Category Archives for Mental Helath

Madness? No one is Mad

Growing up I was taught that ‘madness can’t be wished for in a child but interesting to see’. Who taught me? The society did. Who makes the society? You and I. I took this saying like an emblem until I grew old to understand. I didn’t just grow to know this wasn’t palatable and true […]

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Depression Traps and way out

Depression often cmes as a trap sometimes. When Orion Lyonesse is getting depressed, she turns into a hermit. She doesn’t want to leave the house (not even to pick up the mail), and she cuts off contact with her friends and family. “The more I’m alone, the deeper the depression gets,” Lyonesse, an artist and […]

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Depression: An introduction to Depression

Depression in itself is of various types with different names. In fact, a senior friend of mine in the field of mental health classified depression into two namely; Clinical and colloquial. In this post, I will focus on 3 of the types : Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) This is a period of major depression that […]

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Feeding Your Brain for mental health

Feeding is as key as life itself. We must however know that when we eat, we must not just eat for growth but also for our mental health. Every October 10 is celebrated as World Mental Health Day and this year, the theme is : ‘Dignity in Mental Health-Psychological & Mental Health First Aid for All’. Studies […]

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