Fiction, Human behaviour

Seeking Mental Health Help

She needed help. But she couldn't ask even her closest ones. People didn't find it strange if someone asked them for a cigarette. Or for a pen. But she needed something more unusual. How could she just reach out and say, "I am drowning in hopelessness and feel like I can't take it anymore." They'd… Continue reading Seeking Mental Health Help

Fiction, Human behaviour

Anxiety

It had been a good day. Her loved ones were alright. She had worked hard at what she loved. Even her caramel latte had been perfect at the cafe. Still, she went to bed and her mind began to race. This race had no clear finish line. As her heart throbbed, she visualised every worst… Continue reading Anxiety

Fiction, Human behaviour, Psychology

No Reason for Depression

They told her that she had no reason to be depressed. “You have so much money and no terrible job to go to every day,” they explained. But she couldn’t help it. Even one Gucci bag a month couldn’t cure her despair. Some days, she’d wake up with a low feeling that threatened to keep… Continue reading No Reason for Depression

Depression, Human behaviour, Psychology

Good Mental Health is Wealth

Do you love yourself? Have you been nice to yourself lately? Stop being so hard on yourself. Are you taking time out for self care? No, I’m not talking about visiting an expensive spa every week; I’m asking you if you’re taking that leisurely walk without your phone stuck to you. I’m suggesting that you… Continue reading Good Mental Health is Wealth

Children, Fiction, Human behaviour, Psychology

More Than Enough

Subjected to nasty remarks from the moment she could process language, the little girl grew up quite unsure of herself. Everywhere she went, she knew that she wasn't good enough. Every day that she lived, she thought that she was the worst of the human species in every way. When adulthood came, she realised that… Continue reading More Than Enough