The courage to change

I have been doing song therapy of late, I take a song that inspires me and find out what I like about it and observe how I feel and try to help myself with whatever good or bad. I am also trying to get to know myself more and more. I read somewhere that this […]

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My “That day” songs

If you have ever dealt with depression you will know how some days are just darker than the others. For me some days I do not even open my curtains and I do not want any light at all. It screams out loud at me and all I want is peace and quiet, my mind […]

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Miss goodie two shoes

Confession mondays (5) Yep that’s me!!!! I know I have said before how I do not care for regrets in life, I honestly do not care for them but recently I came across something that really made me feel something that I never want to feel again. When I say I am a miss goodie […]

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Confession Mondays (3)

So I failed my final exam in college, back then I had no idea why, but looking back I discovered how it all sprung from nightmares and anxiety leading up to the final day. I think that could have been the reason. I started panicking. I remember i had diarrhea and then I had sweaty […]

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Confession Mondays (2)

Hi, I am back again with my confession Mondays/ healing mondays if you prefer. So I have been taken by the phrase IKIGAI – so I am researching my purpose for life. Recently life has not been kind to me or maybe that’s just depression talking but I went from getting sick with the “flu” […]

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Last year in music

I love music a lot and one of the reasons i got through quarantine was that i had countless new music and i doscovered old songs for the first time as well. Soundcloud brought new hidden gems. Life could have been better but this was perfect. My favourite band released a new album that I […]

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I wonder

I sometimes wonder about a lot of things. I actually have a lot of time spent alone to have my mind wander around with nothing to do and end up wondering about things that I should have no business wondering about. I wonder how it feels to never know pain. Like emotional, chronic pain. The […]

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I miss you Dad

Dear Dad I really miss you. Today its raining again, I have not opened my curtains for the past two weeks, I am very low on energy but I can not take a break because I need to work to survive. I have to dad, I work so hard everyday, I put in long hours […]

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Mental health in my community

Living with mental illnesses can be a strain not only to the one suffering but to those around them as well. I have realised that many developed countries have accepted and adjusted so well to these illnesses and to dealing with them than in most African countries. Mental illnesses can range from depression to anxiety […]

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