Depression setting in

The flood gates are open, the walls are broken. My soul feels stolen, like a cheap token. Anger is bubbling up inside, sadness is finding a home to reside. I hate this feeling, and everything it brings with it. Negative thoughts are spiraling out of control. In these moments, I have to practice my tools. … Continue reading Depression setting in

Every morning I doubt myself

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7yWonScFIZt61MJS0fTA0k?si=nmw2ZpHLRieTTnFgUHIloQ The times now are looking very grim. Every morning, I wake up and think to myself; Am I worth it? The second that thought gets any traction, my head turns into a speeding car - zero to sixty in four seconds. I blogged about my sister. Well, that is ongoing and still I do … Continue reading Every morning I doubt myself

Dear God, My sister is struggling, she does’t want help, and I don’t have the answers

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7yWonScFIZt61MJS0fTA0k?si=L8Pr2ONLQqOOKnsZmZW0ug Dear God, My sisters is suffering and I don't know what to do. I thought becoming a mental health advocate would give me all the answers If I just kept pressing on, but I don't. Being a person to have survived a suicide attempt, creating a blog, a podcast, and being vulnerable about my … Continue reading Dear God, My sister is struggling, she does’t want help, and I don’t have the answers

Thank you to everyone liking my posts and listening my podcast.

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=U8-IjWy7TEeMstT-MQLEIw Good morning, welcome to developing self; under this umbrella I have my podcast called Develop URself on spotify and apple podcast. My name is Ibra Mpiana and I'm very grateful you are taking the time out of your day to visit this page. A little about myself. I was born in Lusaka, Zambia and … Continue reading Thank you to everyone liking my posts and listening my podcast.

Interview with a youth case manager. Reversing Negative beliefs part 1

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2zkXtpyz5kSxlMoVrjbBps?si=k0MWQwFjRa-g9eouvjuNxg I am so happy and extremely grateful for all the support my podcast is receiving. I only want to help people develop their way of thinking, and become their best self. Initially my podcast was called developing self just like this blog, but I felt a re branding was necessary. I wanted something a … Continue reading Interview with a youth case manager. Reversing Negative beliefs part 1

I want to choose happiness in the face of adversity. I want to, but can I?

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=40o0phukRPe-KgtIrtLkNQ Dear God, I had a great day today, for the most part. Today was something unlike anything I've had in a long time. I'm starting to develop new routines, and generally staying positive at work. I have some great Ideas coming in my head, I hope I can work on them soon. There is … Continue reading I want to choose happiness in the face of adversity. I want to, but can I?

My depression is a form of expression

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=40o0phukRPe-KgtIrtLkNQ What do I say when there’s so much pity and hate inside? Dear God, My heart feels black, my mind forever blown. The spirit is willing, by my cognition is torn. Up, down, left, and right, please make sure I’m not thrown. I wanna be expressive all day and night. I’ve got my outlets … Continue reading My depression is a form of expression