Life with invisible disabilities but full of opportunities. Mental health, autism, ADHD

The Benefits of Supportive Relationships and How to Handle Toxic Ones

3 Jul 2022 2 minute read 0 comments valo

Throw the rose-tinted glasses right now Rose-tinted glasses may make life more pleasant, but they do not solve any problems. (Source: Canva) People are social animals. We need to gather and do joint activities. Sadly, this comes with upsides and down...

Stop calling yourself a loser, or you will become one

2 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Self-esteem is crucial to the way the world perceives us. If you feel that you are not good enough and doubt your abilities, you act less confidently, and you are more prone to mistakes. Fearing doing something wrong at every step keeps your mind bus...

Why Do Neurodivergent People Have Quirky Special Interests?

1 Jul 2022 5 minute read 0 comments valo

Are we the only ones? Special interests can be anything, so it is no surprise that some may sound weird. (Author’s photo) Most people have one or two special interests that they focus on intensely. Maybe it’s stamp collecting, bird watching, or spen...

Depression Versus Sadness — Do Not Ignore the Warning Signs

29 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Way too often, we hear others saying, “Oh, I’m so depressed”. While emotional distress should never be downplayed, it is essential to remember that depression is not sadness. It is a mental illness that can affect anyone at any time. In fact, depress...

The Elusive Magic of Artificial Intelligence: Science Fiction or Reality?

28 Jun 2022 3 minute read 0 comments valo

Artificial intelligence is pushing science and technology at an unthinkable rate. (Picture: Pixabay) What is AI really? The term artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for a long time, and the definition keeps evolving. As artificial intellige...

Getting back on track may prove to be challenge

27 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Sometimes we set up very demanding goals for ourselves and the slightest disturbance to the time table means we find it hard to resume. It was difficult, after all. But hey, if everything were simple, would we actually evolve? How do we learn new ski...

How important is luck for success

24 Jun 2022 1 minute read 3 comments valo

Successful people typically put in lots of effort before their dream comes true. Without all the sweat and tears, they probably would not be where they are. Yet, hard-working people often ignore the importance of being in the right place, at the righ...

Self-Reliance vs Self-Sufficiency: The Difference Is Crucial to your Happiness

23 Jun 2022 3 minute read 2 comments valo

Pulling through one situation after the other forever is certainly not a happy life. (Photo: Pixabay) Life is not meant to be simply survived In psychology, many terms start with “self”. There is self-esteem, self-confidence, Self-worth, and self-ex...

Remember eight years,three months, and 14 days ago how you ended up using the wrong speaking to your boss?

21 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Remember eight years, three months, and 14 days ago how you ended up using the wrong verb tense when speaking to your boss? Ouch, it was so embarrassing; you still get shivers from the very thought… Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Sadly, it’s the real...

Why is goal setting important?

25 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments valo

Why is goal setting important? There is no doubt that goal setting is essential. When you set a goal, you are practically telling yourself that you want to achieve something. This type of clarity can help motivate and focus your efforts. There are nu...