Can’t sleep because of overthinking?

What do you do when you’re lying in bed but can’t fall asleep? Do you count sheep? Think about the day that has passed? The things you wanted to do but didn’t have the time for? Worrying if you’ll have time to do those things tomorrow? In other words: does your mind never stops thinking?…

How to help others without letting them drain you, emotionally

I think we all know what it feels like to help a friend in need. I also think we know how it feels how that can weigh on you, it’s like you’re taking over their troubles. Taking care and looking out for each other is important but we all forget to put ourselves first sometimes….

My hair is my Super Power

This made me think about the story of Samson, the biblical man that get’s his strength from his hair. Unfortunately his hair is cut off by a woman named Delilah and well, there goes his super power. I’ve always find it fascinating to read about tribes who share this idea, that your strength comes from…

The Depression Diary: The Diagnosis

‘So how does it work, being diagnosed with depression? It took me quite some time (half a year) to acknowledge that there was something going on. And then it took me quite some time to do something about it: see a doctor. When I finally made an appointment and expressed my feelings to my doctor,…

About Bipolar Affective Disorder

Do you know someone who has Bipolar Disorder (a manic-depressive illness)? What do you think about it? What do think about him/her? I bet that most people don’t really have an answer to that, only because they simply don’t know how to answer something about a topic they don’t know much about. All to blame…

The Depression Diary: The Start

This is what I posted on my personal Facebook page a few months ago   Before and after a panic attack. First of all; If you think I’m doing this to get attention, then you’re right. I am. I am trying to get your attention to become more aware of the fact that probably a…