I later went home, but I was not accepted like the lost son I was hoping for. My Grandmother was glad to see me but wanted me to apologise to my uncle and my Grandfather.
Tag Archives: mental health
I recently registered Abrasive Media as a company. If I listened to all the negative statistics of how many companies failed within the first year, I most probably wouldn’t have done it. The odds were against me. If I listened to how many doctoral candidates do not finish their degrees or how long it tookContinue reading “Fear”
“Please accept my apology?”
Lately, I have been thinking a lot about trust. How do you regain someone’s trust after you did something to them? Or, how do you trust someone after they wronged you? I usually do not trust people easily. It takes me a long time to open up to someone and to reveal parts of myself.Continue reading ““Please accept my apology?””
Let’s queer society
I firmly believe if we fix the family, we can improve society. Most of society’s issues arise within the family. For example, GBV is normalised within the family. Several studies found that queerness and otherness are more acceptable outside the family than inside the family. People who identify as queer, lesbian, trans or gay areContinue reading “Let’s queer society”
How do you deal with pain when it continuously cuts like a knife? When it feels like that knife is permanently stuck in your heart, and you fear that pulling it out will kill you. How do you deal with the pain when that knife slowly cuts into your spirit and drains you of life?Continue reading “Pain”
What is the point?
Sometimes it feels like I have lived before, that this life is second or third. I sometimes feel like I will awake from a dream, but I cannot grasp what that will be. Sometimes I feel so alone. Like it is only me and that this is a nightmare. One day this nightmare will end,Continue reading “What is the point?”
What is success?
Is success the ability to look after and provide for one’s family? Or is it having so much money that you cannot spend it in a lifetime? Is the “poor” farmworker who look after and provide for her family less successful than Bill Gates or Jeff Bezos? Is success determined by your level of qualificationContinue reading “What is success?”
Falling in and out of love
Have you ever wonder why you fall in and out of love? It is a result of a biochemical phenomenon. Falling in love is caused by four hormones. Dopamine: This hormone increases your focus, motivation and memory. It also increases your sense of pleasure, enjoyment and desire. Oxytocin: This hormone is known as the loveContinue reading “Falling in and out of love”