Dreams of a Better Future

Have you ever bonded with someone too quick? Almost too quick? And discovered a few weeks or months later that it was not the best idea to bond with this person at all? That there was too much pain there? Or anger? Whatever it was, it made you […]

Lwile the Leo on Personality-Changing-Pressure

I stumbled onto this blog-post and I really want to share it with you. I copy-pasted the whole post – but please go to Lwile the Leo’s blog and binge! You will love it. ——————————————————————————————————————- In 2014/2015 my BFF told me that firstborns are their mum’s best friends. […]

Kaari – a mother without a child

Kaari was 35 closing up on 36 when she realized that she may never have her own children. Not a single child from her body. She had never been married, not for lack of mates, rather lack of interest in the institution of marriage. There had been relationships, […]

Christine and Castro

I started writing this on the 18th of November. That is three weeks ago. You know how they speak about work-life balance? Well that is just hot-air because sometimes, work is the entirety of life. Additionally, life is work – the daily activity of living is hard work. […]

We don’t know them – and yet

I don’t know these women, yet, my heart is broken by their deaths. We have never met the children and they mean nothing to us. Why then does it feel like our collective souls were dragged into the children’s death. You know nothing about these murderous men or […]

Relationships in Histrionic Times

You know how people always talk about how ‘attention seeking’ we have become in this Facebook/Instagram generation?? We will post almost anything – even bodies in coffins – to get likes and sympathy. Or videos in compromising situations that should be private. Our bodies have become viral artwork […]

Good Health is the Greatest Blessing of all

The entrepreneur and author Phineas Taylor Barnum said: “The foundation of success in life is good health: that is the substratum fortune; it is also the basis of happiness. A person cannot accumulate a fortune very well, or seek happiness when he/she is sick.” He should know. Many […]

One Day I Will Write About The Love I Lost

By Camistare She loved me enough to walk away, loved me so deeply to let go for that is how she put it. I always thought if she ever left I would die and I was right because when she left I died to all that I ever […]

10 things I Know about Bipolar Disorder

Did you ever meet someone who spoke about something and you thought: “I have heard about it, but I know so little about it!” A couple of months ago, one of our members spoke about his/her bipolar journey and triggered my learn more process. I knew the basics, […]

Postpartum Depression – Chebet’s Story

Chebet’s story, written in her own words. Chebet finally gathered the courage to share her story about post partum depression. She first shared it on whatsApp where she received lots of feedback. She found out that 15 of her contacts had gone through postpartum depression too. Confirming our […]