A year and I still feel like that lost boy!

So a full year has almost past, since the day I swallowed so many pills and eventually landed up in a psychiatric hospital. I have had up days and down days and this past month with the COVID19 pandemic, I feel like I have been having more of a down day then an up day. … Continue reading A year and I still feel like that lost boy!

Stuck – where to now?

So as the world comes to terms that COVID19 is the worse epidemic to hit us since the H1N1 Swine Flu, there is many people sitting wondering what the future holds for them. I am one of these individuals but what can we do, absolutely nothing. This epidemic is out of our hands and all … Continue reading Stuck – where to now?

The Universe has it’s plan for everyone

I have been sick the past two days, filled with stress with my upcoming trip and other things bugging my mind. I have tried to be a positive individual this year but when darkness keeps pulling you down, and trying to drag you away from the light....you can’t help but feel helpless. I have been … Continue reading The Universe has it’s plan for everyone

Positive Thinking and the Wonders it attracts!

So as mentioned in my previous blog, I am on a journey to reset my mind from a negative state to a positive state. How am I doing this? Well I will be honest it’s not easy but practicing the teachings of the book The Secret is my guidance. I am trying to give myself … Continue reading Positive Thinking and the Wonders it attracts!

A psychotic episode, made me feel like I was going insane.

As we sat around the table on Saturday night, I grinned and smiled at each one of my guests, who had traveled across the border to attend my Birthday all the way in Swaziland. We were a total of 11 guests (including myself) seated around a special table that was assembled in the dinning area, … Continue reading A psychotic episode, made me feel like I was going insane.

Exam Stress – Student disposes of papers

So News broke this week (2 Days ago to be precise), about a student with sever stress. The headlines read: "Matric exams at a KwaZulu-Natal school literally went down the toilet when a pupil feeling the stress of the ongoing finals took an unusual step in trying to have her paper postponed." The base of … Continue reading Exam Stress – Student disposes of papers

We Need to be teaching mental health in schools!

So in South Africa there is this STIGMA around Mental Health and I have decided enough is enough. As children we are brought up without knowing anything about mental health, because to discuss it means we really have to start accepting it and acknowledging that people can have mental breakdowns and disorders. Now I am … Continue reading We Need to be teaching mental health in schools!

Stress Factors – which ones are effecting you?

So Generation Y (better known as Millennials) are individuals born between 1981 and 1996 (meaning this year you are currently between the ages of 23 to 38). So according to an article by Janet Adam and Paul Overberg, this generation are approaching middle age in worse financial shape than every living generation ahead of them. … Continue reading Stress Factors – which ones are effecting you?