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December 7, 2021

THE STAGES OF GRIEF – PART ONE

The stages of grief In 1969, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross introduced what became known as the “five stages of grief.” These stages of grief were based on her studies of the feelings of patients facing terminal illness, but many people have generalized them to other types of negative life changes and losses, such as the death […]

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The stages of grief In 1969, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross introduced what became known as the “five stages of grief.” These stages of grief were based on her studies of the feelings of patients facing terminal illness, but many people have generalized them to other types of negative life changes and losses, such as the death […]

OUR BODIES ARE NOT EQUIPPED FOR LONG-TERM CHRONIC STRESS Stress is extremely common nowadays and affects us all. It is rare for anyone to completely escape it in today’s world. Experts say self-reported stress has skyrocketed in recent years.  While some stress is believed to be beneficial, too much stress can wear us down and […]

WHO IS COACHABLE?

November 18, 2021

WHO IS COACHABLE?   I was depressed for five years and didn’t even know I was depressed. Through coaching, I received the help I needed that freed me. In this week’s blog, I would like to talk about coaching and what it is. Also, I would highlight who is a good fit for coaching and […]

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Now more than ever before we are in a time of so much uncertainty. Uncertainty on our money-related issues, unexpected expenses or healthcare issues. And this is causing a lot of anxiety, worry, mood swings and stress. If we do not manage this uncertainty, it could erode our self-confidence, our belief in ourselves and can […]

In a recent daily comedy show, research data highlighting how the level of rage had gone so high in the United State was being discussed. In the discussion, attention was drawn to the level of degeneration occurring in our societies such that people are so easily triggered into fights in car parks, supermarkets and everywhere […]

Why Worry

June 16, 2021

We as humans worry all the time over everything. We worry about what other people might think about us; we worry about what will happen to us; we worry about the past, the present and the future[1]. I may not know what you are worrying about, but Emma beck says, “worry is like a rocking […]

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We as humans worry all the time over everything. We worry about what other people might think about us; we worry about what will happen to us; we worry about the past, the present and the future[1]. I may not know what you are worrying about, but Emma beck says, “worry is like a rocking […]

Depression a state everyone gets in to time after time. Everyone gets depressed sometimes, however, year 2020 presented itself different ball game. It was a challenging period when all of us found ourselves on the same boat notwithstanding status no matter and location.Outside this boat outside is a raging storm of the COVID-19 pandemic raging […]

Treating Depression

June 21, 2021

I recently read an article written by a Doctor Angie called the better way to treat depression[1] and this article kept me thinking. It brought back memories of yester years when I suffered five-year long depression without knowing what was happening to me. This whole pondering on depression and better ways to going about treating […]

In a recent daily comedy show, research data highlighting how the level of rage had gone so high in the United State was being discussed. In the discussion, attention was drawn to the level of degeneration occurring in our societies such that people are so easily triggered into fights in car parks, supermarkets and everywhere […]

If you agreed with me last week, we have all collectively been through a traumatic experience in the past one year of COVID-19 Pandemic. Let me break it down. Due to the devastating pandemic of the last 18 months, people have been through an event or something that we found threatening or highly stressful that […]

WHY I DO WHAT I DO

July 21, 2021

I grew up in Kenya, had a very happy childhood. But then, my story begins when I was 18 years. Like most young persons, I started experimenting with smoking, drinking alcohol, and partying which was a taboo in my home. When I was 19 years my dad caught me coming back home in the morning […]

Now more than ever before we are in a time of so much uncertainty. Uncertainty on our money-related issues, unexpected expenses or healthcare issues. And this is causing a lot of anxiety, worry, mood swings and stress. If we do not manage this uncertainty, it could erode our self-confidence, our belief in ourselves and can […]

How To Get Rid of RAGE

August 10, 2021

HOW TO GET RID OF THAT RAGE!   Last week we talked about putting our anger in check[1]. Then, what happens if we don’t put our anger in check? The primary underlying emotions that cause anger like fear, frustration and hurt will fester and grow. Your anger will then graduate into a big uncontrollable red […]

TAKE TIME TO CONNECT

August 17, 2021

This week I heard somebody asking, when did you last connect with your friends and family? Are you too busy building your business? Are you too busying with your life that you haven’t connected with your friends?   These questions challenged me so much that I took up my phone and wrote a WhatsApp message […]

DETOX YOUR MIND

August 25, 2021

Detox Your Mind We normally go to great lengths to get into detox diets to clean up our bodies. We also take time to declutter our homes, removing everything we do not need from our space during spring. But how many of us take time to detox our minds? Before this summer is over, I […]

How to challenge negative thoughts Negative thoughts are responsible for worry, anxiety and even depression. How do we fight or challenge negative thoughts? These six tools have been proven to work in challenging negative thoughts. Gratitude- Practice gratitude! Go out of your way to look out for things to be grateful for. Your family, friends, […]

DEPRESSION PROOF LIFESTYLE Depression as we know it is a mental health disorder. A day in the life of a person can only be described based on one’s emotional state on that day. So, a day that is characterized by loss of interest in any thing is a bad one. In other words, to live […]

MAKING SENSE OF THE GRIEVING PROCESS PART 1 Generally speaking, experts say grief is almost always triggered by the loss of someone or something very valuable or when something you love is taken away. It is a normal, natural instinctive response to a loss. Though we associate grieving with the death of a loved one which […]

The frustrations and adversities we have all experienced in the pandemic have caused the level of anger to go up globally.  Anger is an internal reaction that is perceived to have an external cause. Angry people almost always blame their reactions, but rarely do they realize that the reason they are angry is because of […]

Myths and Facts about Grieving Grief is widely experienced and is also often misunderstood. Misconceptions about grief are common especially in cultural backgrounds where people tend not to mourn openly or talk about grief. These misconceptions can make the people in grief feel hopeless, confused, or can push them toward depression. Family and friends may […]