Mental Health with Meraki

Comfortably Uncomfortable

Comfortably Uncomfortable

Life is a dance between the familiar and the unknown, between comfort and discomfort. It's in this delicate balance that we find ourselves constantly evolving and pushing boundaries. We teach ourselves to mask feelings, avoid conversations, find temporary fixes, fill voids, amongst other tactics because they are all things that are comfortable. What happens when we decide to be comfortably uncomfortable? Can being uncomfortable become a friend? It's in some really hard moments of unease lately that I have truly discovered what I've been capable of and uncover hidden depths within myself. Some of the depths are great and others are...

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Beyond the Surface

Beyond the Surface

How are you? In our day-to-day interactions, the question "How are you?" is often asked casually, almost reflexively. But what truly lies behind this common question? There is complexity of answering this seemingly simple question. We often respond with a quick "I'm good" or "Fine, thank you," adhering to the social script. But what happens when we decide to break free from the expected response and answer authentically?  In our journey through life, vulnerability becomes a source of strength, resilience, and meaningful connections. Trying to embrace our authentic selves can be daunting. Acknowledging our vulnerabilities is debilitating most of the time. And allowing others to...

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