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Month: May 2020

I ignored the signs of mental illness.

I ignored the signs of mental illness.

A message for all my fire service colleagues and you too. IF you’ve ignored the signs of mental illness., it could spell trouble down the road. In my last post, […]

When the fog rolls in

When The Fog Rolls In

Often times, when the fog rolls in it grips you so tightly that you can't escape. Sometimes the best line of defence you have is to do nothing.

I came alive at thirty-five


For most of my life, I pushed aside any notion of being ill. It was not until I had to leave work did face it. Thankfully, I came alive at thirty-five.

End of another chapter

End of another chapter

last wekk, I closed anothr chapter in my healing journey. What can you learn from it? read on my friends.

opportunity for a reboot

Opportunity for a reboot

So far, 2020 has exposed us to some of the harshest realities. Chief among them is the reminder that while we think we are the drivers of our own destinies, […]

Depression's mindset

Depression’s mindset

When we are in the middle of a depressive episode, it seems like it has its own language. I feel like this is depression's mindset.


What lies at the center

The other day, a friend kindly pointed out that my battle with PTSD is not a sprint but rather a long and painful marathon. While I know this to be […]

Hijacked by anxiety

Hijacked by anxiety.

Why we sometimes falsely think we hate ourselves. As of late, I have found myself slowly accumulating angst – anxiety that goes far above and beyond my daily battle with […]


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