Why Are We Afraid?

Why Are We Afraid?

It is interesting that we are interdependent beings, and yet we are afraid of each other. Why are we afraid of people? A question that has plagued my mind for years. I deliver Public Speaking, Confidence Building and Mental Health Awareness Training, and I do this...
Perspective and Control

Perspective and Control

I have found that managing my mental health can be tricky, and it involves constantly taking care and looking after myself. I guess, it only makes sense that this would be the case considering that this is what we do with our physical health. I tend to suffer from the...
Stigma, A Barrier to Recovery!

Stigma, A Barrier to Recovery!

The dictionary defines stigma as a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. Judging from this definition, I am certain that this is a word that none of us would like to be associated with and will do whatever we can to protect...
Stress – 7 Questions That Can Help!

Stress – 7 Questions That Can Help!

Stress is what we feel when we have to respond to a demand on our energy. Scientifically put, it is what happens inside of our bodies when adrenalin is released from the adrenal glands causing our hearts to beat faster. If this happens now and again, it is alright but...
People – At the Heart of Things!

People – At the Heart of Things!

As I reflect on my life, I find myself pondering on what really matters. Many things have come to mind but the most significant of them all has been ‘PEOPLE’. As simple as that! People are important in all areas of our lives, and the impact that each individual can...
Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

Hmmm… Mental Health Matters! What could this possibly mean? Is this saying that mental health should matter to us? Is it suggesting that we should look into matters around the issue of mental health? Whatever this statement means, one thing is clear. Mental Health as...