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?

Mindfulness continued

https://open.spotify.com/show/7csqwIaWTRhTnSwgb1d2Tk?si=KZcH73f0Q523oZmQfGzoRg This information is from this site. In my last blog I talked about what mindfulness is, some benefits to practicing it, and two core features; Observing and Describing. In this blog post, I'm gong to continue on the same train, some more features of mindfulness starting with Participating fully. You might be asking yourself, … Continue reading Mindfulness continued

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