By Yohanna Abdullah It has been more than three years that I was last hospitalised and my recent retreat in the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) brought back all the happy memories of institutionalisation. Indeed, we enter hospitals as a last resort and to HEAL from our wounds – mostly emotional and spiritual, yes of … Continue reading A Place for Everything
Today marks the third day since I went to Club Heal after being ‘released’ from Institute of Mental Health (IMH). I asked myself, “What do I want to do?” First inspiration: work. I was ever asked what is independence to me. I relate finance to that. I have been so used to drawing my own … Continue reading What Do I Want to Do?
By Yohanna Abdullah We just had tea – aromatic milk tea with three pieces of biscuits – two cream crackers and the coveted lemon puff, just one this time. We are now perched on our individual chairs reading the day’s newspapers, talking to bosom friends, communing with the nurses, watching television and some would be … Continue reading My IMH Hotel