2021-05-07Justine /Oaes The recent loss of a young South African celebrity prompted a mental health discussion on social media. The statement “we are a sad generation with happy pictures” frequented social media during that time. View more
2021-05-21Justine /Oaes There is an assumption, particularly among black communities, that children and adolescents are immune from mental health challenges. This misconception is informed by a false notion that mental health challenges only happen to those with adult responsibilities, such as paying bills. View more
2021-06-04Justine /Oaes In concluding the commemoration of Mental Health Month, which was May, and in light of the ongoing mental health awareness conversations that are ignited by the current pandemic, I would like to shift the lens on self-compassion – the ability to understand, accept and love the self. View more
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