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Self Care During Depression And When To Seek For Help

With the increasing numbers of people being diagnosed with depression, it is important to learn how to take care of ourselves both physically and mentally. Therefore, here are some simple steps we can all do to elevate our mood and to help us get through tough times. Self Care Tips For When You Are Feeling … Continue reading Self Care During Depression And When To Seek For Help

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The Different Types Of Depression

While many people are starting to understand what depression actually is, some are still unaware that there are several different types of it. In my pursuit of raising awareness of this serious illness, I have compiled a list of the various types and how they differ from one another. Major Depressive Disorder Major Depressive Disorder … Continue reading The Different Types Of Depression

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Common Misconceptions On Depression

As more people start to learn and be aware about what depression really is, it is also important to be aware of some myths that may seem true. Here's a list I prepared of some common misconceptions on depression that people may have. Anti-depressants cure depression Anti-depressants are not a cure for depression, it is … Continue reading Common Misconceptions On Depression

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What Actually Is Depression And What Are The Signs?

What Actually is Depression? People use the term “depression” liberally when expressing sadness. But what actually is depression and is there a difference between the two? Depression is a serious and complex mood disorder that can affect a person’s daily routine. Unlike sadness, it is not just an emotion that we feel when something tragic … Continue reading What Actually Is Depression And What Are The Signs?

The Future of Psychotherapy

Counsellors are afraid to admit this, but the precious sanctity of face-to-face counselling is slowly dissolving. The four walls of confidentiality has always made for a very literal safe house where clients can escape and be who they really are. As counsellors, we are taught to make this a place of healing not only through … Continue reading The Future of Psychotherapy

Book Review: Men Navigating Midlife

Wanted to share about a book that I grabbed recently about men's issues. To those who have been following me on Instagram and other social media, its a topic that's close to heart. And I particularly enjoyed this book. It's got a good mix of theory and experiences. Very enlightening. Robyn Vicekers-Willis is a practicing … Continue reading Book Review: Men Navigating Midlife

Developing Mental Resilience at Work

Photo by energepic.com on Pexels.com “To be the best, whether in sports or business or any other aspect of life, it’s never enough to just get to the top; you have to stay there, and then you have to climb higher.” - Tim Grover Success is a combination of talent and hard work (some will … Continue reading Developing Mental Resilience at Work

Seven Types of Self-Care For The Adulting Millennial

Self-care isn’t just a much needed cup of coffee or an impromptu vacay. And it doesn’t help that there isn’t a textbook on self-care either. Perhaps its because self-care is so individual and personal. It IS about yourself after all. But here are some areas that you might want to consider putting into your arsenal … Continue reading Seven Types of Self-Care For The Adulting Millennial