We need more mental health awareness drives

She woke up today feeling low and lonely, she expressed this to her beloved. He told her to stop seeking attention where there was no need. Rudely, he pushed her over and walked away. Now she lays in a coffin. Her beloved doesn’t understand why. The increased need to teach/educate each other about the problems…

Zumbathon for Mental Health 13th/10/2018 – Why You Should Attend

I almost threw myself in a speeding car around Kira roundabout now road lights. Why was I going to kill myself? Because I was tired of how I was feeling. The depression had taken its heavy load on me and the conversations with myself in my head were so loud, I didn’t know what was…

#HearMyHeart: Dissociative identity disorder

…. this is a continuation of a blog I wrote last year about a mental disorder called Rage under the Uganda Blog Community (@Ugbloc) theme #HearMyHeart. She sat there and looked at me for what felt to be too long but was only 5 minutes. I think she was studying me. Checking out my reactions…

#ugblogweek Day5: The Difference between Sadness and Depression

Not that mental health month didn’t have enough focus on these issues, but I thought I would highlight some thing we might have missed that we all tend to confuse. Sadness is different from depression! ‘Sadness—we are all familiar with it. Taylor Swift has made a career writing songs that tap into this emotion. Yet,…