Exactly where you are- by Puleng

I have never been to therapy, I have never been formally diagnosed with depression, but if you were to ask if I know what depression feels like, the answer would be yes. I know that I have felt emotions that made me feel like, being me is the worst thing a human being can be.Continue reading “Exactly where you are- by Puleng”

Brokenness brings healing

Hi folks When we are broken and are aware of it, it can come with shame and a distorted sense of identity. What shame does is it attaches itself to our identity- how we see ourselves and how we value ourselves. It pushes us to define ourselves by that shameful past or bad seasons inContinue reading “Brokenness brings healing”

Be kind to yourself

Hi folks, One of the things that magnify some mental health issues is what we say to ourselves, the internal conversations we have are critical and should be monitored closely. Today, I want to chat about showing grace to yourself. Merriam Webster dictionary defines grace as the disposition to or an act or instance ofContinue reading “Be kind to yourself”

The power of forgiveness

Matthew 18:21, 22. Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.” Hi folks, Today I want to reflect on the giftContinue reading “The power of forgiveness”

Layers of healing

Hi folks, I heard one of the greatest female ministers, Joyce Meyer say, “Not all pain is bad”. This statement blessed me, and I am starting to realize just how true this is. A lot of times when God allows us to go through the pain and difficult times, we question His loyalty to us.Continue reading “Layers of healing”

Give yourself permission

Hi folks Do you realize how much power you have been given by God to live a meaningful life? There are a lot of things that we cannot control such as pandemics, disappointments, retrenchments, heartbreaks, etc. however, there are many other things that are within our control that can determine the quality of life weContinue reading “Give yourself permission”

Healing- by Zandile

My healing journey started in 2004/5 after I heard a sermon on Psalm 103: 1-5 “who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” The speaker went on to speak about how the eagle is renewed. How it sheds its beak, talons, and feathers and that after severalContinue reading “Healing- by Zandile”

Growth- by Ndileka Mbina

Growth is a stage or condition in increasing, developing, or maturing (Merriam Webster Dictionary). In general, growth means self-improvement of your skills, personal qualities, knowledge, outlook, and goals; whenever you seek to better yourself in any way. For me, personal growth can be anything that helps you go after your best self. Why is personalContinue reading “Growth- by Ndileka Mbina”

How quickly do you want to heal?

Hi folks, I recently looked up the word resilient and found that the Merriam Webster dictionary defines it as an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change. The word easily caught my attention and encouraged me further as I wrote this blog post. Resilience is associated with lower rates of depressionContinue reading “How quickly do you want to heal?”

Who told you that?

Hi folks, I have been reflecting on how many lies we end up believing just because a more prominent society has said something about our worth or identity. I know I have been victim to this believing all the negativity that was thrown my way. People are allowed to present themselves as they wish butContinue reading “Who told you that?”