Am I sad or depressed?

Sadness is an emotion that slows us down and teaches us that we made a mistake, or that something or someone hurt us.  Usually, when we are sad, we are still able to get out of bed and maintain our daily routines.  Depression is a deeper emotion that often feels like darkness or heaviness.  We find ourselves unable to go about our ...

Jun 21

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Emotional ...

Written By:
Dr Monica Borschel

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Suicide and Soul Pain

 Recently, two well-loved celebrities committed suicide. The world is stunned and sad.

Jun 12

Categories: Adult psychological development, Depression, Suicide Prevention

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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What Happens When Depression Takes Over the Thinking

Depression can manifest differently for different people. For some, depression seems to have developed over a period of time. For others, it seems to have hit them out of the blue. Depression can range from mild, moderate, to severe. Some people may experience depression only once, or many times ...

Feb 27

Categories: Depression, Self-Confidence, Self-Criticism

Written By:
Sophia Goh

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Crying Without Shame

Dina seemed incapable of receiving compliments. In our “chit chat” during session, after I’d affirmed her accomplishments and good looks, she started avoiding eye contact by staring at the floor or holding her self tightly.

Feb 17

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Depression, Emotional Abuse

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Patience Amid Process

A new year slogan says, “The best is yet to come!”I like that. In my experience, and in the experience of a great many people, it can be true or inspiring a lot of times.

Jan 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Depression, Family Problems

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Exercise and mental health: What you need to to know.

There are proven ways to manage common mental health concerns such as depression and anxiety. This includes psychotherapy or counseling, which allows a person to work through their challenges that they are facing, and to develop the skills in order to manage ...

Oct 28

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Happiness, Mental Health in Asia

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2 Signals Of Depression That You Should Look Out For.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 300 million people are suffering from depression worldwide1. This makes it the leading cause of disability on a global scale2. Although depression is proven to be such a common mental health issue to experience, it is still considered by many a ...

Oct 24

Categories: Depression

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The Art of Being More Active to Become Less Depressed

When you're psychologically depressed, you're behaviorally depressed. Your mind expects more pain than gain. Life doesn't excite you any more. You feel you're unfit for life. That depresses you even more.One solution is pretty simple. Direct. When you find your self - whether ...

Sep 11

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Happiness

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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When A Loved One Dies

I once heard the reminiscences of a 70+ year old man who lost his wife to cancer.

Aug 8

Categories: Depression, Emptiness, Happiness

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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All About Depression

“A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.”

May 9

Categories: Depression

Written By:
Sudeeptha Grama

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Healing Your Holidays

“How do I emotionally survive the ‘merry’ holidays?,” consciously or unconsciously you ask your self.Perhaps you’re going through separation, wounds from infidelity, divorce, failure, severe trauma or tension. You fear the fact that you might not enjoy the holidays. ...

Dec 23

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

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Do You Have Bipolar Tendency or “Just” Mood Swing?

I’ve heard so many people talked about this. When someone has mood swing, she or he would asked me, “Am I have bipolar?”, “I felt ups and downs mood so I must be have bipolar, isn’t it?”, “Lately, I can’t control my emotion anymore and it ruin my ...

Feb 18

Categories: Bipolar, Depression, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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Distinguishing Grief and Depression

When we lose someone through death, it is common for grief, sadness, anger or anxiety to appear sometimes. While these mood issues might seem like depression, the experience of grief is quite different. Grief is precipitated by distress over the loss of another e.g. death. Generally people could go ...

Dec 1

Categories: Depression, Grief, Loss, Bereavement

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Treating Mums, Protecting Babies CATCHING PRE-AND POST-NATAL ...

The minute that tiny baby lands in your arms you are only supposed to feel joy, or so you’re told.Having a baby can be difficult and challenging. It’s hard to admit to feeling isolated, overwhelmed, and afraid. These feelings are common — so why is there a code of ...

Nov 3

Categories: Couple Counseling, Depression, Family Problems, Mental Health in ...

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Anxiety treatment in Sydney

There are several major types of anxiety disorders, each with its own characteristics.Generalized anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which a person is always in a state of fear and has negative thoughts about himself / herself and his / her possessions. He / She is always ruminating about the negative side of things or ...

Oct 1

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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