THE LOCUM DIARIES (21)

Day 21... It was a new week and I was feeling ‘new and refreshed’. I resumed work today early and in good spirits. I got into my office and after listening to radio (my routine once there's nothing to do), I started watching movies (I'm not a movie person so anything that will make me … Continue reading THE LOCUM DIARIES (21)

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THE LOCUM DIARIES (19)

Day 19... If I came in yesterday exhausted, I came in today ‘utterly worn out’!. I literally dragged myself to the hospital. The moment I came in, everyone asked ‘Doctor, are you ok?’ ‘Yes, I am just tired’, I replied with a little smile on my face. As I walked to the office, I met … Continue reading THE LOCUM DIARIES (19)

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2017: LET’S TALK DEPRESSION

This morning I got a call from the HR at work. They notified me that I've been relieved of my duties. What I feel is familiar.    I’ve felt this way before, I’ve just never really given into this feeling and now nothing holds me back. Sadness comforts me. My sister died six months ago … Continue reading WORLD HEALTH DAY 2017: LET’S TALK DEPRESSION

Suicide Spotlight. 

Telling people who show suicidal intentions that they will go to hell after committing suicide, is not a particularly sensible form of dissuasion. Perhaps, the most religious guidance counsellors out there would in fact tell you that nothing drives people closer to suicide than verbal condemnations and/or false prophetic banishment to a world worse than … Continue reading Suicide Spotlight.