Nivea, this one’s for you, baby!

So I decided to do a little definition searching this morning and stumbled upon this little gem… Body Dysmorphia: Body dysmorphic disorder is a type of chronic mental illness in which you can’t stop thinking about a flaw in your appearance — a flaw that is either minor or imagined. Ladies, this is television’s gift to […]

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There is magic in the contours of your body

*These piece was later published on www.health-e.org.za under the title ‘Silencing the Critic’ for my column on mental illness, Through the Looking Glass At the time of my manic episode, I was a tiny, energetic creature. I am rather short and small-framed to begin with, and when I was at the Elizabeth Donkin Hospital, I […]

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