A-Journey: “For me, anxiety is like a spider.”

For me, anxiety is like a spider. You know it’s there, in the pit of your stomach, just waiting patiently. For the most part, it’s still and quiet, so you let yourself forget it momentarily. But when you have to take public transport to a place you’ve never been before, or when you get overwhelmed […]

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Social Anxiety Disorder: An Overview

Preamble (It’s a Long One) I remember once being called upon by a friend of mine as “antisocial” merely because when the two of us sat on a bus towards campus, I preferred the company of my earbuds than that of his mouth. So quick are we to judge those who slightly deviated from the […]

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): An Overview

One of the most indicative signs that demonstrate the limitations of human language is that in attempting to convey a state of mind, we have no choice but to resort to only a handful of words and labels, no matter how different qualitatively the emotions really are, which can be obviously seen when it comes to describing […]

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A-Journey: I am more than my anxiety.

What is anxiety? If you’d asked me a few years ago you’d have been greeted with a half-hearted shrug and a smile, and a few vague words on one of my friends that might have anxiety – which she did. Ask me now and I can give you both the scientific and my personal recount […]

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A Year Of Growing Together: Year 2016

Year 2016 is an adventurous ride with wholly new experiences and trials that we overcame due to the support from you guys. Without you, we wouldn’t have achieved this much. Let’s have a rewind about the year 2016:   1) MEDIA PARTNER – MALAYSIA’S 1ST HUMANISTIC & EXISTENTIAL PSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE We were invited by our partner, Lighthouse […]

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Recovery Journey #2: The Gap Between

It happened around 3 years ago, I enjoyed my university life and I’m in love like everyone used to be, the only difference is, the one whom I loved is a “she”. I came from a conservative country and family, I couldn’t imagine how much efforts that I needed to change my mind in order […]

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Recovery Journey #1: Reaching Out

It is really not easy talking about having depression and anxiety, and writing about it does not get any easier either. In fact, doing this makes me a little anxious. But, I will try, because I want to let people know that there is nothing to be shameful or afraid of, and we should seek professional […]

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