Self Care, Understanding and Acceptance

4 Books on Mental & Emotional Healing

It’s been a year since my counsellor and psychologist said I was displaying symptoms of borderline personality disorder. I knew way before that something was wrong with how I was dealing with life. Having cut my wrists at age 8, and failed multiple other suicide attempts since then to adulthood, I knew there was a …...

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Self Care

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Loving Yourself is Biblical

Growing up in a fault-conscious Christian home, I learned early that loving others always came first. It was a noble thing and to some degree, the highest calling. I remember hearing from my parents that if we are to love our neighbours, we had to ask ourselves. “Who is my neighbour?” The answer was obvious. …...

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Jesus Love

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Living With A Love-Filled Tank

God designed humans to love and to be loved. From the moment we are born, we crave that closeness that makes us feel safe and protected. Our inner tank, where we store the love we get, starts to form. It expands with the amount of love it gets. So does our capacity to love in …...

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Understanding and Acceptance

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The Prodigal Daughter

For many years, I’ve lived a stress-filled life without any freedom to relax for fear of not being enough. It was a struggle more than my mind and heart could keep up with that I attempted suicide countless times. Sure, it was a shallow reason in exchange for my life. I am not justifying my …...

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Self Care

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Choosing To Live Now

Life is defined by a series of choices. We make our lives happen with every decision we make. The moment we wake up, we start making choices about how our day is gonna be. “5 more minutes.” “I need to do my laundry today.” “I wonder how my aunt is doing, I should send her …...

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