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  • Writer's pictureVanessa Onyuku-Opukiri

Hello and Welcome to my Blog!

Updated: Jun 8, 2018

A place to share my musings on mental health...and for you to let me know what you think.

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I've always wanted to write. I've had this desire for as long as I could read. As a child I read everything I could get my hands on and wrote voraciously in every genre - horror, romance, comedy - anything would do as long as I was creating - hoping that one day I would write for a living. Of course, I grew up, and life loomed large with all the responsibilities it comes with, and my dreams of becoming a writer were shelved, as I cracked on with the business of 'adulting'. I've always continued to write intermittently - mostly journal writing - but the desire to share my creativity has never gone away.

This blog seems like the ideal opportunity to bring together the two things that I feel most passionate about - mental health and writing, and to share some of the things I've learnt over the years. As I often tell my clients, I don't profess to know anyone better then they know themselves - how could that be? You will always be the expert on yourself, but I have gathered some knowledge of the human condition in general and some of the things that might be universally helpful when we are battling with mental health and life issues. I hope to open a conversation about mental health at the very least - where we can share thoughts, ideas and experiences.

What you think and feel matters, too...

I would love to get your feedback on these posts, so please feel free to post liberally in the comments section. To keep up to date with my posts, follow me on Facebook and Linked In too. Welcome!

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