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VULNERABLE POST: What does depression look like

Depression looks like the girl who’s the life of the party— but when she gets home declines all incoming calls & goes into a downward spiral of self loathing & self deprecating. Looks like the guy who’s always making jokes— … Continue reading VULNERABLE POST: What does depression look like

BEFORE SHE DID IT

Let me tell you about my friend Efua. She is a very affable person. Almost everyone gravitates towards her. But of course she has those who hate her with a passion. She is kind and always ready to help. Efua is the ‘go to’ person for a lot of people and she always has a way of making everyone feel ‘better’ before leaving her presence. But unknown to many people, Efua was slipping deep into a dark hole. She had issues. A lot of issues!!! professional, family, financial etc. Though she is not the type that bottles up things, she … Continue reading BEFORE SHE DID IT

what exactly is Imposter Syndrome

Can we talk about impostor syndrome which is a challenge many people especially women faces through in their careers. But what is it exactly?⁠⁠Imposter Syndrome refers to an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. ⁠⁠To put it simply, imposter syndrome is the experience of feeling like a phony—you feel as though at any moment you are going to be found out as a fraud—like you don’t belong where you are, and you only got there through dumb luck. It can affect anyone no matter their social status, work background, skill … Continue reading what exactly is Imposter Syndrome