Mental Health Awareness Month – Warimi Karogo

My name is Warimi Karogo. I am 18 years old and fresh out of high school with my whole life ahead of me. I am an aspiring actress, a feminist, a poet and a mental health advocate. When I was 15 I was diagnosed with depression. I was given a variety of antidepressants over a … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – Warimi Karogo

Mental Health Awareness Month – Murage Macharia

Proudly Bipolar I don’t want to tell another hackneyed story about how mental illness makes my life so dysfunctional. I think that point is important, but only as long as it educates and helps people understand how to help one deal with the dysfunctional aspects of mental illness. I want to talk about how exercise … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – Murage Macharia

Mental Health Awareness Month – Nyambura Kinyanjui

“You can’t be everything to everyone, some aspects of your life will have to bear the brunt.” I’ve paraphrased, because, comprehension. This is a statement said by Rama, a father in a Kenyan YouTube Family channel called “The Green Calabash”. Many a times he’s said this statement on his socials but on this day, as I was … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – Nyambura Kinyanjui

Mental Health Awareness Month – Wanjiru Mugenda

My name is Wanjiru Mugenda, a 20 year old chubby girl who has fought depression for the last 3 years and here’s my story. 2017 started as a very exciting year for me especially because it was my last year in high school. The plan was to finish school with a bang, until February 2017 … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – Wanjiru Mugenda

Guest Post – Judy Kaguchia

Stop Comparing Yourself To Others Do you know what the best way to feel shitty about yourself is? Comparing yourself to others. Every day we come across people who seem to have their lives together. A seemingly better job, a better relationship, better body, better apartment etc. You look at them and you feel like … Continue reading Guest Post – Judy Kaguchia

Guest Post – Kare and Stewie

The beginning: The year is 2012 and Facebook groups are a real thing where people connect and talk about things they care about intimately. Kare and Stewie are part of such a group called Sub-zero Rock Maniacs (thank God for rock music!). There they talk about the songs and bands they love- some Breaking Benjamin … Continue reading Guest Post – Kare and Stewie

Guest Post – Miriam Mwihaki Ndirangu

October, yet another month of breast cancer awareness, marked in countries across the world with the aim of increasing attention and support for awareness, early diagnosis, and treatment as well as palliative care for women and men facing this disease. Statistics have it that in every 8 women, 1 will be diagnosed with breast cancer. … Continue reading Guest Post – Miriam Mwihaki Ndirangu