The Big Issue #307
- The Big Issue #306 ( May – June 2022) is available in South Africa, nationally, from select Spar CNA and Pick n Pay stores, and street vendors across Cape Town CBD and suburbs.
Editor-in-Chief of Weekend Special, Karen Rutter, writes for The Big Issue. Karen discusses the festival and the emotionally supportive environment it provides for the children taking part in this special national event …
Photographer Thembela (aka ‘Nymless’) Ngayi chats to The Big Issue about his series of portraits titled Depression: The Great African Horror Story, a timeless work that reveals the stigma of mental illness in African men specifically.
Big Issue Australia vendor Anita G moved in with her mother when she was experiencing financial hardship while raising her young daughter. It was a fraught and challenging time. Looking back to those days in the early 90s, she sees the tangled lines of love that bound them closely together.
Lost your joy? Are you stuck somewhere between semi-depressed and semi-happy? You could have a case of languishing. Dr Colinda Linde, Clinical Psychologist, Chairperson of the Scientific and Advisory board for SADAG explores further. Published originally in Mental Health Matters magazine.
Idle and frustrated: young South Africans speak about the need for recreational facilities. Written by Nokukhanya Ndhlovu, Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Fort Hare and published originally in www.theconversation.com.
Megan Hosking, Psychiatric Intake Clinician, Akeso Johannesburg, and Sandra Lewis Head of Therapeutic Services, Akeso, help us understand how to deal with grief and bereavement after loss, especially during the pandemic.
Ben Wagner, Chief Marketing Officer of VMLY&R South Africa, writes an opinion piece: “I recently experienced one of those exercises in humility that life likes to throw our way when we get too cocky and self-congratulatory”.
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