Living with Anxiety – 5 things to remember

If you are living with anxiety, you probably do realise that you aren’t in danger, yet you can’t seem to switch off your survival mechanism. Day to day can be challenging, in as much, you never know how you are truly going to wake up on any given day. Symptoms differ from person to person,…

Cold Shower – What you need to know

If you struggle to wake up in the mornings, the last thing on your mind would be jumping into a cold shower. The coldest thing you probably endure day to day is walking barefoot on your home floor tiles or that moment between turning off the hot water tap and reaching out for your towel…

Who’s that guy? finding your true identity

Have you ever reacted wrongly to a situation where you went on to ask yourself, who’s that guy? where did that come from? Well, you have just made acquaintance with your ego. From the age of three, a child absorbs all events and things in its external environment to form its beliefs and values system. These…

How to control your anger – four ways to manage it

Check out how to control your anger. A guy walks into a bar, orders a beer only to have the waitress drop it all over him. He’s unamused, yells at the top of his voice, insults the waitress and storms out full of rage. That could be the typical stereotype you imagine when someone brings…

When boredom strikes – 5 better ways to kill your time

This pandemic is keeping us confined to our homes for more than we bargained for, to the point boredom strikes. At first, it was the perfect opportunity to stay in, chill and catch up on those TV series you never managed to watch. Five seasons in and a popped jeans button later, however, you realise…

Feeling pain – Don’t hide from your discomfort

Pain and suffering are two terms we don’t like to hear, let alone feel. Most of us, as a result, go on to spend most of our lives avoiding discomfort and feeling pain. Anxious feelings or low moods certainly lead us to get lost in a myriad of distractions and negative coping mechanisms. How many…

Corona Virus pandemic – 5 lessons to be learnt

The economic downturn currently being experienced, as a result of corona virus, has an upside, although many won’t see the wood for the trees. How lost has our society been over the past decade in egocentrism and greed, all to squeeze in a penny at the detriment of moral values and the environment. Malta’s air…

Balance in life – what is Tao? and how to find it

Most of us have no idea how to find our balance in life. Consider this: Step 1: It’s a Saturday night and you had a long week of work, so you decide to stay in and get a McDonald’s take out. Your intentions start with just a regular burger and fries, because, well, you’re ‘not that…

Letting go of control – 5 ways to regain your life

It’s time to start letting go of control. Have you ever found yourself trying to micro-manage every area of your life?  I want the weather to be sunny tomorrow, I want the stock market to go up, I want to feel good and healthy at all times, I want to impress others in my presentation…