning of the word SOLITUDE. This word is usually associated with a negative connotation such as “loneliness, withdrawal or isolation”. In my opinion solitude […]

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YOUR SCARS ARE VALUABLE

“Chin up and glue your broken pieces with gold because you are valuable”~ Kim Naicker When we break a bowl, vase, tea cup or anything valuable, we sadly or angrily throw it away because it can no longer serve its purpose to us. I was very intrigued in reading an article on a Japanese practice […]

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