An Inconvenience

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It was on a Thursday evening, 9th August 2012, when I went to a digs party off-campus with a couple of my friends. I had a vague plan of how I wanted to end it that night, of how I would kill myself (I'm not going to disclose what that entailed). This was a significant … Continue reading An Inconvenience

I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

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In their wake suicides leave a lot of pain, confusion and sometimes mystery. No matter how devastating suicides are there is something that can be learned from them. That is what I discovered in the last four years when I lost my two friends and a cousin to suicide. Quality of life. One of the … Continue reading I Lost Loved Ones to Suicide, Here’s What I Learned.

The Neurological Reason Depressed People Can’t Stop Being Negative

Depressed people are notorious for dwelling on the negative. A lot of people often think that it is something they can snap out of if they try hard enough, despite ample information on the Internet and other resources informing people that depressed individuals can’t simply change their attitude. There is a neurological reason for this. … Continue reading The Neurological Reason Depressed People Can’t Stop Being Negative

Pyre of Envy I: Friends

Friendships, we never know when they start and we can’t predict how they’ll end either. We hope they’ll never end. Then, once in a while, an end comes, unsuspected and unexpected, far from pretty or the usual growing-apart, changing the lives of all involved forever. *** Friday late afternoon, a bulk of Scarlet University students … Continue reading Pyre of Envy I: Friends

Pyre of Envy XII: Same Old, Same Old

​As they walked into the bookstore a bell dinged. After a quick scan, they noticed they were one of the few customers inside the store, the environment was tranquil and cool. Just the way Rolemn preferred it. Busy stores made him uneasy, he’d always feel like he was bound to screw something up and that … Continue reading Pyre of Envy XII: Same Old, Same Old