Sherlin Barends from Kfm mornings opens up about her struggle with depression: ‘I was a toxic bomb that eventually exploded’

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Sherlin Barends. (PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/@sherlinbarends
Sherlin Barends. (PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/@sherlinbarends

It took a simple Whatsapp message for her to realise that she needed help.

Until that morning, media personality Sherlin Barends was on a professional merry-go-round,  balancing her job as a radio presenter, weekly columnist and TV host.

She always thought she was “pretty good” at self-love and self-care but in truth she had little time to prioritise her wellbeing.

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