April is PMDD awareness month, but what exactly is PMDD?
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It’s out there but…boys are easier to raise
Boys may seem easier to raise, but is that because they need less guidance or is it that they get no guidance, need it though they may?
The overwhelming moments…jaded
I cannot write because I’m jaded. We live in a society full of echo chambers, polarity of thought and fixed firm opinions. There is much to learn, yet little desire to unlearn. I am jaded.
This is work…my garden depression
What is depression? And is depression the same as a depressive disorder? Why is mental illness trendy now?
It’s out there but… On self-confidence
Confidence, I have learnt, matters more in this world than staying in one’s laying. Dare to be confident, whether it is real or fake…no one will know the difference.
So last month I got my second tattoo
So last month I got a second tattoo and it got me thinking about bodily autonomy
This is work…prescribed medication, traditional medicine
western medication, with its faults, is often hailed as the holy grail, whereas traditional medication is often demonized. Is there a world in which the two are brought together harmoniously, or are all things African bad?
It’s out there but…talking about suicide
Do you ever think about the futility of life, of death? It’s a bit out there but, I had a candid conversation with friends about suicide, and found a new lease on life
The overwhelming moments…fathers
Who has daddy issues? Not me, not I, no ma’am
So I went to a wedding
In today’s modern world, what of the institution of marriage? What goes into planning a wedding? And how did tossing the bouquet begin?