Dec 17, Your Move

Patience is a Virtue

This is my gift to you for the festive period Patience is a virtue, is a motto that I have had to learn and put into practise over the last 2 years or so. Since I left university in the summer of 2015, I feel that things have been moving slowly for me. Following the […]

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Dec 17, Your Move

Pure Helps To Cure CIC

Tell us a bit about your organisation Pure Helps To Cure CIC is a community interest company. It’s all about raising awareness of everything natural that can help prevent and alleviate both physical and mental health problems. What inspired you to start?/Where did the idea come from? The journey all started with my own personal […]

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Nov 17, Your World

Street Evangelism?

I love long uninterrupted journeys after a long day at work with some mood related music. It’s the perfect opportunity to listen to a favourite album, song, playlist or that new album you have been planning to listen to all week but just couldn’t find the time. But… Somebody starts bellowing in the distance…the words […]

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Oct 17, Your Culture

Prayer Over Practice

As someone brought up into an African-Christian home, I viewed many things through the lens of spirituality. This was very helpful to me and became a comforting coping mechanism for trauma; however, it robbed me of great reasoning. For example, if someone suffered from heart failure, I’d pay little attention to the fact that their […]

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Jun 17, Uncategorized, Your World

The Black Mind

We are one people, descendants of champions united not just by a history but a common destiny for greatness. We are Pan-Africanists in the diaspora wide spread falling apart at the white man’s burden. Destroying ourselves with ignorance, pushing away feelings because we must fight a battle of colour, a battle we cannot win unless […]

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Mar 17, Your Culture

Keep your mental health top priority at university

Your mind is racing. Sitting in front of a blank word document; responsibilities weighing heavy on your shoulders, the only thing in the fridge is leftover takeaway and you’re just about ready to burst. What do you do? Despite media and television painting university students as liberal alcoholics, there is depth to the uni experience. […]

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Jan 17, Your Culture

Top tips to improve your self-esteem

Hi, my name’s Tevin Vassell and I made a thread on improving self esteem and here’s some of my points on how too.  Be your own person. What I mean by that is, don’t live to please anybody cause you can’t please everyone, even if you tried too. Please don’t be the person to do […]

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Feb 16, Your World

#SayHerName

Another case of Police brutality hit the news last week, however unlike the many stories of brutality against black men in America, this was an act of violence against a black British female. Sarah Reed suffered from Mental ill health after the death of her new born child in 2003. In 2012 she made her […]

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