Speaking to the youthful fans during the October Gig at the Go Down Arts Centre, Phy encouraged them to try their best and conquer depression. According to Phy, depression has hindered the realization of dreams and ambitious of many youth especially in the cities.
She mentioned uncontrolled drinking habits, drug abuse and practices of unprotected sex as the leading causes and impacts of depression. It should be noted that hypersomnia and insomnia also cause depression among the youth.
Youth are encouraged to avoid uncontrolled drinking habits and substance use to live better lives. Conquering peer influence, avoiding wrong groups and sticking to the right paths helps improve livelihoods as well.
Phy reminded the youth to also stick to their dreams despite the challenges they face.
“It is possible to achieve your dreams once you’ve said No to negative practices,” Phy added.
Achieving your dreams is never a walk in the park but respecting your parents and mentors will help one to succeed thereby conquering depression.