This year we focus on those who provide mental health care and social welfare. Our team and NGO communities have been rocked in the past year by changes beyond our control. Our own traumas and triggers and our own lives. Often we focus on the clients we serve, usually to the detriment of ourselves. This […]
Have you ever had those whispers telling you that you will never amount to anything? Or that the world is a much better place without you? Sometimes I feel like that. I don’t feel as if I deserve my qualification, […]
If you’ve been following my journey, you’d know that I am a medical intern in South Africa. Working in a health system that’s so overloaded is incredibly strenuous, but more so when you come in with impairments you have no control over. I was diagnosed with seronegative rheumatoid arthritis a little over a year ago […]
“Maybe I really could push through without them and employ the famous ‘mind over matter strategy’ and to ‘just be more positive’.
Please, don’t do that to yourself. You deserve better – and I’m saying that as someone who has been down that road and heard it all before.”
On days like today l feel betrayed by my own body and mind.
How do we cope with COVID, and why resilience is so important? More than a year we had been living under COVID 19, you be friend with it already? Or you are still struggling in coping with it? And find yourself very stressful and hyper-vigilant. Here are some tips and skills on how you could […]