Suicide is almost a taboo topic in our community yet when one commits or attempts suicide they get our attention. “She is the girl or man one did not know anything about until she/he commits suicide. People who die of suicide do not want to end their lives they want to end their pain” While […]

Are you a family or friend to someone who is experiencing depression? The support of friends and family can play a very important role in someone recovering from depression. Family and friend support makes one feel less alone or isolated. Here are some tips for you; Be open about depression; Keep an open mind – […]

During depression you spend a lot of time alone. Getting out, being active and looking at yourself is the beginning of the healing process. If you spend a lot of time with your own thoughts, you are likely to keep slipping back to the low mood. Below are a few tips on sustaining the journey […]

“I try to keep active, even if that’s just getting out of bed, washed and ready before 10am, so that the days don’t become an endless blur of nothingness” Getting out of depression takes a lot of personal effort. Below are some of the tips that you could use to help you through; Keep active. […]

Most people Causes of depression vary a lot between different people, and for some people a combination of different factors may cause their depression. Some people find that they become depressed without any obvious reason. Note; It is not just negative experiences that cause depression, but how we deal with them. If you do not […]

We started off the year with great plans, jumped to February with great expectations of celebrating love and pushed to March with expectations. Many of us are happy with the progress, some are not there yet but are hopeful while others are feeling overwhelmed. They probably feel stressed. By all means stress is good because […]