Tag Archives: growth

  1. The harmful idea of “finding your other half” | Valentine’s Day edition

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    February 14, 2021 by Cláudia

    It’s Valentine’s Day again (ugh). ‘Tis the season of heartshaped pillows, an overload of professions of undying love and pink-and-blue …
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  2. Growth is not a straight line

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    December 22, 2020 by Cláudia

    After many years of feeling better, a year like 2020 feels disappointingly like a major setback. However, it may tell us something about personal growth and compassion.

  3. Why I refuse to buy fast fashion.

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    February 1, 2018 by Cláudia

    Fast fashion is highly appealing: it offers current trends at affordable prices. However, I’ve made a conscious decision to abstain …
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  4. An Apology for Yoga

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    November 1, 2017 by Cláudia

    (Almost) every day of my life, I wake up an hour earlier than I would have had to in order …
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  5. Don’t give up (my story with mental illness).

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    August 6, 2017 by Cláudia

    My path with mental health has been long and troubled. For a long time, I didn’t have any hope of …
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  6. Is talking about mental illness off putting?

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    May 21, 2017 by Cláudia

    I have talked about depression and anxiety multiple times on this blog and I do it even more often in …
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  7. Never assume you know what someone is going through.

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    May 8, 2017 by Cláudia

    We all experience similar emotions, but each person’s experience is inextricably individual and intransmissible. We can listen to someone expressing …
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