Unmasking Our ‘Mask’

The reality though, is mostly different and might even be quite surprising. During therapy with clients, I have found that it's we that unconsciously rejects ourselves for who we really are and therefore project a false 'presentation of self' towards others.

Let what I just said *sink in*.

To further exacerbated this false notion, our internal self-critic (mostly the punitive parent) constantly knock us down and instigate to completely hide our true selves. This internalised behaviour grows more deep seated roots especially when we have learnt this through traumatic experiences. I am telling you, a trip to the 'unconscious' can be one heck of a ride. But the self awareness treats one finds are delectables for your self development.


Why do we hesitate? Especially, when it comes to those things we say we most want to do with our lives. Why do we wait? Some of us are learning daily but never acting on what we know. Some of us are forever talking but never taking a single step in the direction of what...

Tough Times

Life can be over the top difficult at times. Trust me… It can often box us in and beat us down. While no one ever said that life would be easy, many of us are frequently ill-prepared for just how hard things can get. When we suffer through repeated failures and setbacks after setbacks, getting...


I was once invited to a close friend's special occasion and on the invitation it stated 'your presence is your present'.

This statement was so profound it has stayed with me over the years