Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me. —Susan Polis Schutz

Dear Reader, I've cried a lot this week. It took me back to the time when I was sixteen and have been diagnosed with depression. With counselling and the right treatment, I've managed to crawl out of that dark hole. I've sworn to myself: "Never again!" A promise that I've always managed to keep so … Continue reading Getting better from depression demands a lifelong commitment. I’ve made that commitment for my life’s sake and for the sake of those who love me. —Susan Polis Schutz

Time and reflection change the sight little by little ’till we come to understand. – Paul Cezanne

Dear Reader, Getting retrenched leaves you with a mixture of emotions: fear, anger, shock, bereavement.... Looking back over the past 7 months, I believe I should have done things differently. I think we tend to panic - worrying about how to survive financially. And getting into a frenzy of activity without stopping to think what … Continue reading Time and reflection change the sight little by little ’till we come to understand. – Paul Cezanne

There’s nothing wrong with having a bad day. Let yourself feel those emotions because every emotion is validated. – Iskra Lawrence

Dear Reader, Life is hard! And sometimes you land up in situations not of your own making! Unemployment is a harsh reality in South Africa, especially if it is you who is in this situation! If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts, you will know that I’ve been retrenched in 2018 after working … Continue reading There’s nothing wrong with having a bad day. Let yourself feel those emotions because every emotion is validated. – Iskra Lawrence