HOW TO EASE THOSE CHRISTMAS BLUES…

Christmas is a time for family gatherings, pine trees with shiny decorations, tasty food, and the joys of giving. Why then can this period of the year trigger so many negative emotions? We see a rise in anxiety and depression around Christmas, and statistics show that often these go untreated, indicating that people are often struggling with their ...

Dec 11

Categories: Mental Health Professions

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Must Illness or Trauma Fail You?

 In Western medicine, healing is equated only with health. Superficially, it sounds common sense. Logical. Obvious.

Dec 11

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Adult psychological development, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Five Ways Travelling Can Boost Your Mental Health and Relationship

Dec 7

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, ...

Written By:
Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo

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What Are the Signs of Mild Depression?

Mild depression can be hard to diagnose. Many symptoms can feel like regular emotional responses.While the name may suggest that this is not a serious condition, changes in mood can become more severe, and it often helps to address depression at an early stage.In this article, we look at how to identify mild depression, where it may lead, and when ...

Oct 13

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Depression

Depression is one of the highest prevalent mental disorders in the world today. Three hundred million people around the world suffer from depression according to the World Health Organization.What Is Depression? Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think ...

Oct 4

Categories: Depression

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10 Facts about Alzheimer's Disease You Should Know

 Share your views at https://www.meetingsint.com/conferences/dementiaMail your concerns to dementia@annualmeetings.net#Dementia_2019 #Toronto #April_15 #Conference #meetingsint #International_Conference

Oct 4

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dementia

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Please welcome to the stage 377a...again!

Since India's ruling to legalise gay sex on 6 Sept 20118 the debate on Section 377a of the Penal Code in Singapore has reignited.A couple of days after the ruling I received a video from a friend. The video does not show the authors, producers or institutions behind it, but the message is ...

Sep 19

Categories: Gender Identity disorder, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & ...

Written By:
Dr Oberdan Marianetti

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Are You in Love with Love?

 Zeny is in love. She's in love with love since she's 12. She watches one romantic movie or telenovela after another.

Sep 11

Categories: Attachment Issues, Love addiction, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The positive effects of a good listener - Why we should train and ...

The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention.’’ - Rachel Naomi Remen.Never in our history do we have the variety or are exposed to as many channels of communication today ...

Aug 28

Categories: Communication Disorders Problems

Written By:
Irena Constantin

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5 Important Things You Must Know About Therapy

Thinking of starting therapy?Taking that first step to focus on your mental health is a brave and wonderful thing. However, it can be scary not knowing what to expect if you have not been through the therapy process.

Aug 2

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

Written By:
Sophia Goh

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The #1 Cause of Loneliness

Rita was one confused teenager. After she got sexually molested in school, she won't talk with her mother or sisters.She said, "My Mom can't handle it. What can my sisters do?" Even with her closest friends, she'd rather not talk about it.Over time, the "secret" took ...

Jul 27

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Relationships & Marriage, ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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The taboo of violence and the need for parental authority, Part 2

Violence is inherent to human condition. It is born of the frustration of our omnipotence, our vital energy. This violence that we want to restrain and ignore, has a price to be paid. The inevitable circulation of this violence means that if the parents do not take responsibility for it, it comes ...

Jul 7

Categories: Parenting

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The taboo of violence and the need for parental authority

Violence is inherent to human condition. It is born of the frustration of our omnipotence, our vital energy. This violence that we want to restrain and ignore, has a price to be paid. The inevitable circulation of this violence means that if the parents do not take responsibility for it, it comes ...

Jun 28

Categories: Parenting

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You Can Care But You Can't Carry People

You take care of a loved one. Or, your work involves helping others. The fact that you want to make a difference in other people's lives is noble.But here's plain truth: you won't always be able to help everyone. You can care but you can't carry people. Some resist change. Some are ...

Jun 28

Categories: Caregiver Issues / Stress, Emotional Abuse, Family Problems

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Why Am I Still Single?

Many people ask themselves, "Why am I still single?" "Am I unloveable?"Often we ask ourselves these questions because we are putting to much pressure on finding "the one." Finding the right partner requires confidence, patience and perseverance. There are certain traits and factors that make you attracted to others, ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Adult psychological ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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