• I came across this picture a few hours ago and it really resonated with me. Sometimes I do not have enough time during the day to do what I need to, I find myself working into the early hours of morning and […]

  • My first thought was to say I am sorry for disgracing you by addressing my depression publicly, but after giving it some thought, I feel I owe you no apologies.

    I am not sorry for realising that something […]

  • Experiencing depression can be very overwhelming to the sufferer and to close family and friends.

    We all have moments of feeling down or sad but if these emotions persist over a long period of time or become […]

  • Thank you very much for your comment and for sharing. I am happy that more and more people are accepting that people from all walks of life can suffer from depression and that its not a condition for the […]


    In our everyday lives we take so many things for granted.

    We storm off to work after an argument, ignore text messages from loved ones, hold grudges and don’t make up after disagreements because tomorrow is […]

  • As the clocks struck at midnight and we joined hands to sing Auld Lang Syne, I took a moment to reflect on my year.

    2017 was a year of highs and lows for me but mainly lows. It was an eye opener which helped me […]


    Depression does not discriminate against race, gender, religious beliefs, financial status, age, and gender. As a black African woman that has experienced depression both personally and professionally, […]

  • Dear friend

    The last few months have been a roller coaster, constantly turning and not stopping.

    I watched my days turn into nights, nights back into days – a walking zombie, doing so much yet achieving so […]

  • Depression: Is it Treatable? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 121 million people worldwide are affected by depression every year. However, less than 25% have access to effective treatment. […]

  • Depression is a mood disorder depicted by low mood and a wide range of other possible symptoms, which will vary from person to person. It is an illness that can develop progressively or rapidly and can be brought […]

  • If you’re reading this because you’re having suicidal thoughts, try to ask someone for help. It may be difficult at this time, but it’s important to know you’re not beyond help and you’re not alone.

    Talking to […]


    That feeling you get when you hear your doorbell ring as you just sit down to have dinner or to watch your favourite TV show,  when you are not expecting anyone, is exactly how I feel when my phone rings and i […]