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Fire and Rain #FightingDepression

Fire and Rain #FightingDepression

You always know when you’re about to go under. The trigger is quickly a memory and all you’re left with is this overwhelming typhoon of sadness, self-pity and self-loath. Add to that a bunch of emotions you can’t place you finger on. They say when […]

Taking Stock: 10 Things I’m looking forward to in 2018

Taking Stock: 10 Things I’m looking forward to in 2018

Over the past few years, the first of January has always been just another day for me. The last year was one of the “longest” I’ve experienced but it came with lots of lessons that set me up better for this year. For once in […]

The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

Find your happy place. That mental oasis you escape to when life hands you lemons and shits all over you. The place you go to so you can camouflage that middle finger with a smile that gives toothpaste ad models a run for their money. […]

Little Victories #FightingDepression

Little Victories #FightingDepression

One of the things I have come to realize in my struggle with mental health is that, at times, the reality your mind makes you believe you’re in might not really be the one you’re living in. Everything around you is shaped by your perception […]

The Price of Sadness #FightingDepression

The Price of Sadness #FightingDepression

Everyone experiences depression in their own individual ways. To some it feels like you’re stuck in a dark tunnel, searching for the light at the end but you find yourself falling deeper and deeper into the darkness. To others it feels like a dark cloud hovering above […]

The Battle Within #WorldMentalHealthDay

The Battle Within #WorldMentalHealthDay

Today we mark World Mental Health Day. In a world where mental health issues are becoming more prevalent, it’s unfortunate that most do not understand what mental health is and it is still difficult for some to get proper mental health care and support. According […]

5 Things That Make Me Happy

5 Things That Make Me Happy

Day 5 -What are the 5 things that make you most happy right now “Happiness is a state of mind, a choice, a way of living; it is not something to be achieved, it is something to be experienced.” – Steve Maraboli 1. Music Music […]

Dear 16 Year Old Me

Dear 16 Year Old Me

Day 4 – List 10 things you would tell your 16 year-old self, if you could. At 16 years old, the world was my oyster. I still harbored dreams of doing a major course in campus and making it in life. A decade plus later, […]

Mama’s Love

Mama’s Love

Day 3 – Describe your relationship with your parents This post was meant to be up last week but the past week has been rough on a brother. I thought writing this would be easy but the right words don’t seem to come to me. […]

My Fears

My Fears

DAY TWO – Decribe 3 legitimate fears you have and explain how they became fears Kakorrhaphiophobia (mild) Having grown up in an African household, my first fear has to be failure. Though with age I have come to accept failure as part of the learning […]