Easy mental health ideas from our team: no stigma here!

Mental health is something our team talks about often and we’re all passionate about more open conversations on the topic. There’s no stigma here!

On this World Suicide Prevention Day, we wanted to share some of the strategies that have helped us on our individual mental wellness journeys.

This is the kind of journey that has no final destination: it’s a constant work-in-progress. But it’s the kind of ‘work’ that can actually become a joy and a pleasure.

We hope that in sharing, you get affirmation that you’re not alone, and that you also get some inspiration to explore on your own journey. Continue reading “Easy mental health ideas from our team: no stigma here!”

#justformechallenge: how to enjoy 28 days of me-time this February

In August 2017, 7 weeks after my son was born, time for self-care – actually, time for anything, other than looking after Leko – seemed like the biggest luxury in the world. 

So I gave myself a challenge: commit to doing something for myself, every day of the coming month.

Doing things with a community of like-minded people is always amazing and so I roped in Afri-love Women and others to join in. Sharing helped with accountability, motivation and inspiration. 

Let’s do it again!

After the success of that challenge, I’ve decided to run another, this February. 

I’ve tweaked a few things, this time around. For those who like a bit of structure, the following are some specific prompts. There are 28 so you could very well choose one for each day of the month: Continue reading “#justformechallenge: how to enjoy 28 days of me-time this February”

An invitation to the road less travelled

I am always awed by how things come together and at the appropriate time.

My decision to talk about the road less travelled in August was rather arbitrary. It’s my birthday month and choosing the more uncharted and less understood path, is something that has coloured many of my years thus far. So I thought I’d celebrate that somehow.

Continue reading “An invitation to the road less travelled”