How cycling helped my mental health

I was outdoors by the sea which is extremely relaxing, both the fresh air and the view of the crashing waves next to me. The steady pace of the cycle and paying attention to the road ensured that my mind didn’t wander and stayed focused on the action. It kept me present in that moment.I made time in my day to cycle and wanted to go out every day to cycle to immerse myself in this pleasant, soothing, and engaging environment and activity. I was focused on myself and my experience only, nothing else. Continue reading How cycling helped my mental health

The elephants trekking across China taught me a lesson on resilience and motivation I never thought I needed

Photo by atwena Goodman on Unsplash Compared to other mammals, elephant behaviour is the closest to human behaviour in terms of experiencing emotions like joy, grief, and anxiety. All of you have probably seen the news of a herd of endangered elephants in China trekking almost 500km from their habitat. Many of you may have seen this as a fascinating feat that was mildly entertaining but not something … Continue reading The elephants trekking across China taught me a lesson on resilience and motivation I never thought I needed

Why I stopped keeping a daily journal

Journalling is a great tool to express oneself in a healthy way and confess one’s struggles and fears privately without any judgement or fear. It is mainly helpful because it helps to take back control over your life and your emotions. I realised just last year, that maybe, journaling was having a negative effect on me. Rather than helping me, it was hindering my well being. Continue reading Why I stopped keeping a daily journal