Anger Suppression and Depression

“Holding onto anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ― Gautama Buddha Have you ever considered what anger is doing to your mental health? Left unaddressed anger can become poison for your system. Yet, from early on, we are taught to be gracious and …

The MYD Show – The Path to Peace with Kazenambo Kazenambo

Kazenambo Kazenambo  is well-known for raising controversial issues and for being vocal about topics close to his heart. He is a man of his words, but is never shy to offer his opinion and in this episode of the MYD Show, he shares his thoughts on peace. Kazenambo has been active in  Namibian politics since he joined the SWAPO party at …

The MYD Show – The Path to Peace with Coach Tobias Nashilongo

Coach Tobias Nashilongo is widely known as one of boxing’s best trainers and corner men among current and past champions of Namibia. His story is one of determination in the face of hardships after he lost his parents at a very early age and had to learn to depend on himself. Today the many young Namibians he has coached and …

Toolkit for Staying Calm in the Face of Anger

In 99FM’s MYD Heart article “The nature of anger”, with the help of the team at Let’s Talk Psychologists, we heard that “Many things can lead a person to struggle to manage their anger and this can include things like disruptive families that were not skilled at emotional communication or sociocultural norms that see anger being denied expression in our …

Stitching Hope Together

Being faced with difficulties such as unemployment and having children to feed can seem hopeless, but not for the women of Oasa Taradi Trust, who produce beautifully embroidered table adornment and through doing so, take care of their families. A sewing project that started in 1989 by the Red Cross has evolved into a successful arts and crafts enterprise for …

The MYD Show – The Path to Peace with Uncle GEP

Uncle GEP is a well-known Namibian gender equality practitioner and consultant on relationships, gender and media issues. He is also Mediator for the High Court of Namibia, a member of the Cabinet Advisory Committee on Gender Based Violence and a Member of the Namibia Ombudsman Office Human Rights Advisory Committee. An advocate for communication, education and self-awareness, Uncle GEP in …

The MYD Show – The Path to Peace with Gergentia Brandy Shoombe

Gergentia “Brandy” Shoombe was born in exile. Her story of returning to Namibia at Independence is one of overcoming hardship and having to re-learn about life and living. This is her story of how she found peace and how she shared that peace when she started the Oshana Yoga Club. Brandy’s Oshana Yoga Club is where youth members in the …

Sushi : The Art of Balance and Symmetry

Art is symmetry, balance, creation, finding and losing oneself. Because of this, art is everywhere and can be found anywhere as soon as you look for it. One successful restaurant owner knows this as he serves his art on a plate for his customer’s enjoyment. 99FM’s MYD Art sat down with Master Makhoshi of Daisho Sushi & Wine Bar to …

Ally Angula’s Advice for Staying Motivated through Winter

As we’ve reach the middle point of yet another busy year, motivation can become an endless battle especially in the winter months. One Namibian business woman is the inspiration for many, for her exceptional motivation to achieve her goals and her ability to juggle many things at once to ensure her success in business. Ally Angula is a Namibian business …

The Nature of Anger

Namibian Clinical Psychologist Edwina Mensah-Husselman, and the team at Let’s Talk Psychologists have helped us to drill into the psychology of the emotion of anger. Firstly, helping us to understand anger, this week they have shared with us on the nature of anger. Next week’s they’ll give us the tips to deal with anger because as in the words of …