As this time in lockdown goes on I am starting to lose my sense of self, my sense of who I am, my identity, what it is that makes me tick…..and that is a good thing.
As someone who has worked very hard my whole adult life my identity has been strongly rooted in work. My sense of self-worth has a direct relationship to what I am achieving at that time through work. My sense of purpose is directly connected to what I have ahead...
Meet Michaiah! Michaiah lives in New Zealand with her husband, step-son and her two fur babies.
When Michaiah isn’t with her family, she runs three businesses – Deluxe Events, Le Ball and Al Volo Pizzeria.
Michaiah shares her lived experiences with depression, suicide and bipolar, and how her mental health effects her on a personal level, her family life and being a business woman. Michaiah also shares honest and courageous insi...
Michaiah Simmons-Villari believes ‘wellness whatever it takes’ is the key to business success. She shares her success recipe around self-care and business (aka work-life balance) and highlights the importance of mental health, particularly for business owners.
Being able to survive in business in a very competitive industry is something to be proud of, but it can also take its toll on y...
Today is not a good day for me. No idea why to be honest. I just didn’t want to get out of bed, but I made myself. I didn’t want to leave the house, the thought of seeing people made me sick to my stomach, but I made myself take the dogs for a walk and actually the fresh air was nice.
I wanted to go back to bed but instead I put myself in front of my sewing machine and started sewing. At least I am doing something I guess.
Suicide - Depression
Kate Spade - Anthony Bourdain
Two brilliant creative minds who felt they had no place on this earth any longer.
Two passionate people who were the masters of their craft.
The beast got them. Depression won the battle they had probably been fighting their whole lives. Maybe even part of the reason they were so successful at what they did.
Why is it that they finally gave in when most would say they wer...
Happiness....what is it? What does it mean? Is there such a thing as universal happiness? Or is it completely individual? When you hear the word what do you think? What do you feel?
Its kind of ironic that we spend our lives chasing 'happiness' yet its not even an actual thing. You can't see it, its not something you can physically pick up, its a notion, its an idea or a feeling and yet there are billion dollar industries buil...