How are you spending quarantine?

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=BYpgC-SYST6UrP55KCMKLg You know that moment in a movie, TV show or even anime when a character just flips out and tosses over a top, breaks a glass or vase or just or chops down a tree relentlessly until tears start flowing out? Have you ever seen a moment similar to that on TV? What about … Continue reading How are you spending quarantine?

Staying Grounded against Anxiety during COVID 19

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6Gm3EncrSwYgc7fBZy1qfI?si=jZFa_PxkRNmPYQx64raX6g As the covid 19 virus continues to seemingly increase in both infected and death cases, isolation and quarantine became a government issued mandate. April 3rd draws near each day, for this on this day quarantine is supposed to be over. Seven more days of staying indoors, seven more days of social isolation. What about … Continue reading Staying Grounded against Anxiety during COVID 19

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

Three ways to get off your ass!

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=40o0phukRPe-KgtIrtLkNQ Dear God, It is very important to have goals. I know that now, and I am very happy for it. If only it was that easy. Before I had goals, direction, or sense of a path; I felt pretty miserable. Every morning felt like a waste, and every night felt like tomorrow’s breath wasn’t … Continue reading Three ways to get off your ass!

First every LIVE CALL on Developing Self Podcast, happening right now!

First every LIVE CALL on Developing Self Podcast, happening right now! We're discussing mental illness, Bipolar type 1 & Type 2. Support systems and so much more. Be on the look out for the newest episode to go live very soon. This is very exciting. DevelopingSelf.blog and podcast might actually be helping people already. Stay … Continue reading First every LIVE CALL on Developing Self Podcast, happening right now!

New Episode is LIVE! Share the HEALING!

https://open.spotify.com/episode/59xJ4qqP6Fur8CpmLljOQX?si=Ghmp-1KSRGmh681AOWUDRQ GET THE BOOK! Feeling Good: The new Mood Therapy by David D. Burnshttps://amzn.to/2S9PqJk Fire HD 8 Tablet (8" HD Display, 16 GB) https://amzn.to/2RYBQsq Let's be humble and speak some truth. I struggled recording this episode, it should have gone live yesterday to keep up with my 4 day upload buy alas, my depression got … Continue reading New Episode is LIVE! Share the HEALING!

Looking good equals feeling good! Skin Exfoliating!!

Exfoliation is removing old dead cells on the skin’s outermost surface. I think Exfoliation is used in all facials, during chemical peels or microdermabrasion. For the last couple of days I’ve been trying to examine my mental state and how it compares to my physical appearance. Not only the look, but how I feel about … Continue reading Looking good equals feeling good! Skin Exfoliating!!

Podcast! Developing An understanding about mental health.

Good morning 🌞🔥 lets try to #develop some #knowledge on #mentalhealth I wonder if our president suffers from #mentalillness hmm… might talk about that #ImpeachAndConvict next time 😂 Some people have never done a single shred of research about mental health/illness, but when you have a conversation with them. They feel inclined to give you … Continue reading Podcast! Developing An understanding about mental health.

Do you constantly refuse to try something new? PT 2

Lets be humble and speak some truth. Lets open up the dialogue. COME ON I wanna hear from you out there! Lets be each others Personal Development Coach! For the last three years I made every excuse possible to get out of public dancing. There was maybe once or twice that I did it, and … Continue reading Do you constantly refuse to try something new? PT 2

The Beauty in Deep Dark Indie Music – My first cover song

My first cover song. I'll be good by Jaymes Young I've been wanting to do this for a while now but I've been letting a lot of negative thoughts prevent me from doing so. So today I decided to wake up super early, like 3 AM and finally did it. I tried to have fun … Continue reading The Beauty in Deep Dark Indie Music – My first cover song

Even if I had superpowers, I’d still be Bipolar.

Imagine that, a block buster motion picture about a superhero or antihero struggling with Bipolar as he or she tries to save people from a serial killer or something. I’d love to see that one day. “You read it here first, so don’t steal my idea, unless of course it’s already been thought of, then … Continue reading Even if I had superpowers, I’d still be Bipolar.

What is Truth? Is it real? Should it always be forgiven?

It’s difficult to measure emotion vs logic in extremely emotional tense situations. Where is the line between over reacting to reacting just right? Is there some invisible way of noting how I shouldn’t and should feel? Let’s say I feel like my heart is broken. Which it is at the moment but let’s just say … Continue reading What is Truth? Is it real? Should it always be forgiven?