Depression

Ancestral distress and illness

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In this article, I would write about how ancestors can influence illness, be it physical or mental illness in later generations. And I am not only referring to genetics here. I know this concept may be totally alien in the West. But do hear me out here and read further, then later draw the conclusions [...]

Advice for the broken hearted and those unlucky in love

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There is a karmic element in every relationship. It is not by chance that our path crossed, we meet and fall in love with someone. Just like relationships between parents and children, some people who come into our life is to ‘repay debt’ and some, to ‘collect debt’. If we have often cheated or hurt [...]

Early Onset Alzheimer’s- Emotional & Mind Body Connection

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Could there be a mind body connection for Alzheimer’s? I am seeing a correlation between certain personality types of persons who develop Alzheimer’s. Usually people who have it has gone through a lot in life, and developed a kind of mental toughness that is unyielding which they need it to survive usually a tough childhood [...]

Why certain places increases depression and suicidal thoughts

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When you feel very down, have you ever felt that somehow the energy of a particular place seemed to echo or ’emphasize’ on how you are feeling? In the world where you felt no one understands you and that you are totally alone, certain forlorn places may seemed comforting. These places usually consists of neglected [...]

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.