So as mentioned in my previous blog, I am on a journey to reset my mind from a negative state to a positive state. How am I doing this? Well I will be honest it’s not easy but practicing the teachings of the book The Secret is my guidance. I am trying to give myself … Continue reading Positive Thinking and the Wonders it attracts!
So what’s the deal you ask? Why have I been so quiet! Simple, I have been using the time to reflect, reconnect and to find my inner peace and calmness. This year has been a lot to deal with, and after recently picking up the book ‘The Secret’, I have realized something pretty scary! I … Continue reading Been Quiet but for a good Reason.
As we sat around the table on Saturday night, I grinned and smiled at each one of my guests, who had traveled across the border to attend my Birthday all the way in Swaziland. We were a total of 11 guests (including myself) seated around a special table that was assembled in the dinning area, … Continue reading A psychotic episode, made me feel like I was going insane.
So News broke this week (2 Days ago to be precise), about a student with sever stress. The headlines read: "Matric exams at a KwaZulu-Natal school literally went down the toilet when a pupil feeling the stress of the ongoing finals took an unusual step in trying to have her paper postponed." The base of … Continue reading Exam Stress – Student disposes of papers
So in South Africa there is this STIGMA around Mental Health and I have decided enough is enough. As children we are brought up without knowing anything about mental health, because to discuss it means we really have to start accepting it and acknowledging that people can have mental breakdowns and disorders. Now I am … Continue reading We Need to be teaching mental health in schools!
So Generation Y (better known as Millennials) are individuals born between 1981 and 1996 (meaning this year you are currently between the ages of 23 to 38). So according to an article by Janet Adam and Paul Overberg, this generation are approaching middle age in worse financial shape than every living generation ahead of them. … Continue reading Stress Factors – which ones are effecting you?
So I have been wondering, as today my father updated our company life policy for key individuals in the company (me being one of them). What affect has my previous nervous breakdown and diagnosis of Bipolar Mood disorder done to the update of my life and disability cover. So I naturally did some research and … Continue reading Does a psychological disorder affect your life policy?
So it has been five and a half month's since I was diagnosed with Bipolar Mood Disorder, and all I can say now is, "WOW". My life has done a complete turn around around since then, and damn do I feel good. I have really taken a completely different outlook on life and it's absolutely … Continue reading DAMN – I Feel Good!
After a traumatic experience, it’s normal to feel frightened, sad, anxious, and disconnected. But if the upset doesn’t fade and you feel stuck with a constant sense of danger and painful memories, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can seem like you’ll never get over what happened or feel normal again. … Continue reading Identifying the warning signs – PTSD
A personality disorder is a type of mental disorder in which you have a rigid and unhealthy pattern of thinking, functioning and behaving. A person with a personality disorder has trouble perceiving and relating to situations and people. This causes significant problems and limitations in relationships, social activities, work and school. In some cases, you … Continue reading Identifying the warning signs – Personality Disorders