Mindfulness: Time-Travelling With Our Minds

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 […]

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Why Mental Health Myths Are MORE HARMFUL Than You Imagined

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 […]

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GPSing Well-Being: 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 kindness that we offer to our best friends? Going deeper into the situation: What do we do when our […]

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Stress & Mental Health

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’ […]

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Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder

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.

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Symptoms of Panic Disorder

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.

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Social Anxiety Disorder: Overview

“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 […]

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