#EndSARS: My Experience as an Online Protester

This past week has had me on a rollercoaster of emotions. Pain. Anger. Sorrow. Frustration. Despair. From hearing people speak up about their ordeals in the hands of SARS operatives to seeing graphic images and watching horrifying videos of extra-judicial killings masterminded by this infamous unit, I have felt these emotions over and over again.

At first, I felt guilty for feeling all of these things because while it was clear that I needed a break, I honestly didn’t think I had a right to one. I thought it selfish to step back when there were people at the frontlines risking their lives. … More #EndSARS: My Experience as an Online Protester

Why Mental Health is a Big Deal

The state of our mental health affects not just our thinking but our feelings and behavior as well. The way we behave is the way we relate to other people, so this leads me to the conclusion that mental health has quite a large part to play in the health of our day-to-day relationships. Being mentally healthy makes you more compassionate, understanding and emotionally available for the people in your life. … More Why Mental Health is a Big Deal

Help! I Can’t Stop!

It is a pity that people who get trapped in addictive habits or behaviour eventually find out that overcoming it is more challenging than expected or can be handled.

Getting into addiction is easier than getting out of it. It can take years of being faced with the negative consequences of addiction before one would realize that it is causing significant problems. … More Help! I Can’t Stop!

Understanding Depression

When the word depression is mentioned, our minds picture a sad demeanor with frequent mood swings and sluggish act. Some people believe that depression is mere sadness, therefore when you are sad, it means you are depressed. Depression is totally different from being sad, unfulfilled, and grief. Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel.  … More Understanding Depression