Pressure

Yayra Deh
Posted April 15, 2021 from Ghana

This will be short! It’s simply from what I’ve observed lately. You know, I’m growing older and the thought of whether I’ll make it in life keeps knocking on my thoughts. I know I’m not alone in this. I know that for a fact because I’ve heard stories, watched on tv, heard on radio and heard from witnesses the stories of people who’ve taken this thought too too far. There was a story in the news of two young boys;16 and 18 who killed a boy(10) with the intention of using him for money ritual but were caught, the story of two people who drove two flashy cars into people standing at a bus stop. Their cars totally damaged, 6 people died on the spot at the bus stop, others injured but none of the drivers died. My friend Collins called me to share  how depressed he is because he feels he’s failing in life. Honestly, there’s a lot of pressure out there and I don’t think we make it a point to intentionally appreciate the little things we have anymore. Give me a ✅ if you think I should share how I keep calm by appreciating all I have. I think we need it now more than ever. Well... It’s almost 12 here and I need to go to bed now. Goodnight

 

 

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KABAHENDA KIGGUNDU
Apr 16
Apr 16

Hello Yayra,
Welcome to World Pulse and thanks for sharing your observations.

Indeed there lots of pressure in life, and for young people growing up in a competitive and heartless world, it is very easy to see why your friend could easily fall into depression when he thinks he is failing.
I love your attitude and the fact that you take the time to appreciate what you have in life and to be grateful.
I would encourage you to be a pillar of strength to your friend Collins.

Tell him that failure is not a stop sign but a sign to change direction. Sunshine always follows darkness, and there is a lot to be grateful for in life.
Collins must be a very young man with lots of opportunities ahead of him, if he stops concentrating on his "failure" and instead focus, nurture and develop his talents.

Yayra Deh
Apr 17
Apr 17

I appreciate this and will definitely show this to Collins! I think that there are many out there who just like Collins need to hear this. Is it okay if I take a screenshot of this and post on my Instagram and LinkedIn accounts?

KABAHENDA KIGGUNDU
May 03
May 03

Sorry,
I have taken so long to reply, but feel free to take a screen shot and to share it with other. All the best,
In sisterhood and solidarity.

otahelp
Apr 17
Apr 17

Hmmm Yayra, the world has gone gaga but still we must remain level headed to be able to understand the trend. the pressure is really getting harder. thank you for sharing

Yayra Deh
Apr 19
Apr 19

Otahelp it's simply crazy! I know we'll sour through it, we just need to do so together.