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…

“I Almost Killed Myself” – Emotional Abuse is Violence and Causes Mental Problems

“I almost killed myself, yesterday”- she sent to my WhatsApp and then went off. Phones off. The closest person to her – the husband who is also the abuser. What kind of abuse you might be wondering- Emotional Abuse.   Pause.   While you think you have it worse, other people have it worst so…

#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,…