Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

  When I sit and think about the mental health landscape in South Africa, I am somewhat impressed with where we are as a country in becoming more aware of this growing predicament. This makes me excited about the future and the change yet still to take place in disseminating the stigma that surrounds mental … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month: A Love Story of Pain, Purpose and Faith by Babalwa Nkente

You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

  Growing up, I had no real concept of what depression or any kind of mental disorder was. I began having some understanding when I started to have panic attacks when I was 18 and in my final year of high school. These episodes were periodic, mainly around exam time.   I would have episodes … Continue reading You’re Not The Only One by Larissa Subira

Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi

  Becoming 'Norma Natural' has been a difficult, lonely yet fulfilling process. I was exhausted one Sabbath evening and as I lay on my bed I tried to figure out what it was that had me so tired on a day I should be feeling rejuvenated. Didn't the answer come pouring like an open tap.....I was … Continue reading Guest Post: Why Your Life May Need To Fall Apart by Norma Mzizi

Guest Post: Dealing With Disappointment When We Move In Faith by Rumbidzayi Dube

I am a thinker, a wonderer. When I am overwhelmed with thoughts and emotions, I find writing helps relieve the pressure like an acupuncture of the soul. I ‘recently’ took a step in faith. Well, it has been a journey of 20 odd months in the making with each stage requiring that I move in … Continue reading Guest Post: Dealing With Disappointment When We Move In Faith by Rumbidzayi Dube