Why Falz’s Latest Video is Critical for Our Society Today

Depression, Suicide and Substance Abuse seem to suddenly be on the rise in Nigeria today mainly amongst the youth. Some say it’s the result of foreign influence. However, research has shown that what we are currently experiencing as a nation, is the result of our negligence, ignorance and lack of acceptance of the real issues […]

DEPRESSION – What is the Real Value of Life?

Depression, death and suicide are heavily linked together. Again just last week, we were suddenly jolted to the reality of depression, hopelessness and how it leads to suicide. Olisa Nwakobi,  just like many of us was a husband, son, uncle and father of a 10 year old who until his death was a banker.  To many, […]

DEPRESSION: 12 Most Common Symptoms and How You Can Combat It

So, we talked about depression yesterday but how do you know you or someone close to you is depressed? Here are the most common symptoms of depression. 1) Persistent sad or empty feeling. 2) Difficulty sleeping (sleeping too much or too little). 3) Insomnia (early morning awakening). 4) Feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, and worthlessness. 5) […]

ROBIN WILLIAMS: Robbed by the Silent Thief

I woke up this morning to news of  actor and comedian Robin Williams’ death  (suicide by asphyxiation).   And you wonder, is anybody happy these days? Robin Williams made everyone laugh and his high energy at times masked his personal struggles. “He had been battling severe depression of late,” Mara Buxbaum, his rep said in a […]