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Decreasing Stigma Associated with Men’s Mental Health

Despite accounting for more than three-quarters of suicide deaths in Australia, a quarter of males said they would refuse to get help for mental health issues.

How Often Do Couples Fight? When Should You Be Concerned?

Fighting with your life partner is something every couple goes through. Disagreements and fights usually spring because partners came from different backgrounds and were raised in distinct ways. While occasional arguments may be expected (and even healthy) for a...

Recovering from Trauma

Psychological trauma is a reaction followed by an event that our nervous system perceives as life-threatening to ourselves or others that involves a complex debilitation of coping abilities—emotional, cognitive, physical, spiritual, and social. Trauma may occur as a...

Grief Counselling – What to expect

Most people will experience loss at some point in their lives. Grief is a reaction to loss and bereavement is a type of grief involving the death of a loved one. The process of grieving is different for every individual. Certain factors such as beliefs, values and...

Different Parenting Styles May Fracture Your Marriage

How would you handle the situation if your child was in trouble? The truth is: There are no right or wrong answers. And at the same time, partners may also have differing opinions on such a matter. An indicator that you have contrasting parenting styles with your...

Second Marriage Challenges and What You Can Do About Them

Getting married the second time might be scary, especially after a failed marriage. But when two persons decide to work together, they can surpass any challenges. Another reason couples fear marrying a second time is that statistics show that second marriages have a...

Dealing With a Narcissist in a Relationship: What to Do

Being in a relationship can be deemed as one of the most beautiful things in life. You have a partner and companion that will spend the rest of your days with you, always there to hear you out and hug you even when you’re down with the flu. Indeed, a relationship is...

Anxiety, Depression, Stress – What Are Their Differences?

In daily conversations with loved ones, in movies and TV shows, and social media, we encounter topics about depression, anxiety, and stress. So often are they used in the same talks that many believe they’re all the same when, in fact, they are all different. That’s...

4 Common Problems Encountered by People in Relationships

Unions between two people can create a loving and nurturing environment for both parties. Through each other’s presence, people in the relationship can grow mentally and emotionally through love and support. However, there are still differences in the individuals in...

On the Verge of Separation: 3 Signs You Shouldn’t Break Up

Every relationship is bound to encounter a few problems, but sometimes, some issues are more serious than others, even bringing you to think of breaking up. People often say that it’s essential to know when a relationship is no longer doing you good, but many forget...
The Value of Setting Boundaries in the Midst of COVID-19

The Value of Setting Boundaries in the Midst of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of people’s lives. It’s not limited to working or studying from home, or not being able to visit family and friends; It’s also about being in constant stress, bordering on panic mode, affecting relationships with those...

Bringing Gaslighting to Light

Bringing Gaslighting to Light

“You’re crazy….” “You're just being emotional…” Sound familiar? If so, you may have experienced gaslighting, a sneaky, difficult-to-identify form of manipulation (and, in severe cases, emotional abuse). Gaslighting leads victims to question the soundness of their...

Building Self-Confidence

Building Self-Confidence

It seems as if self-confident people are at ease with themselves professionally and personally. They are trustworthy and can inspire and motivate others. It is not easy to be confident in yourself, especially if you grew up in a critical environment and now you...

Are you Dating a Narcissist?

Are you Dating a Narcissist?

Narcissist is a term commonly used to describe someone who is overly self-involved. However, specific to mental health, a person needs to meet the criterion to be diagnosed with a narcissistic personality disorder. Being in a relationship with a narcissist is...

Physical and Mental Health Connections

Physical and Mental Health Connections

Decades of research has linked our mental health with physical health. Professionals in this field have developed tools for assessing and improving our mind-body connection. Our thoughts, feelings, and attitudes can affect our biological functioning, and what we do...

Barriers and tips for Self-actualization

Barriers and tips for Self-actualization

Self-actualization is a concept which attempts to describe what motivates people and what is the driver of human behaviour. It explains the goals in life that shape behaviour and how individuals can realise their full potential.   What is Self-actualization?...

A Guide to Understand and Manage Stress

A Guide to Understand and Manage Stress

Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some stress is beneficial as it motivates people to complete tasks. However, chronic or long-term stress can have detrimental effects on physical and mental wellbeing. Steps need to be taken to reduce the duration and...

Courage and Vulnerability: What is it and is it important?

Courage and Vulnerability: What is it and is it important?

A lot of our fear happens subconsciously, without us realising it. There is a voice in the back of our heads that tell us irrational things such as “you are not qualified” or “they will reject me”. We often find ourselves worrying about how other people perceive us,...

Depression: What is it and How to fix it?

Depression: What is it and How to fix it?

A person is diagnosed with this condition if they continuously feel worried or down and have lost pleasure in engaging in daily activities. Other symptoms include low self-esteem, feeling hopeless and helpless, tearful, guilty, and intolerable of others. However,...

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