Morality

Morality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. (Webster’s Dictionary). (Or: normatively to refer to a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational people. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). The definition of morality as a whole is important, but words that stick out…

Disappointment and Regret

To be honest, it’s hard not to feel as though disappointment and regret are one-in the same. Beginning to write this, I’m still not entirely sure I know where I’m going with this piece. In the end it might only be filled with disappointment and regret, and still somehow I think that’s the point. Disappointment…

Life Coaching-50 Ways to Make Money

“You have to attend this leadership seminar! It’s the last session of five but you’ll love it. It will change your life! Before the meeting, prepare a list of fifty ways you could make money.” Great. These days I felt as if I had enough homework between my financial work, spiritual wellness business and writng….

World’s longest sea beach

Cox’s bazar is termed as the world’s longest unbroken sea beach. The sea beach has a length of incredible 132 km. It acquires it’s current name from Hiram Cox who happened to be a superintendent of Palonkee outpost in the British East India Company. He rehabilitated refugees in order to accomplish his mission to deal…

Gray Beauty

It’s easy to feel inspired by color, it’s easy to feel some sense of emotion brought on by vibrancy. Most of the time in life, we tend to see things as one way or the other: black and white, good and bad, law and order. We learn early that there aren’t really shades to living….

It’s Time to Put an End to Body Shaming

We see it happen all the time. You can be scrolling through your phone and come across a picture of someone you don’t even know. You think to yourself, “This person looks so great and confident.” But the comments are a whole other story. Just the first few you see are enough for you to…

Defeat vs. Plateau

How can we tell the difference between one or the other? Is there a difference? Stating the obvious here but, 2020 has been nothing but ridiculous ups and downs all year. This one year has somehow mentally and emotionally seemed like five have passed. And yet, there are so many people out there, myself included,…

Tiger parenting WILL put a negative impact on your child’s mental health

Yale Law School professor introduced us to the term ‘Tiger parenting’in 2011 in her memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and the outlook on toxic strict parenting has never been the same ever since even though tiger parenting has been existing since forever in brown families and other Asian families. It’s so normalized in…

“Apocalyptic” Acceptance

Here’s the thing about most apocalypse movies, they’re all a metaphor for the most extreme unknowns in life. Zombie movies, there’s death sprinkled with reminders that maybe it’s not truly an end for us, albeit a traumatic way to remind us with flesh and brain eating undead. End of days movies, like “I Am Legend”,…

Weird App Reviews: Self-Care Edition

1. Healthily Healthily is a journaling/health app designed by doctors to give you some individualized care. Obviously, it can’t give you a diagnosis, but you can still tell it your symptoms and it will give you some suggestions about what might be going on with you. It will also tell you when you should go…

Body Checking: What it is & How to Deal With it

Thanks to stories such as the myth of Narcissus, the man who fell in love with his own reflection, we’ve learned to associate frequently looking in the mirror and “checking ourselves out” with egotism. For a lot of people, however, it’s actually an effect of self-consciousness. Body checking is defined as “an obsessive behavior in…

When Tears Hit Deaf Ears

by Christopher Quiles August 25,2020 Army strong, relative statement for our armed service members fighting to protect our rights and our freedoms that we all enjoy. Unless you are one of the persons who see Army Strong as an Impenetrable Wall of Non-Transparency For protecting servicemen and women who are too “Army Strong” against their…

Youtubers Chat About Narcissistic Behaviors, A Community That Might Bring You Healing

Narcissistic personality disorder – A mental disorder with exaggerated feelings of self-importance, but low self-esteem. Influencer Tahyira Savanna shares candid experiences from her childhood: Dr. Ramani Durvasula is on a mission to demystify and dismantle the toxic influence of narcissism on all of our lives. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in…

Self-Care During Social Change

In these times of drastic social change, it can be easy to run out of fuel. Here are some easy ways to recharge and take care of yourself during your advocacy, news-scrolling, and unlearning. Remember that this is a marathon, not a sprint! If you find yourself scrolling through stressful news non-stop: Set a timer…

Living With ADHD: Explained through Memes

I was diagnosed with ADHD a few years ago and it was a huge relief. Whenever I was asked if I had experienced certain problems, it was like being seen for the first time. I was once asked if, when I was in school, I frequently forgot my backpack. Not only did I forget my…

Want to Change the World? Meditate!

It’s no secret that this year has been rough for pretty much everyone. For a lot of us just coming into adulthood, we have seen the world for what it really is: a chaotic mess where not much seems to make sense; and for a lot of us who have been adults for years now,…

Honoring Robin Williams: A Focus on Mental Health

We lost Robin Williams on August 11, 2014. Looking back, that seems like an impossibly long time ago. A lot has changed in six years, and Mr. Williams would be surprised to hear everything that’s happening in today’s world. Robin Williams would have turned 69 today, July 21. I noticed a number of changes after…

Understanding Bi Polar Disorder And Manic Episodes

“It’s like even when I go to Chi, they be like, aye its Ye, like my name is literally the word “yay”. – Kanye West on an episode of KUWTK to his wife Kim Kardashian. Manic Disorder or Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings. It affects around 3 Million…