Music silences you. When I put on those headphones my mind gives up it’s power and all the brain activity synchronises with the melody. Music takes me wherever It wants to go, mental illness is swept up and swirling around my mind unable to find its grip. Isn’t music wonderful? A masterpiece with each instrument […]Read more "Music and Mental Illness"
#TeamLightskin, #Teamdarkskin we are one yet polarising ourselves. Comparing ourselves to others but not seeing the best within ourselves. Who’s blackness is not black enough to be respected and accepted within the community. Women, when we look at someone with lighter skin and think “they’re more beautiful” and we let that insecurity grow and manifest its ugly roots in contempt […]Read more "Calling All Women: Why do we tear each other down?"
Being black leaves little room for imperfectionRead more "Why it’s different being Black and having mental illness: Black woman woes"
“Not the kind of wake up yawn that vocalizes the begrudging acceptance that you’ve been taken from the comfort of sleep, rather the one of realization that are being brought back to consciousness.”Read more "The reason I chose to start taking Antidepressants"
“Will I ever be able to articulate this slavery? Mental bondage, manipulation through guilt, why it has manifested in my mind”?Read more "The war between spirituality and intrusive thoughts – My OCD"
“It’s ironic the amount of rationality that goes into irrational thinking”.Read more "Putting off suicidal urges – The waiting game."
“Empathy laced with severe sadness for what beautiful life depression took away.”Read more "To the man who lived next door: what it feels like to know someone who took their own life."