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Did you know you are a candidate for mental health issues?



Have you had your mental health checked?

Any mental health specialist will tell that no one is immune to mental health problems. Whenever this topic is mentioned, most have been known to either disregard it or to take it to be petty. Some think that mental health issues are restricted to people who belong to social class, race, demeanor, or economic status. Before we get to how to maintain us in check mentally, let’s bust some myths oscillating around mental health.

What brings about mental health issues?

Causes of mental health issues are mainly populated with mythical rumors and whispers. Right from mild conditions that include stress disorders, to the hefty ones like schizophrenia, mental health issues are brought about by several factors. While most studies have related mental health issues to genetics, the environment in which one is brought up can equally predispose one to mental health conditions. Before you get it all wrong, the term environment is broad and cuts around the availability and unavailability of everyday basic needs and the socialization from the surrounding people.

Human beings live their life following specific patterns; if these patterns get interference, we decipher it as change. Change is inevitable; however, abrupt change makes us uncomfortable, thus unwelcome. Change can cause stress, anxiety, and uncertainty, depending on the positivity and negativity that comes with it.

 In the wake of coronavirus, the world is witnessing an almost overnight change of ordinary life. Following the seemingly unexpected explosion of cases worldwide and the World Health organization’s guidelines to curb this virus, the tables have somewhat turned. Significant issues of mental breakdown and associated problems are now being recorded.

Want to know why the cases have risen more? Here are three significant reasons:

Ingredients fueling the rise of mental health issues

Pandemic’s economic and financial strain

Unfortunately, just as the number of cases started reducing, a second wave started whirling. All along, nations around the world have been taking precautionary measures in line with W.H.O guidelines. While this has seen the number of mortalities and morbid cases reduce, the world’s economy has been critically injured. In any case, the pandemic watered down the efforts that had realized significant improvement in economic growth across most countries. Consequently, companies and businesses have temporarily shut down while others lay off employees. Millions of people have become jobless yet cooped up in their houses with no income to pay their bills or feed their families.

This prolonged stress and uncertainty may be the perfect ingredient to an explosion of anxiety disorders as a mental health illness.

Sudden social and cultural changes

The maxim “no man is an island” might just have been turned against its inventors with the constant emphasis on social distancing. Man thrives best in the company of others; thus, he is a social being. When W.H.O recommended social distancing as one of the guidelines to control the spread of coronavirus, measures have been put to halt social gatherings. Consequently, most people have been cooped up in their houses for months reducing physical. Problem shared is a problem half solved; in this case, it is difficult to convey the situation since you don’t even know how the other person is. For this reason, those with existing mental disorders and mental illness may worsen in silence.

Internet and social media

Have you ever tried to think about how life would be if there were no internet? I bet it is unimaginable. The internet has seen most of the processes become more effortless. Communication, businesses, meetings, and even recently, education are just a simple click of a button away. Online platforms have been a blessing for everyone, especially in the wake of COVID-19, meetings being conducted virtually among others.

While all is true, some people have used the internet to propel cynical propaganda is being released to the public, causing a lot of paranoia. Social media has also been a significant boost to cyberbullying and the extreme sharing of private information with almost everything been done online. When there is a string of fake news in the media, a wave of panic buying emerges. 

Besides, there have been misinformations on the mode of transmission and inpatient disturbing videos going viral. Although the public is becoming aware of fake news, those who are still naïve can be prone to significantly prolonged fear of contracting the virus or loved ions contracting the virus. Extreme and prolonged paranoia can make one delusional.

When do you seek a mental health professional?

During this pandemic, it is easy for one’s mental health to be disrupted due to a change in routine, stress, and uncertainty. These symptoms would help guide you know when to seek help:

  1. When you always feel unhappy and sad, along with a lack of enthusiasm towards life or any activity.
  2. Persistent fear, worry, and or paranoia because of fear of getting sick or loved one’s getting sick.
  3. Being extra moody in a way that you become almost dysfunctional.
  4. Suicidal thoughts and or the urge to harm yourself.
  5. Addiction of substances, drugs, pornography since you are in the house most of the time.
  6. Inability to cope with a sudden change like losing a loved one, prolonged separation from loved due to patients’ isolation. Frontline workers may be moved from their homes.
  7. Change in eating habits, overeating or not eating while moody.
  8. Loss of appetite.
  9. You might need to get a mental assessment from the doctor due to a sudden change in sleeping routine or behavior.insomnia from worrying or overthinking.

How to assess your mental health

The best way to assess your mental health is to see a doctor.

Usually, your doctor will perform a mental health assessment. Your physician will take down your health history and also perform a physical examination before making a diagnosis. The physician will also ensure you are clear and have no other underlying ailments.

Alternatively, you can take an online assessment that gives results instantly. Remember, online reviews may not be accurate and or reliable.

How to keep mentally healthy

You must be wondering, how do I maintain my mental health in a time of global crisis? Well, here are tips just for you:

Physical exercises.

Exercises come in handy during this time. When talking about workouts, think not only about the extraneous activities; you can do routine walks and jogs around your estate. If the gym is not available, take advantage of the park or even the extra space in your house to do home workout routines. Exercising will help you release all that tension. It will also help you keep fit.

Keep a diary or a work schedule.

Most of our routines have been interfered with, and as we said, a handful of us don’t like change. To avoid confusion and the feeling of loss of control, you can make weekly schedules and daily diary to keep you focused all week long. Once a day is over, review your journal to see whether you followed through with your weeks or day’s plan.

Be social from a distance.

Thanks to the internet, we can maintain social contact without being physically close to one another. Maintain physical distance, but do not withdraw from your friends and family call; chat with them. Be careful though you don’t compare yourself with other posts, don’t want to have esteem issues. Social media addiction is real; beware.

 Fake news is on the rise. Take caution of your source of information; you don’t want to be panic buying or panicking for no reason. Verify information on any platform from trusted sources before you believe it.

Work on your personal growth

You can make this work from home a blessing in disguise; explore your talents, weaknesses, strengths, and work to improve your weaknesses. Realize that it’s a hard time for everyone and don’t be too harsh on yourself. 

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To the peoples of the world: Israel is Carrying out a holocaust against Palestinian families



Israel is carrying out a holocaust against Palestinian families.

Yes, Israel is not sending Palestinians to gas chambers. But Israel is bringing Auschwitz and Mauthhausen to Palestinian homes, neighborhood, hospitals and mosques.

The title of this brief article is not a hyperbole or a dramatic overstatement meant to attract attention or gain sympathy. It is rather a reflection of reality.

Indeed, if a holocaust is about annihilating people, especially civilians and Palestinian families, the Israeli army, the Wehrmacht of our time, has been exterminating entire Palestinian families-the father, the mother and all the children.

We are not speaking about one isolated incident or a few incidents where one stray missile hit a home inadvertently or children killed as a result of collateral damage.

We are rather talking about carrying out a real holocaust against Palestinian families, an official policy endorsed and pursued by the government of Israel to wipe out numerous Palestinian households for the purpose of bringing the Palestinians to their knees.

This is Israel’s way of wreaking shock and awe on the defenseless and helpless Palestinians.

So far, more than 25 thousand entire Gaza households have been targeted by Israeli bombing. More than 12 thousands have been killed half of them are children and women.

Just imagine your own family being annihilated by a missile launched from high altitude. This nightmare has effectively become a routine experience in Gaza.

Read Also: World passively watching as Israel perpetrates open-ended massacre in Gaza

Israel today is emulating the Nazis and other criminal offenders throughout history. Don’t invoke the mantra of anti-Semitism. In the final analysis, when Jews think, behave and act like the Nazis thought, behaved and acted, they (the Jews) become Nazis themselves, pure and simple.

Yes, I do recognize there are many kind-hearted Jews who reject this Nazi-like savagery. None the less, we must call the spade a spade. These atrocities are being enthusiastically supported by the vast majority of Israelis, including ordinary people, intellectuals and rabbis. Israel-2023 does have much in common with Nazi-Germany. Claiming otherwise would be both dishonest and malicious.

Real holocaust

Israel, a notorious professional liar whose agents control western media outlets from Sydney to California, is misleading the international community as to what is really happening in the Gaza Strip.

A regional military superpower thanks to unrestricted American backing and support, Israel is simply waging a war of extermination against a thoroughly persecuted people whose only “crime” is its enduring vigor and longing for freedom from the shackles of Talmudic Jewish Nazism, a Satanic ideology which views all humanity-save Jews-as animals whose lives have absolutely no sanctity.

There is no doubt that the ongoing Israeli rampage of murder and terror is an expression of that genocidal Talmudic mentality. It is a mindset that is even more nefarious than the Nazi ideology.

We Palestinians have been at the receiving end of Jewish criminality and murderousness for several decades. We know it too well and need no one to give us lectures on “Israel’s civility and humanity”

In the final analysis, a country that murders thousands of children and other innocent civilians rather knowingly and deliberately in order to create deterrence is neither civilized nor humane. It is tantamount to fornicating with truth to call Israel humane and civilized.

The truth of the matter is that Israel is a diabolical Judeo-Nazi entity that has much in common with the Third Rich.

Yes, Israel is not sending Palestinians to gas chambers. But Israel is bringing Auschwitz to Palestinian homes, neighborhoods and streets. Israel is carrying out a real holocaust against innocent Palestinian families.

This is not really a war. War is fought between armies. The Palestinians don’t have an army, or navy or air force. The Palestinians simply can not protect their own children from overwhelming barbarianism, played out in full view of the entire world.

Read Also: Hamas: A convenient red herring for Jewish Nazism

Yes, there have been projectiles fired on Jewish colonies from the Gaza Strip, but these projectiles are essentially innocuous from the military view point as evident from the nearly zero casualties incurred by Israelis.

Indeed, when there is one dead on one side and 300 on the other side, including 50 children and babies, in addition thousands of maimed civilians and swathes of pornographic destruction of property, we are not really talking about war, even an asymmetrical war. We are actually talking about a real massacre, a massacre that is reminiscent of the time when the Nazis ganged up on European Jewry 70 years ago.

This very real massacre, holocaust, wouldn’t have been carried out had it not been for the flaccidity and leniency and silence displayed in Israel’s face by the bulk of the international community.

This is not to mention the connivance, collusion and conspiratorial roles played by several criminal states and governments, including the United States, a majority of European governments and especially the whore-like Sissi regime in Cairo which is shamelessly and brazenly siding with Israel against the Palestinian people.

But never mind, another massacre, another blitzkrieg, another conspiracy won’t finish our people off. It is our kismet that we must die in order to survive.

But those in Washington and London and Cairo who are watching rather passively, probably gleefully, as our children are being incinerated and murdered at the hands of the children, grand children and great-grand children of the holocaust, will one day pay the price for their murderous complicity and ignominy.

We will not forgive or forget.

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Israel: A criminal state par excellance



Israel: a criminal state par excellance

In its exaggerated self-infatuation and excessive narcissism, Israel, a criminal state par excellence, often claims it is light upon mankind.

Zionist Jews, who falsely claim allegiance to the prophetic traditions of ancient Israel, are actually mostly atheists.

In fact, Zionism has more in common with the most infamous paragons of evil throughout history than with such Hebrew luminaries as the Prophet Moses, Aaron, Jacob, Joseph, David, and Solomon.

Indeed, ever since its misbegotten birth in 1948, a birth fraught with crimes against humanity, Israel’s modus operandi has been an uninterrupted series of atrocities, oppression, persecution, inequity, and racism.

Thus, Israel, A criminal state par excellence, is also a great falsifier of truth, history by claiming a higher moral ground vis-à-vis the Palestinians, its largely-unwept victims who are still crying to the seventh heaven for justice.

Also read: Israel should stop trying to force-feed the Holocaust down people’s throats  as bloody repression of Palestinians  goes on unabated

Israel is already starving and tormenting 1.6 million Gazans, denying them food, clean water, and other necessities of life. The 17-year draconian siege is apparently meant to punish Gazans for electing Hamas which simply refuses to recognize Israel for religious and moral reasons. The international community  sought to overlook Israel’s  real crimes against humanity inflicted repeatedly  on  some two million helpless Palestinians languishing under a N-a-z-i-like siege imposed and maintained by Israel.

Israel portrays herself as a beacon of light in a sea of dictatorship, tyranny, and oppression,

What Israel, a criminal state par Excellance, refuses to tell the world, however, is the fact that the Jewish state through its ubiquitous tentacles in America, Europe and elsewhere to enable, shield, sustain, and support tyrannical regimes in the region such as the Sissi police state in Egypt, the feudal regimes in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain.

Israel, a notorious professional liar whose agents control western media outlets from Sydney to California, is misleading the international community as to what is really happening in Jerusalem and in the Gaza Strip.

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Israel, ruled by supremacist and megalomaniac Jews who think that no country or entity under the sun has a right to criticize Israel’s appalling maltreatment of the Palestinians, believes it has an unending free season on its victims.

Those are the Nazi-minded ideologues who are indoctrinated in Talmudic Jewish supremacy and who believe that the non-Jews lives have no sanctity , those are the Talmudic thugs who believe that the Palestinians must either be expelled or massacred .

As to its victims, Israel seeks always to demonize and dehumanize them so that the world will react indifferently if not callously when Israel murders them, expels them from their homes, steals their land and property as well as demolish their homes, a nearly daily callous practice the state of the Jews carries out in the West Bank.

Israel was born in sin. It will always be a sinful state, no matter what we read in the New York Times and the Washington Post or what we see on CNN and Fox News.

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World passively watching as Israel perpetrates open-ended massacre in Gaza



The Israeli army, which can be called the Jewish Wehrmacht given its Nazi-like behavior, continues to pound the Gaza Strip from ground, sea and air. According to sources in Gaza, virtually all targets hit so far are civilians.

As many as 3500 Palestinians, virtually all of them civilians, have been reported killed so far. Thousands others were injured, many sustaining life-threatening wounds.

The scenes of mutilated and maimed children, some of whose bodies are seen protruding through the rubble of their homes, destroyed by missiles fired by American-supplied F-16 fighter jets, seem to verify the view that Israel is targeting Palestinian civilians in Gaza knowingly and deliberately.

Israeli leaders and military officials are openly gloating over the high death toll among Palestinian civilians. They blame Hamas for the orgy of killing. However, virtually all Palestinians don’t buy the Israeli logice.

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As we all know, this is not the first time Israel indulges in such war crimes.

Israel has always been a regular perpetrator of war crimes . Indeed, one would exaggerate very little by arguing that Israel itself is a war crime or a crime against humanity.

I am not going to spend time refuting Israeli hasbara lies, blaming Hamas for the latest conflagration. Having been a vigilant observer of Israeli behavior for several decade , I can honestly argue that honesty and Israel can not really be used in the same sentence. Israel and honesty are an eternal oxymoron.

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As always, Israel violated the uneasy truce reached through Egyptian mediation in 2002. Israeli leaders, proceeding from the Talmudic ideology which views all non-Jews as lesser human beings or virtual animals, don’t feel bound by agreements or treaties reached with “Goyem.

People in the west, long duped and brainwashed by Zionist propaganda, may raise they eyebrows when reading these words. But we who live with these Judeo-Nazis and have been at the receiving end of their murderousness and evilness know better.

We don’t need and won’t accept lectures about the “humanity and civility” of the N-a-z-i-s of our time.

Hamas and other Palestinian resistance groups in Gaza don’t constitute an existential threat to Israel, which has one of the strongest military machines in the world.

Read Also: Hamas: A convenient red herring for Jewish Nazism

In fact, the claim that Gaza is threatening Israel is infinitely ridiculous. The thoroughly-starved and hermetically blockaded Gazans have a hard time feeding their children, let alone pose any meaningful threat to the N-a-z-i Germany of our time, a pugnacious state that more or less tightly controls the most powerful country under the sun, the United States.

It is sad and lamentable that a country of 320 million has allowed itself to be enslaved by Zionist pressure groups, hell-bent on prostituting America and eviscerating it of any semblance of morality for Israel’s sake.

Palestinians have resist Jewish terror

But the Palestinians can not take their very survival for granted. They can’t rely on the so-called international community to shield them against Jewish N-a-z-i-s-m.

Indeed, if the Palestinians don’t defend themselves, who is going to defend them? Obama? Merkel? Or Puten?

Hence, the valiant Palestinian determination to put up a semblance of resistance to the Jewish Wehrmacht. The Israeli assault on Gaza is not an assault on Hamas; It is rather a nefarious aggression against the entire Palestinian people. It is intended to break our people’s will to resist Israeli Nazism. Pure and simple.

To put the matter in a nutshell, the Palestinians in Gaza are simply defending themselves against an overwhelming evil force that is hell bent on ethnically cleansing them and stealing their motherland. Our fighters don’t fire their home-made missiles on Israel because they want to spill Jewish blood. They do it because this is the only means they possess to deter a cannibalistic enemy that can only feel good if and when it spills Palestinian blood.

Besides, the problem with Israel didn’t begin last week or last year.

Just remember that many of the people being now bombarded and murdered by the Jewish Wehrmacht are actually children, grand children and great grand children of the original Palestinian refugees that Israel massacred or brutally expelled out of their homes when the evil state was created in Palestine in 1948.

Hence, the Palestinians in Gaza can not really be terrorists if only because they were never the initiator of violence and terror. The Palestinians were living peaceably in their towns and villages, mostly leading a simple pastoral life until waves of Khazari Jews, who had no real connection with the ancient Israelites, invaded Palestine with the aid of Western countries, especially the evil empire, the United Kingdome.

Yes, it was Britain that put the venomous Jewish snake in the bed of the Palestinian child. Britain, as Noam Chomsky wisely said, can not claim innocence or argue that it didn’t know the snake was so poisonous.

Gaza Massacre: Surviving by dying

Today, Palestinians are sacrificing their lives for their freedom, dignity and survival. This is what they have always been doing from time immemorial. We are very much children of martyrs who were themselves children of martyrs. We survived despite a harsh history of plots and conspiracies that aimed to eradicate us as a people from the face of earth.

We in Gaza will survive the latest Israeli blitz as well

However, the world community ought to feel ashamed for watching the Nazi Germany of our time gang up on a defenseless people in Gaza whose only crime is that it is not part of “the holy tribe,”

This conspicuously immoral world , which doesn’t respect any modicum of respect, will surely have a precarious future. It will face ultimate demise.

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