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MAKING IT BETTER: Prioritising Your Mental Health in 2019

I am focussing on mental health in a direct way at this time for a few reasons. As we enter into the New year and a more manic period with the impending presidential elections, there are already signs that it will not be without some casualties, which will cover a wide spectrum. In addition to […]

Extrovert, Introvert, Ambivert

Extrovert, Introvert, Ambivert

You like to go out, but you’re not one to party so hard you close down the bar. At work, you share ideas in meetings and also feel for those who stay quiet. You don’t identify with your best friend who can chat with anyone for hours, but spending an entire weekend alone would make […]

How To Overcome The ‘Imposter’ Syndrome

How To Overcome The ‘Imposter’ Syndrome

Over the last weeks, I’ve been pondering on my struggle to accept that my success is earned and that I deserve to be where I am today. I’d heard of “Imposter Syndrome,” but I didn’t think that was what I was experiencing. I started digging deeper into this topic and learned great insights. Especially as […]

MAKING IT BETTER: When Do You Know You Need To Get Some Help?

Have you heard the expression you don’t have to be mad to have mental health problems? Well it is true and this is the case more so than ever in today’s fast paced society that we live in. Over the past few weeks you might have noticed I have laid emphasis in paying closer attention to people […]

Having a Healthy Mind

Having a Healthy Mind

How we think and feel can affect our emotional, mental and physical health. Learning to manage our anger, change our outlook on life or address psychological issues can help keep our mind active and healthy. Connect with others Put time and effort into building relationships with people around you — at work, at home, in […]

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith Speaks Against Mental Depression

Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her own struggle with mental health in the wake of last week’s reported suicides of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. Jada Smith Smith, star of the movie “Girls Trip,” wrote on Instagram Monday that “mental health is something we should practice daily,” not just when times get […]

MAKING IT BETTER: Talking About Suicides

Reading about the recent spate of suicides of celebrities in the UK and US has really struck a chord with me. It was only a few weeks ago I was writing about the increase in death of our younger generation. Hearing about the suicide of a very successful fashion designer, Kate Spade at 55 who […]

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

Whether you know it or not, you’ve been phubbed. “Phubbing” — snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone — may not be part of your everyday vocabulary, but it’s almost certainly part of your everyday life. Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled […]

Celebrating Women Should Go Beyond Human Rights

Celebrating Women Should Go Beyond Human Rights

As Tanzania joins the rest of the world in celebrating women’s day, we can all agree that despite the great efforts made in trying to make life easy for them, women still face a great number of challenges. A big chunk of them still face unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, pregnancy complications leading to death, fistula, […]

Organisations Urged To Promote Women’s Mental Health At Workplace

Organisations Urged To Promote Women’s Mental Health At Workplace

A group, Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED), Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) chapter, has charged organisations to promote the mental health of women at the workplace. It noted that mental health was vital to productivity, as most people were mentally unstable due to challenges at work and home.Speaking at WITED’s seminar entitled Women’s Mental […]

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