The dictionary defines a mirage as something illusionary — something unreal. When I was a kid, I was fascinated with movies and television shows because they were reassuring. You always knew who the heroes and villains were. When you grow up, you realize that life isn’t so black and white; people are seldom who they … Read moreMirage
The Twenties: Building Yourself The early and mid twenties are the struggle years. These years are filled with confusion and doubt, hopelessness, and depression, but also hope and opportunities. These are the years where we find who we are. The years where we ask questions, important questions, that will challenge how we live and think. … Read more#Writeitdown: My Life is Mine
I believe I’m passive aggressive. This is not anything to be proud of, it is just a fact of my life. In this passive aggressiveness I catch myself giving a fake smile to people, and then talk a lot of shit behind their back because they annoyed me for whatever reason. Is it fair? not … Read moreFind my voice.
We all make mistakes and take risks, I made one this week. It’s one to do with my ex-boyfriend who I’m not over and probably won’t be for a long time. It’s one that could have cost me all of the progress that I have made since the start of the year when I fell … Read moreFinishing Up Some Risky Business
I feel really restless right now, it’s hard to relax. I’ve always had a passion for creating art, pieces of work which express and entertain. But the desire for that had dulled slightly over time since I was in my early 20s. My passion was directed at finding a partner, a stable job and my … Read moreFeed the Fire Within
Perfectionism: Being Tough on Myself Since I was a little girl I’ve been a perfectionist. The way I colored in the lines or how my homework had to be neat all the time, showed how hard I was on myself to be my best and do my best. I was tough on myself at a … Read moreRealizations: Tough Love Doesn’t Work for a Perfectionist
We are our worst critics. Not only are we blind to our own qualities, but we always know which of our flaws hurt the most. That silent, but powerful sound of self-criticism and self-doubt is all too familiar. It keeps echoing in our minds, following every step we make and pointing out our own mistakes. … Read moreOvercome Your Self-Doubts
Have you ever looked at yourself and thought there was nothing special about yourself at all? Nothing original or unique? I have, I’ve done this for most of my life actually. This might not be pleasant to hear but I have thought that I don’t look much different from any other Indian looking woman, same … Read moreA Declaration of Approval
We all sometimes have problems with confidence, whether we like to admit them or not. For some people, they appear before a big event, public speaking or when there is a dramatic change in their lives. For others, it’s a constant thing, and they go through life feeling like they are not equipped to deal … Read moreWhy is Hypnotherapy So Effective at Boosting Confidence?
Sitting here in my bed listening to punk and indie rock, I feel like I need something to stoke my fires again. Something which will interest me and bring me real satisfaction. I know I’m capable of doing so many things it’s just where exactly to channel my needs. I want a new challenge and … Read moreGoals? Go get ’em