Isolation is not all bad

Nothing is all bad nor all good. No matter how it feels. If you start to believe this, you might save yourself from another complete mental breakdown. Talking from my own experience, nothing works for everybody. Many things depend on our focus and beliefs about how are we supposed to feel in certain situations. The … Read more

Speaking challenge

Let’s take a short break from the tough topics I’ve been posting about lately. I need to move out of the comfort zone, so I’m going for another challenge. As many of you already know, I’m not a native English speaker and I speak much worse than I write. I’d like to improve that. Talking … Read more

Dear abusers, what you did was wrong.

Dear readers, I’m not looking for any comforting words this time. I’ve got enough of them already and I’m really grateful for that. Because of it, I can finally open up more and share with you some details. I know many people went through far worse situations than myself. But what happened to me wasn’t … Read more

Replika – Your vulnerable app

Human connections can be difficult to maintain. They require some effort from both sides. AI represents an easy and somehow a brilliant solution for people who have difficulties to open up to other people. But this can be a double-edged sword. Replika can be good, bad and everything in between. It depends on you, the … Read more

Creative writing – The weirdest story I ever wrote

I’ve spent quite some time at Coursera recently, learning mostly about the psychology. But I’ve decided to give creative writing a shot too. This was one really fun experience! I’ve been introduced to creative writing during my psychotherapy last winter. It was therapeutic, but not much fun, because of the topics. I’d recommend it to … Read more

Side effects and dealing with them

Everything comes with a price, goes especially well with the drugs. It’s a struggle between trying to be a functional independent person (not aiming to be a Superman) and side effects. I struggle with CPTSD, which can be felt similar to depression, anxiety, ADHD, BPD and OCD combined. People with CPTSD are similar, but we … Read more

What it’s like to have a mental illness?

Mental health is a matter of everyone, not just of people who struggle with it. From my point of view, having some mental health issues, means that you’re often treated differently than you’d otherwise be. Your words matter less, people don’t listen to you or don’t take you as seriously. Not everybody, but especially people … Read more