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,…