[Skunkworks] [OT] About Mental Wellness

Alvin Ochola ajochola at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 17:56:30 EAT 2018


Let's continue this offline bro.

You have a lot to learn spiritually.

Regards,

Alvin

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 at 17:53, Ben M <leobenkim at gmail.com> wrote:

> Alvin,
> I don't know how to properly respond to the link you just sent me. I'm
> taking into consideration this thread is visible to everyone in skunkworks.
>
> Mental health is not a spiritual matter, it is more complex than just
> something religious.
>
> It is not demons that are afflicting you when you feel suicidal or get
> depressed or suffer from any of the conditions in the spectrum.
> Many of the mental issues we have arise because of a complex interaction
> of the chemicals in the brain, the environment, genetics and sometimes
> medication. This is why no two people show the same exact symptoms of
> depression, and also why people don't respond the same to stressful life
> events like breakups, loss of a loved one, failure at work, the same way.
> Sometimes you don't even need stress factors to become depressed. There are
> people out there that seemingly have everything together but in the privacy
> of their minds they are a mess and don't understand why they aren't happy.
>
> We need to be real about mental wellness and take religion or any
> superstitious beliefs out of the equation especially in the diagnostic
> stage.
>
> No I am not saying religion is superstition. Religion can play its part in
> the healing process, but it should not be the treatment. You can't pray
> away depression or wish it away, you need a psychiatrist to walk you. Where
> possible you need anxiety medication to put you in a position you can look
> at you life soberly. Sometimes you will need other medication to regulate
> the chemicals in the brain.
>
>
> Ni hayo kwa sasa
>
>
> On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 at 19:39, Alvin Ochola via skunkworks <
> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>
>> Ben watch this :
>>
>> https://youtu.be/hMTp6H2wx8w
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, 30 Aug 2018 at 18:17, Andrew Nduati via skunkworks <
>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Something people need!
>>>
>>> I hope you have trained & qualified professionals to deal with mental
>>> illness...
>>>
>>> Anything that sits between life & death or disability requires such...
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 2:51 PM Ben M via skunkworks <
>>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> What do you mean Alvin?
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, 29 Aug 2018 at 11:27, Alvin Ochola via skunkworks <
>>>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Paul these are spiritual matters.
>>>>>
>>>>> Great initiative though ....
>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Alvin
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, 29 Aug 2018 at 11:14, Jimmy Thuo via skunkworks <
>>>>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Great initiative 👍🏾
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On 29 Aug 2018, at 10:57, Paul Njoroge via skunkworks <
>>>>>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Bonga is an initiative aimed at getting people to open up about their
>>>>>> mental well-being. This is a safe space where you can share your feelings
>>>>>> anonymously without fear of judgement and empathize with others going
>>>>>> through mental conditions like depression, anxiety disorder and bipolar
>>>>>> disorder.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> http://www.bonga.or.ke
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
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>>>>>>
>>>>>> Best Regards,
>>>>>> Paul Njoroge.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> <https://twitter.com/#%21/p_njoroge>
>>>>>> *Skype: njorogepaul*
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