Have you ever felt stressed when you receive good feedback? Thoughts like: "What if this is the best that I can do?" or "What if my future work don't live up to this?" starts to flood your head and you start to wonder why you're feeling so much stress after receiving a good comment on … Continue reading Always feeling “not good enough”?
What’s your usual coping mechanism?
In the real world, we can't turn back time. We may have an imaginary picture of what our current reality could look like. But we can't change what we did. Minor or major, private or public, it left an impact that keeps us rethinking the event over and over again.
Triggers don’t cause our response.
I didn’t choose this plot. Why am I drowning in this hole of thoughts like a reaction I’ve set on default. I didn’t want to end up here. God, bring this to a halt. This is not my fault. We all have emotional triggers. If you’ve been scared, disappointed, pressured or traumatized before, you'll … Continue reading Triggers don’t cause our response.
Old habits, same prison, wasted efforts.
After I worshipped I said I’ll change tomorrow. Grateful for the revelation I acknowledged the deception promised a transformation fled from temptation took pride in progression And looked back in recollection of The pleasure of a slip. After I worshipped I said I’ll change tomorrow. It has been ages since you tried to get rid … Continue reading Old habits, same prison, wasted efforts.
Believing in Yourself Isn’t Enough
"All you need to do is believe in yourself." This is perhaps one of the most popular quotes we grew up hearing. It's the one our teachers encouraged us with, and the one speakers preached from the stage, that'll invite a great applause as people leave with a spike of motivation to take on the … Continue reading Believing in Yourself Isn’t Enough
Find Your Identity in Christ, Not People.
Testimony by Debra Daveena Lee, Malaysia. 22 years 7 months and 6 days of living has taught me that there is a much bigger and beautiful purpose in life. I would say that my world seemed much less complicated before I knew what it was like to live without my earthly ‘saviour’. The man I … Continue reading Find Your Identity in Christ, Not People.
3 Reasons You’re Not Entirely Lost
“ Seriously, how did I get here?” You can’t exactly point out when you started feeling like this, nor can you figure out how it started. You were motivated, and you tried to do everything the best way you could and for the most part, things turned out - decent. And so you kept going, … Continue reading 3 Reasons You’re Not Entirely Lost
Taking A Heavy Step Forward
Testimony by Sophia Lim, Malaysia. As much as I hate to admit this, I was physically and emotionally abused as a child. For many years, the sight of my mum screaming in my face, and using knives as scare tactics became a norm and it scared me till this day. Traumatised and helpless, I lived … Continue reading Taking A Heavy Step Forward
The Battle for Purity
If you’re tired of fighting for your purity, make some tea, get comfy, and repeat this after me. "I am not a waste of time, nor a backup plan I am not only pretty if, only worthy when I am not too pure, or too demanding Too critical, too intimidating Too tough, too girly Too … Continue reading The Battle for Purity