Going to church helped me overcome depression – MzVee
Going to church helped me overcome depression – MzVee
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Ghanaian musician, Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, known in showbiz as MzVee, says going to church helped her overcome depression.

According to her, although she had been depressed for a long time, 2018 was the highest point which saw her taking a break from music.

“I was deeply sad all the time. Very angry all the time, I didn’t want to talk to anyone…I was just really away from everybody. Depression gets to a point where you don’t even know what in particular is worrying you. It’s so many things you’ve harboured for so long and you explode at a point and you don’t know why but you are just sad. I’ve always known that I was not okay but 2018 was the height of everything.

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“Last year was time away from everything and just having time for myself because I was in a very deep, dark place in my life and unfortunately I just couldn’t move anymore. So, last year, I needed to take time to myself and just reflect and try to get out of that space and get back. I didn’t even think I was going to come back to music,” she said in an interview on Citi TV.

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She noted that although her family was very supportive during that period, going to church made her feel better.

“I started becoming more spiritual, religious and I realised that some people may not understand but going to church was so therapeutic. I don’t know but when I go to church and I leave, I feel so happy,” she said.

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“The Bible has a lot of good stuff and so I go to church and I come back ten times better than I was the day before and it’s part of the reason I’m feeling this good today. And so, aside my mum, dad, family, sisters, church was good,” she added.


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