The post below is a reblog of sorts. One of the founding members of Our Lived Experience, Yvette had stopped writing a while back. In fact, she’s been floating in […]
Hello everyone, I never imagined that a day would come where I had to say goodbye to one of my colleagues. I never imagined that I would sit on my […]
Worried about suicidal messages online? Click here By Pieter van Zyl on June 19, 2016 “I can’t go on like this any more. The light at the end of the […]
April is known to be Fools’ month but our topic today is no joke. Suicide is a very personal topic hence we don’t like to talk about it. The idea […]
I wanted this image to be one of power and not pathos. Two years ago I was burning myself to shit, bound to the lonely confines of bipolar disorder. I […]
Based on the following article: “American tertiary clinic-referred bipolar II disorder compared to bipolar I disorder: More severe in multiple ways, but less severe in a few other ways” Dell’Osso, […]
South African born artist, Yvette Beneke talks of her experiences with depression and life after her suicide attempt.
“When people ask me why Nkanyezi chose suicide I tell them he is the only one who knows,” Magubane tells me. “I have learnt to live without these questions being […]
Light a candle on September the 10th.
Before I add his text, I’d like to briefly tell you how I met Katekani. We went to the same university and studied in the same faculty, but we didn’t […]