Why Does Depression Make You Tired

Depression

“I can’t seem to have the energy to do things. I’m just getting by.” “I did not do anything much but why am I so tired?” “I’m tired of being tired.” Short Overview These thoughts point to one of the core symptoms in clinical depression – fatigue. With over 95% of people with depression experiencing […]

How Anxiety Affects the Body

Anxiety

Short Overview Anxiety An emotion is familiar to most, if not all, of us. Getting late for a necessary appointment, speaking in front of a large crowd, or even the sensation you get before sending that text to someone important. Feelings of tension and worried thoughts are a natural part of life. The way our […]

What Are the Signs of Workplace Negligence

Workplace negligence

What is Negligence? Based on Cambridge Dictionary; “(noun) the fact of not giving enough care or attention to someone or something.” Based on American Psychology Association; “failure to fulfil a duty or to provide some response, action, or level of care that is appropriate or reasonable to expect” Workplace negligence is; “A legal term that […]

Why is Workplace Diversity Important?

Workplace Diversity

Diversity based on Cambridge Dictionary is: “the fact of many different types of things or people being included in something; a range of different things or people.” Diversity based on American Psychology Association; “the broad scope of dimensions of race, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, class status, education, religious/spiritual orientation and other cultural […]

WHAT IS INTERPERSONAL INTELLIGENCE?

Interpersonal intelligence is the ability of a person to interact and relate with people effectively when managing interpersonal relationships. It also involves the understanding of verbal and non-verbal social cues from others, then interacting with them in appropriate ways. This understanding enables the person to understand and empathize with other people’s needs and motivations. As […]

TIME BOMB: ARE WE PATIENT OR JUST TOLERATING?

time bomb

Short Overview “It’s ok. He has already done a lot for us. I can’t burden him more with the children. But I, too, couldn’t stand it anymore. It’s so tiring, I can’t enjoy myself anymore….” “All is ok. I’ve never had a fight with my husband. He is kind. He’s just less expressive. Sometimes when […]

Spirituality In Mental Health

Many misunderstand that being religious and spiritual have the same vibe. It is not entirely wrong, yet not right enough. Nevertheless, these terms are interrelated with different meanings. Mental health is often forgotten when talking about religion and spirituality, but it is an important part of both. “Spirituality is a personal or collective search for […]

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION: IS IT REAL OR FAKE?

“Anne is pregnant and is waiting for her delivery soon. Along the way, she is always moody, easily overwhelmed and triggered by her house environment. Her husband is always away and only around once a week. So, she must manage her life independently – going for pregnancy check-ups, doing chores, looking after her parents, and […]

HOW CAN INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT BE A NEGATIVE STRESS?

Short Overview What is an interpersonal conflict? Interpersonal conflict happens when there is a disagreement between two or more people, regardless of whether it is expressed verbally or non-verbally. The dispute often stems from the difference in values, expectations, goals, viewpoints, beliefs, and attitudes towards problem-solving. This may be because people have very different personalities, […]

Which mental health disorders are passed down by genetics

mental health

A recent study revealed that these 5 major disorders have a genetic component, which shows that they can be genetically passed down from one generation to another. The 5 major disorders include ADHD, autism, schizophrenia, bipolar, and depression. However, it is not 100% that if a family member was to have these disorders, it would […]