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Feeling depressed isn’t a sudden disease like catching a flu. It’s a rewiring of the brain; a chronic illness that I learnt to manage.
For over 5 years, I thought my skin symptoms were due to external hygiene practices, but it was actually Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, a rare auto-immune disease.
In a strange way, the things that we fear the most are the things that hold the key to our success.
My friends are buying houses, moving in with their partners, and one or two are even having accountants do their taxes. Meanwhile, I’m here, jobless, boyfriend-less, and still struggling to understand what SOCSO is.
It was easier to pay lip service with a “Sorry”, but in doing so, I was doing everything except taking responsibility.
If you struggle with the constant feeling of jealousy when looking at other people’s social media highlight reels, do this instead.
My job description is the Storyteller, but honestly, back then I was known as the Sorryteller.
We were told to think big: Achieve BIG goals, a BIG car, a BIG house, a BIG income. But what happens if we start SMALL?
I spent so many years being angry. Trying to make things right. But it didn’t change the fact that it already happened.