Blog: Personal Growth

Blog: Personal Growth

Toxic Behaviour

Don’t Let Them Steal Your Joy

5 Strategies to Respond to Toxic Behaviour People with toxic behaviour are difficult to handle. I had my fair share of them. How about you? Toxic relationships influence our well-being … Read moreDon’t Let Them Steal Your Joy

Protection From Emotionally Abusive Behaviour

Have you ever had a landlord with emotionally abusive behaviour? Unfortunately, I met one a couple of years ago. Let me tell you my story: The banging at my door … Read moreProtection From Emotionally Abusive Behaviour

Gender Identity

Gender is a Social Construct

How do you relate with your gender identity? I sat in the workshop. The instructor said, “Let’s do an icebreaker exercise. Everybody gets a card with a color and, then … Read moreGender is a Social Construct

How to Find a Good Counsellor

How to find a good counsellor, this question was constantly on my mind when I first started my healing journey. In the beginning, I did not really know what to … Read moreHow to Find a Good Counsellor

Success

4 Refreshing Perspectives of Success

We were in the kitchen, preparing dinner. I just had met my date a couple of weeks ago and I was curious to get to him better. I asked him … Read more4 Refreshing Perspectives of Success

suicide

Three Essential Lessons about Suicide

Outside my room, the sun was shining. In the distance, I heard the voices of children who were playing. Inside my room, I sat on the floor in my room. … Read moreThree Essential Lessons about Suicide

Do You Know What Freedom Is?

On a warm night in September when I was just 19 my mother died after a life-long battle with cancer. I woke up and I knew that she was gone. … Read moreDo You Know What Freedom Is?

Do You Feel Bored in Your Life?

I felt so bored lately. Running again. The same old route. There is nothing new. My runs got shorter and shorter. Don’t get me wrong, I love to run. I … Read moreDo You Feel Bored in Your Life?

Abuse in Relationships

What’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?

One hundred people – therapists, counsellors, social workers and clients – in a room. All is silent. What’s next? They are looking at her. She sits next to the therapist, her … Read moreWhat’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?