Situational depression and continuous stress can strike at any time with the pressures of life. We need to know that no matter how hard we try to avoid it, and we need to give ourselves time first to figure out what we are going through in order to get over it!

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Thinking a lot about getting out is part of the increase in the problem… Give yourself time to observe it first, to know what is happening mentally before what happens in your surroundings, give yourself time and surrender to what you feel for a few days until you get…


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Social media is not real, you are comparing your behind the scenes — your real life — not to the others' real life, because they don't share it, they only share the happy, successful filtered photos and moments that are carefully selected…

Then, you end up comparing with other people’s fake reality, you start using them as a mirror or a benchmark for what you should look like, how successful you have to be, what you need to live happily, or even the dreams you should have!

You stopped wanting to be liked only by the people around you, to…


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I always depended on “something or someone” to enjoy my time, I never had so much fun alone maybe because I never thought I can!

Anxiety was a major reason, I was afraid to be alone without friends, I need friends, I need people, I need to feel that I am loved, I need to feel that I belong to someone, I cannot have fun alone, someone must help me, something must put me in the right mood…

Until I realized that the whole thing is mental, it is all in my mind, then I decided to try something…


1- If you don’t find a way to make money while you sleep, you will work until you die.

2- If they don’t know you personally, don’t take it personal.

3- There are two rules in life:
1st, Never give out all the information
2nd,

4- Your anxiety is lying to you.

5- Confidence is silent. Insecurities are loud.

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6- Nothing changes if nothing changes!

7- If you don’t have a seat at the table, you’re probably on the menu.

8- Don’t stress over things you can’t control.

9- Don’t wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to…


I always thought that “not having just one ambition” is wrong, having different and changing desires and goals might be bad and I need to focus on one thing, so I researched a lot lately on this topic, to see if it really affects my life and below what I found…

This video by Stephen Duneier is one of the most valuable TED talks I have watched recently “How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals”. Duneier teaches Decision Analysis at UCSB’s College of Engineering. His book, AlphaBrain was released in early 2017, his artwork has been featured around the world…


Hello friend,

It has been some time since I came to the digital world, it was just a decision to reduce my daily engagement with social media and it has extended to completely isolating myself from the digital world and using my mobile only for work and important calls/messages.

I started turning off the Wi-Fi a few hours a day, then whole days!

It was very difficult, in the end, I work online, this is what I do for a living, and I share posts or stories almost every day, but I really wanted to take a break from this…


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من أصعب التحديات اللى الإنسان بيواجهها لما بيبتدى يكبر هيا صراعه مع العُمر، ما بين الماضى والحاضر والمستقبل …

صورة واحدة من ألبوم الصور أو الذكريات اللى مطبوعة فى عقلك دايماً بتكون كفيله إنها تحّرك الصراع دا، صورة فيها ضحكة العيلة الكبيرة المتجمعة على عزومة عشاء أو صورة لخروجة حلوة مع صحابك بتفكرك بالعُمر وصراعاته …

صراع الماضي، المُتمثل فى الذكرى اللى بتبقى مصحوبة بإبتسامة شبه الإبتسامة اللى فى الصورة اللى بتتفّرج عليها، بس أوقات بيجى بعدها حزن لإفتقادك للناس دى أو للحظة دى!

صراع الحاضر، المُتمثل فى إنك بعيد عنهم، يمكن مشغول أو فى بلد تانية أو حياة…


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We all have this kind of overthinking and self-punishment, but when I think deeply, sometimes I feel so proud of myself, not because of any success I have had before, but because I’m aware of all the difficulties I have suffered and the obstacles I have gone through.

I’m an eyewitness to the fear, frustration, failure, depression, refraction, and the bad luck days that I went through alone, which certainly affected my personality, but have never been able to beat me for a long time!

That is why I’m proud, because I see myself still here today, stronger than…


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Some days there is a burning fire deep inside, a war between who I am now and who I want to be, and my crazy wild version in the recent past, the three are fighting each other for power and control, to rule my life!

My nowadays Me: It is clear that he is in charge of my life, and he certainly does not want to let me go, Why he should do?! He enjoys the current situation, sure he knows that there are some wrong things in my life and some big dreams for the future that I…


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بقالي شوية وقت ما بين هل المفروض أقول رأيي في اللي بيحصل مؤخرا عملاً بان كل واحد لازم يكون ليه موقف أو من منطلق إن ازاي يعدي تريند من غير ما كلنا نهري فيه، ولاّ استمر في حالة الوانا مالي بصراعات الناس أنا أصلاً مبقتش ادخل على السوشيال ميديا هناك كتير!

والحقيقة أنا وصلت لإني مش حابب أقول رأيي بس حابب اوضح أنا إزاي مكّون رأيي في نقطتين…

أول حاجة موضوع الإنتحار أو مات كافر ولا لأ اللي مبيخلصش؛ أنا مش فاهم لو حتي اتفقنا علي نفس الرأي أو اختلفنا فا رأيي أو رأيك مفيدين في إيه أو هيغيروا…

Shadi Kamal Kandil

Founder of Godayuse.com | Amateur Writer and Photographer | Find more on shadikk.com

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