depression

 
A poison by any other name
A poison by any other name
A young man in his 30s came to see me, desperately wanting to save his marriage.
End the stigma of mental illness
End the stigma of mental illness
The world faces an epidemic of mental health problems that cuts across borders, economies and cultures, and carries a stigma that leaves people...
Shoki Mokgapa had her sights on an international career
Shoki Mokgapa had her sights on an international career
Actress Shoki Mokgapa who has starred in films such as Sew The Winter To My Skin, SINK and can currently be seen in the TV drama...
Could you WhatsApp your way to better mental health?
Could you WhatsApp your way to better mental health?
A circle of bright red and green plastic chairs and a pull-up banner are the only signs that a meeting is planned in the schoolhouse in Ikeja, the...
Lessons from Doornkop: Ways of coping with poverty
Lessons from Doornkop: Ways of coping with poverty
Community and government efforts to improve lives in Doornkop, or “Snake Park”, Soweto, is the theme of a new book launched by the residents...
If you possess these 10 qualities, you might be a good fit for a high-stress job
If you possess these 10 qualities, you might be a good fit for a high-stress job
“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s too blue,...
Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?
Do 1 in 5 Nigerian adults really suffer from long-term depression?
In casting a spotlight on suicide in Nigeria, a national newspaper identified depression as a key factor.
It’s not just a woman thing
It’s not just a woman thing
My girlfriend Lauren fell pregnant with her first child soon after tying the knot. She and her husband were elated about the baby, until the little...
Slice of life: Boarding through the bullets
Slice of life: Boarding through the bullets
I started a longboard group for girls in Lavender Hill in March last year. We meet every Sunday, and on the one day, we were boarding when we heard...
You should eat your words
You should eat your words
"You’ve gained SO much weight, girl! You’re fat now and it’s not a good look, hey.”
By the grace of you
By the grace of you
Since meeting in high school 12 years ago, Puleng and I have seen each other through heartbreaks, loss, brokeness and pretty much every horrid and...
More nature equals less obesity and depression
More nature equals less obesity and depression
Humanity now stands on top of nature, either smashing it or carefully curating it into designated spaces. Cement replaces green fields of grassland....

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