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Alcoholism

Is Alcoholism a Way to Cope with Depression?

Alcoholism and depression are two prevalent problems that affect individuals from all walks of life. Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder (AUD), involves excessive and problematic drinking that can lead to severe health and mental concerns. Depression, on the other hand, is a mental...
Chinese New Year 2024

Chinese New Year 2024: How to Ease Stress and Anxiety

Chinese New Year celebration 2024 is around the corner. It is a time of tradition, festivities, delicious food, and family reunions. However, for some of you, the prospect of family gatherings during this special occasion can also bring about stress, anxiety, and unhappiness. Navigating the...
Emotional Numbness Coping

Emotional Numbness Coping: Ways to Cope With It?

Emotional Numbness Coping - What is it like to be emotionally numb? Let’s imagine you are watching a movie of your life. But you cannot feel the intense scenes or laugh at the funny parts. You are just sitting there, like a spectator, but with...
Emotional Numbness

Emotional numbness

Have you ever felt you have difficulties experiencing positive or negative emotions? Have you ever felt disconnected or detached from yourself or others? Or have you ever felt like you cannot participate or live your life to the fullest? This could be known as emotional...

How to Support a Loved One Experiencing Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?Schizophrenia is an often misunderstood mental health concern that significantly affects schizophrenic individuals and their families. It affects an individual’s emotions, thoughts, and perceptions towards self and the world around them. A lot of stigmas and fear surround this mental health condition, leading...

Anxiety and Depression: Navigating the Connection between them

Anxiety and depression are two mental health challenges that many individuals encounter in their lives. Often, depression and anxiety do not appear alone; they can be in the form of a package deal where both will appear together at the same time. This leads to...

Understanding Suicidal Ideation and How to Provide Support

Suicidal thoughts are a serious and distressing issue affecting individuals from all walks of life. The National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2022 reported a trend of increasing suicidal ideation among Malaysians in the past five years. It is reported that 1 in 8 individuals...

Psychopath Unmasking: Recognising the Signs in Everyday Life

Encountering a psychopath can be an unnerving experience, as they often possess a charming facade that conceals their true nature. Psychopaths can blend into social settings, which makes them even more challenging to identify. While Hollywood may have perpetuated certain stereotypes regarding psychopaths, it is...

Depersonalization: Experiencing The Unreal

Have you ever felt like watching your life from a snow-globe?As if someone else is living the life and you are merely existing.Or have you ever looked into the mirror and don’t recognize the person that the mirror illuminates?It is like the whole world is...

(PTSD) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

In this blog, we will be discussing about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD.Experiencing an emotionally or physically harmful or life-threatening event may affect one's mental, physical, social, and even spiritual well-being. The life-threatening events may include terrorist acts, war, sexual assault, natural disasters, serious accidents,...