We all have big dreams. Big visions that drive and motivate us to work and do better in our lives. I mean, a man without a dream is as good as dead, right? I always had big dreams for myself. When younger, I wanted to be a nurse and care for the sick and wounded; … Continue reading Delusions of Grandeur
I am binge watching Marcella on Netflix and I just finished season one. The show is about a woman, Marcella, a former detective who quit her job and became a stay at home mom to raise her children. She does this for several years until a familiar case she worked on before, resurfaces after years … Continue reading Dissociative Identity Disorder and how to recognize it!
Do you remember Lt.Dan in Forrest Gump? The one who came back from the war crippled? He blames Forrest for saving him and after they come home, he is seen struggling with the impacts of war. He engages in self-destructive behavior, is reckless and is usually angry. In Iron Man 3, Tony Stark struggles with … Continue reading All you need to know about PTSD!!
Ever wondered why your concentration or that of your child is so poor? Back in university, I would go to the library to study, for exams, because catch me dead any other day, and I would never last 30 minutes!! My study partner would wonder why I’m not taking my education seriously and I told … Continue reading You just might have ADHD!!
Ever woke up and felt so tired and demoralized to go to work? Ever just wished that you could quit your crappy job but you had no option? Or funny yet, ever wondered if you could get away with punching your boss or workmate in the face? Yes? Then you might be going through workplace … Continue reading Workplace Induced Stress
Bess had always been self-conscious about her body. She always cared a bit too much about how she looked. Her weight was always a constant worry for her. She would eat little, or sometimes nothing as she never wanted to pack in the pounds. When she looked in the mirror, she was fat, ugly and … Continue reading Do you have an eating disorder?
I am totally and utterly afraid of heights; like I get dizzy when I go up a very long flight of stairs. The thought of me falling and dying gives me the chills. So it’s safe to say that I have a phobia of heights! Did you know that phobias are categorized as a type … Continue reading What’s your Phobia?
Anxiety is a mental disorder that can affect anyone in society. It can be treated and managed and one can live a normal life.
Despite the stigma that surrounds anything mental health, there are a few brave souls that still get the strength and courage to talk, encourage, and inspire about their mental conditions. The awareness they bring is one that is unrivaled. We get to learn, understand, and handle issues of mental health easily by just paying more … Continue reading Grace Wairimu; Strength Unwavered
In recent years, the numbers on mental health issues have been on the rise in Kenya. According to a study on ‘The State on Mental Health in Kenya’ by Dr. Kamau Kanyoro, it states that at least one in every four Kenyans suffers from a mental illness at one point in their lives; this is … Continue reading Understanding Mental Health