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.

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Latest Articles by Charl Mijnhardt

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  1. What Pennywise the Clown Taught Me About My Depression

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

  3. Struggling Isn’t the Same as Failing

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

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

  6. The Beauty and Power of Forgiveness

  7. 4 Subtle Signs That You’ve Made It

  8. Feed the Cheerleader, Not the Gym Teacher

  9. How Depression Keeps Me a Prisoner in My Mind

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

  11. The Chemicals Between Us

  12. 20 Ways To Be Happier Than You Were Yesterday

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

  14. How Blogging Helped Me Regain a Sense of Purpose

  15. 6 Tactics for Overcoming a Creative Block