JILL BOAFO

All things Mental Health, Personal Finance, and Life in general

THE BANKER, HER MENTAL DIAGNOSIS, AND WHY SHE QUIT BANKING

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Right after her undergraduate studies she did her masters (MBA) in a very good UK university, graduated with distinction, and landed a job at a well-recognized bank. She had always admired banking as a job, and in this century anyone… Continue Reading →

WHAT EXACTLY IS GOING ON IN OUR MEDICAL AND MENTAL WARDS WITH PATIENTS AND MEDICAL OFFICERS?

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(CASE STUDY OF KOMFO ANOKYE TEACHING HOSPITAL ) Mental health is a subject that is least discussed in the country, despite the fact that about 60 to 70{c2fe5b523dd7378cb115a72e796eee0d0d54fc5fd1c73e3af2d50cd7cdb0dd57} of Ghanaians have mental illnesses, be it diagnosed or UN-diagnosed. So let… Continue Reading →

The Unspoken Battle: Fighting Depression

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Depression is a subject that is very discriminated against and stigmatized in some African countries, including Ghana. The fact is people do not understand what depression actually is, and therefore victims suffering depression tend to never get better when they… Continue Reading →

Valuable Lessons from “The Richest Man In Babylon”

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The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clayson is one of the greatest personal finance books I have ever read, and i am glad to share this knowledge with all my readers. Should we follow the rules outlined in… Continue Reading →

A letter to all Unemployed Graduates: Replacing Unemployment with Entrepreneurship

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In this modern era it is getting harder for graduates to land jobs after school. Students go through stress and hard work for 4 years and more hoping to be employed immediately after graduation, but once the certificates are handed… Continue Reading →

SUICIDAL? LET’S READ THIS STUFF BEFORE MAKING THE MOVE.

So as most of you guys may know I have decided to be a mental health advocate. Mainly because I have so many mental health issues you can’t imagine. The reason I’m writing this blog is that my story will… Continue Reading →

“IS ALCOHOL A DRUG THAT SHOULD BE ENTERTAINED?”

Executive Summary Alcohol is a mind altering legal substance that is mostly used for recreational purposes. It is also used by some people for dealing with emotions, or even pouring and drinking hard liquor in some Ghanaian traditions. When it… Continue Reading →

Knowing more about Saving and Investing

Executive Summary Currently sudden movements, acquisitions and mergers have caused citizens to be quite concerned about investing in the country due to the current unstable financial sector uncertainties. These factors affect local investments, foreign investments, and the Ghanaian financial performance…. Continue Reading →

LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS IN GHANA

Mental health, mental illness, is a commonly ignored topic world wide, particularly in Africa. Due to its uncomfortable nature and stigmatization regarding the subject, most people go through these circumstances alone until it is too late to begin treatment. There… Continue Reading →

Coping with “Sick Days” as a Self-Employed Entrepreneur

It is indeed a great thing when you work for yourself as either a Small Business owner, a Freelancer, or any other form of entrepreneur busy being your own boss and managing contractors or employees on the side for your… Continue Reading →

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