Grief; Loss and Pain.

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, 

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Oscar Pistorius, the embattled South African sprint runner and Olympic athlete who has been involved in what can be termed the world’s most televised trial of the 21st century, appeared at North Gauteng High Court this morning after a three-and-a-half year legal battle. Oscar Pistorius repeatedly shot his 29-year-old model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, after she barricaded herself 

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MIND THE GAP X: Divorce or Death?

Here is another traumatic story from our Mind the GAP X Series. The story of Akolade Arowolo is one of the well-known stories in Nigeria.  He was a former Youth Pastor who killed his wife in 2011, and is now serving a death sentence in Prison in Nigeria. His wife had complained regularly to everyone that 

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Job Loss/Business Failure – Dealing With Bankruptcy

On our daily Wisdom Nuggets For Today, we have been discussing ”Reasons why people go Bankrupt”. We also found that more individuals declare for bankruptcy than businesses as nearly 97% of bankruptcy filings are done by individuals. Today, we will look at Job Loss or Business Failure as another reason why people go bankrupt.

BOBBI KRISTINA – The Silent Thief Strikes Again

As we continue to talk about LOVE this month, let’s not only think about LOVE in the regard of Romance and the Valentine Season “LOVE is Life and a Life Saver” – The Catalyst Let’s BEaWARE of the world’s Deadliest Silent KILLER …. DEPRESSION which is Triggered by a Life and Sense of Unhappiness; Sadness; 

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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) 

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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 

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