When I was just a kid, going to the barbershop was always exciting for me as not only is that a place for me to have a haircut, but it also acts as a free-reading zone for me of various comic books and magazines. Sitting on the barber chair, I immersed myself in the fictional […]
Myths in life are unavoidable. Some are so persistent that they are communicated from one generation to another. One of the first myths I encountered is that “kids with two crowns (aka “whorls”) on their heads are more difficult and naughtier. ” I soon realized that I was the one described in that myth, since […]
People often forget about this, but growing up is tough. Many will disagree, thinking that adulthood, with its own set of responsibilities and difficulties to be endured or solved, is tougher. But my intention is not to compare the two, as there’s no point in this. It is mainly a reminder that we tend to […]
Believe it or not, 70% of the people in this world does not possess self-compassion. So what is self-compassion? When our best friend is having some difficult moments in his/her life, we will definitely offer our kindness to him/her. Let’s change the situation: If we encounter difficult moments, do we treat ourselves with the same […]
Stress is ubiquitous. Stress is ubiquitous; oftentimes, we experience stressful situations involving intrapersonal, interpersonal, and societal issues. Stress can affect anyone in various form, be it as traumatic events (e.g., abuse; violence), negative life events (e.g., layoff; severed relationships), and even minor hassles (e.g., road traffic; poor Wi-Fi reception). Although not all stress is ‘bad’ […]
People with this disorder, also called social phobia, may have few or no social or romantic relationships, making them feel powerless, alone, or even ashamed. Although they recognize that the fear is excessive and unreasonable, people with social anxiety disorder feel powerless against their anxiety. They are terrified they will humiliate or embarrass themselves.
Perhaps, one of the most common anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorder can get worse over time if there is no proper care and treatment. We will share more on the potential treatment and methods we can fight with panic disorder in the near future.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the major forms of anxiety disorders, and here are some of its symptoms according to the DSM-5.
“I have to present my report in front of all my colleagues tomorrow, I am so nervous!” “I am going to meet my new classmates soon, what if they don’t like me?” “I don’t want to eat in front of others. People might laugh at me.” Statements like these are often made or heard in […]
In my opinion, there is one thing that ranks as way more important than the growing multitude of the treatments for anxiety disorders. Of course, I do not wish to give the impression that by saying the aforementioned statement I am implying that the treatment for anxiety disorders is unimportant. It is in fact very important and helpful. But what […]