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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?...
Impulsive

Impulsive Online Shopping: One Tap Away

Written By: ROSE MARDIAH MAZLAN (INTERN)Verified By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)The heavenly side of social media– online shops. It is currently the most convenient choice for purchasing anything that you desire. You can browse the pictures, details, and reviews. With the emergence of Instagram and TikTok,...
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...
Healing Signs

Healing: 10 Signs of Emotional Growth

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Healing is a process of finding a way back home to yourself through the chaos and noise from within and the external world. Healing is a messy and non-linear journey. It wouldn’t always be a bed of roses, it has...
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...
Inside Out

Inside Out: The Decoding of Emotions

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Inside Out 2 is going to get it’s grand release after the huge success of it’s part 1.Pss: Are you excited for the new emotions like "anxiety" and "embarrassment"?I am quite sure we all can relate to these emotions due to our past experiences.‘Inside Out’ Part 1 has taken a huge place in many of our hearts...
Fictional Character

Fictional Character: The Idealistic Charms

Written By: ROSE MARDIAH MAZLAN (INTERN)Verified By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)The vast sources of fiction have presented various kinds of characters. Writers have created them from the heart, putting on their features, and designing how they look. Fictions are presented in many mediums, such as novels,...
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,...
Cognitive dissonance

The Mind’s Tug-of-War: Cognitive Dissonance

Written By: Kelly Chan Jia Li, Clinical Psychologist (MAHPC(CP)00353)Have you ever felt that internal tug-of-war of unsettling clash of thoughts and beliefs? This inner struggle, the uncomfortable feeling you experience when things do not add up in your mind, is known as cognitive dissonance.Cognitive dissonance...
Fulfilling Relationship

How Couple Therapy Can Create More Fulfilling Relationships?

Written By: Shaundtrya Ganasan, Licensed Counselor (KB11097)Does Couple Therapy really work?Dive through this article to understand better.The world is constantly evolving and changing for the betterment of living beings. Be it advanced technology, cashless payments, more educated netizens, busy and tight-scheduled lifestyles; various food choices,...
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