I have joined Club HEAL as an official member of their staff and mashaAllah - it is a dream job. My colleague asked me, "Are you doing something you have always dreamed about?" I thought and the answer is a clear "Yes :)" Alhamdulillah, Allah is the Best of Planners, truly! However, with all changes … Continue reading Anxiety at Work
By Yohanna Abdullah I am surrounded by colleagues who have gathered to attend a staff meeting in two hours time. I feel blessed for these are great colleagues indeed. They genuinely show care and concern and spend their time willingly to make a difference in each other's lives. Some being counselors, counsel, some being peer … Continue reading At work and happy
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 To people having mental illness little things can be the biggest challenge. Like getting up in the morning and brushing one's teeth, bathing and dressing up for work. It may seem that he or she is just "a lazy sloth" and amounts to "a good for nothing" but it is really a … Continue reading Let’s HEAL
It is almost the end of the work day and work week and I am still typing away on my magenta Acer lap top. I usually leave it in the office for I hate to lug this heavy brain around. Makes me think how ingenious it is for God to design our brain such … Continue reading At the End of the Workday