Depression

Advantages of being ugly

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In the previous article, I have spoke of my experience and how it is okay not to be born beautiful. In this article, I would go into the lessons I’ve learned about the advantages of being below average in the looks department. Well, even I use ‘ugly’ in the title, I believe beautiful or ugly [...]

It is okay to be unpretty or ugly

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It is okay not to be born pretty, handsome or good looking. In this article, I would share some of my experience of living my life as a person with below average look. I feel I am kinda qualified to write this article because I am born with below average looks and struggled with being overweight [...]

Self harm (eg cutting) is a coping mechanism towards unspeakable trauma

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A friend of mine confessed to me last year that she used to cut herself. It was totally unexpected. I was really taken by surprise because  I have already known her a few years and nothing in her outward appearance, words and demeanor showed that she was suffering from unspeakable inner torment. No one like to cut themselves just for attention, contrary to what some people claimed.

Depression and suicide due to influence of malevolent and evil spirits

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When your depression has reached a stage where you started hearing voices in your head trying to convince you that the only way out of your pain is to end your life, you must seriously start to question if those voices are from you or from ‘something’ else. Sharing from survivors where they heard voices urging them to kill themselves. Is it worth it to give in and be influenced with external voices?

Chronic fatigue syndrome healed by Ayurveda and forgiveness

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There is often no known causes of chronic fatigue syndrome or CFS. Often the patient would be exhausted with joint and muscular pain. And there is no magic pill that magically cure this condition. At most, medication can only be prescribed to manage the symptoms such as painkillers and muscle relaxants for pain and stiffness. I have long suspected that the underlying causes for some cases could stem from a deep unresolved emotional issue that eventually resulted in the person being unable to function as a normal active individual would.

Overcoming depression and feelings of worthlessness

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There would be times in our lives that feelings of worthlessness comes in or we question ourselves and what we are doing. Or we suddenly lose motivation in our tasks and life in general. To get the motivation to get up in the morning and to plan and work towards our goals can be a challenge during our downtime. There are a few possible reasons of why this can suddenly occurr ranging from physical imbalances in the body, to lifestyle…. and psychic attacks.

Why some people do not want to seek help for depression/ mental health issues?

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Many people are depressed or know that they are mentally unwell but are often reluctant to seek help to address their issues. There are several possible reasons why a person may choose not to reach out or seek professional help. Possible reason why people do not want to seek help for depression/ mental health issues: [...]