Tag - Anxiety

Depression

Depression: Understand to Heal

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Depression; is a term that we often hear. We often misunderstand sadness with depression. We often see people labelling themselves or those around them as ‘depressed’ individuals. What depression, actually is? Is feeling sad, burnout at work, having difficulty managing...
Music and Mood

How Music Affects Our Mood and Emotions: A Melody for the Mind

Written By: Sin Tze Ean Cyan (Clinical Psychology Trainee)Verified By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Have you ever felt a little low but then turned on an upbeat song and noticed yourself smiling and feeling happy? Or have you cried listening to an emotional ballad?...
Burnout

Burnout: Recognizing the Tell-tale Signs of Burnout

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Many of us juggle various responsibilities in today's fast-paced world, from work demands to personal commitments. It is not uncommon for individuals to push themselves to the limit, but sometimes, this can lead to burnout. Burnout is a...
Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking & Stage Fear

Overcoming Fear of Public Speaking & Stage Fright

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Public speaking—two words that can strike terror into the hearts of many. Whether presenting in a meeting, giving a toast at a wedding, or speaking in front of a larger audience, the fear of public speaking is a...
Perfectionism

Perfectionism: A Journey to Balance

Perfectionism; While aiming for excellence can be positive, let’s also consider how perfectionism may have affected your life in not-so-desirable ways. Perfectionism can sometimes lead to negative outcomes, affecting mental health, relationships, and overall well-being. Hence, let’s understand what perfectionism is, how it affects us,...

FOMO: The Agony Behind Fear of Missing Out

Written By: Rose Mardiah Mazlan (Intern)Verified By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Having a joyous life is indeed a desire.It comes from many things that you venture into in your life.There could be countless music fans, art lovers, and book readers in our circle. However, we...
Body Image

Body Image: Issues Pertaining Dissatisfaction

Written By: Rose Mardiah Mazlan (Intern)Verified By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)In today’s world, body dissatisfaction is like an unwelcome guest.Body image concerns have been circulating in our society on an everyday basis. It’s either that we inflict judgements on another person or it...
Bullying

Bully

Written By: Navienisha Muniandy (Intern)Verified By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)What is bullying?Bullying is an act of aggressive behaviour that is deliberate, repeated, and comprises an imbalance of power or strength.Bullying can also occur in various environments, including schools, workplaces, and virtually. Moreover, bullying can have major...
Child Anxiety

Anxiety in Children: Under 10 years old

Written By: Navienisha Muniandy (Intern)Verified By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Are you noticing your child becoming too anxious or afraid frequently?  This might be a sign of anxiety in children, as young as 10 years old. It is not unusual for children to experience anxiety, and...
Porn Addiction

Is Porn Addiction a Coping Mechanism?

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)March 12, 2024In today's digitally connected world, the ease of access to explicit content has sparked a growing concern: porn addiction. For some individuals, the excessive consumption of pornography may be more than just a recreational pastime;...