Stop chasing happiness

The general advice we receive when we are down is to stop being sad and be happy instead. Or worse, go on a road trip or something. What ends up happening instead is even if you gain momentary pleasure on the trip at some point, you’re going to be miserable throughout the trip. Why does […]

You are your unsung hero

I know that you have been through a lot. I know that the kind of things you’ve felt and experienced is unique to you. All your joys and hardships are yours. Of course, we can find something common between us and we have our fair share of shared experiences in life.

Why do you feel that way?

Why do we cry while watching a movie? Why do we get excited when our favorite team is winning? Why does a breakup hurt so damn much? Before we dive deeper into the rabbit hole of our emotions, let us first look at three ways we try to make sense of everything.

fighting a duel — with an invisible enemy

Have you ever lied down in bed unable to move just because something inside you feels broken? But then you move on. Things get better. A bad day is always followed by a good day.  But what if that is not the case? Vocabulary.com defines depression as  “The act of pressing down on something is […]