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Charl Mijnhardt

Writer and blogger at For Our Love of Writing

I'm just a guy who decided, at the age of 33, to give this whole "positive thinking" thing a bash. After spending most of my life mired in negative thinking and self-pity, I decided to create a vision board (mostly because I dreamed of having a MacBook Air). Within a week, two of my most seemingly far-fetched dreams had realized. I'm also a storyteller. Born and bred in South Africa but with a global soul.

Latest Articles by Charl Mijnhardt

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  1. What I Realized About Depression When Coming Off Medication

  2. Come Clarity: Life After Antidepressants

  3. What Pennywise the Clown Taught Me About My Depression

  4. A Night Out on the Town for Someone With Debilitating Social Anxiety

  5. Struggling Isn’t the Same as Failing

  6. What It Means To Me That My Dad Died On Heritage Day

  7. Why Writing Is Still My Anti-Depressant Of Choice

  8. The Beauty and Power of Forgiveness

  9. 4 Subtle Signs That You’ve Made It

  10. Feed the Cheerleader, Not the Gym Teacher

  11. How Depression Keeps Me a Prisoner in My Mind

  12. I Never Realized How Addicted I Was to Technology Until I Had to Give It Up for a Weekend

  13. The Chemicals Between Us

  14. 20 Ways To Be Happier Than You Were Yesterday

  15. When Money Stopped Being My Main Motivation, I Became Unstoppable

  16. How Blogging Helped Me Regain a Sense of Purpose

  17. 6 Tactics for Overcoming a Creative Block