mental health awareness

Depression: Signs and Symptoms

by Neseret on January 19, 2012

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know that just to be alive is a grand thing. ~ Agatha Christie ~ I was walking slowly¬†along a narrow bridge holding hands with my little girl. There were many people walking infront of us […]


Mental Health & Stigma – Know the Facts!

by Neseret on July 6, 2011

Stigma is ignorance. Stigma is fear. Stigma is guilt. Stigma is discrimination. Why is something so obviously wrong still so prevalent? The roots of stigma in our society are stubborn, reaching back to the beginnings of human history. Anyone whose behaviour was different was considered dangerous, and so those with mental diseases often became outcasts. […]


Normal is a Setting on a Washing Machine!

by Neseret on July 3, 2011

What is normal anyway? How do you define normal? To me mental health is a spectrum! The definition of spectrum is a condition that is not limited to a specific set of values but can vary infinitely within a continuum. Now that is more like what describes accurately¬†the human family – unique and infinitely diverse. […]