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Self-Care

Self-Care: Why It Matters and How to Make it a Daily Habit

Life can be a race filled with responsibilities, stress and constant demands. Often, this never-ending race leaves us feeling drained and overwhelmed. And most of the time, we often overlook the one person who needs our attention the most - ourselves. This is where self-care...
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...

Narcissism, What is it?

Imagine someone you know who always thinks they are the best, talks about themselves all the time, and craves attention from everyone. They will always be about "me, me, me". Well, this is a glance into the world of narcissism. They would want to be...
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...

Intrinsic & Extrinsic Motivation: Unlocking The Power Within

Motivation; is something that pushes us throughout life and plays an important role in our personal development. Motivation can be both intrinsic and extrinsic. These two distinct categories often sculpt the drive behind our actions, interests, sense of purpose and aspirations. Intrinsic motivation navigates us...

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...

ADHD In Adulting: The Hidden Battles

ADHD? How Common It Is?Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is something that often begins in childhood, but adults experience it too and it’s a silent battle that many choose to keep silent about. In our previous article, we discussed it in general with its symptoms...

Adlerian Approach: Understanding Alfred Adler’s Approach

Adlerian Approach - Alfred Adler was the pioneer of Adlerian theory (1870–1937). Alfred Adler was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the School of Individual Psychology. It emphasizes the uniqueness and individuality of each person. In addition, the theory also explains that individuals...

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...

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): A Journey Into DBT

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of talk therapy or in others, it is a modified type of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a versatile framework that combines the insights from CBT and the wisdom of mindfulness to offer an approach that works...