The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year…right? The answer may be more complex than you would think. A survey conducted by the American Psychological Association reported that although 3 out of 4 respondents have positive experiences, about 38 percent of respondents noted increased stress levels during the holiday season. Given the
Dear Men, We Need To Talk About Mental Health Globally, a man dies every minute from suicide. In all countries across the world, twice as many men as women take their life. In the US, 3.5x more men die by suicide than women. According to the World Health Organization, every year, around 800,000 people died
Every day we are bombarded with stress triggers whether it is financial difficulties, worries about work, family concerns and relationship issues, plus an ongoing pandemic, it is no surprise that 56% of us are reporting stress symptoms. Stress can be experienced in different ways although there are common symptoms that may be useful to identify.
When an appliance or device has a problem, it has ways of letting us know. It starts to make funny sounds, stops working as well, or shows us an error message. These serve as warning signs that all is not well, and tell us we need to take action to keep the item working. Unfortunately,
For individuals with female reproductive organs, menopause is a significant milestone that marks the permanent cessation of menstrual cycles, in other words, the ending of the reproductive years. Menopause is, however, not a single event but a gradual transition that occurs with age and spans over months and years. As this natural process of reproductive aging unfolds, various biological and psychological changes may surface that can prove to be challenging. Even so, what seems clear is that mindset matters when it comes to this phase of life.
What OCD? OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is an anxiety disorder, characterised by recurrent, persistent thoughts (‘obsessions’), and/or the presence of repetitive behaviours that one feels compelled to carry out (‘compulsions’). People with OCD will often relate to experiencing intensely negative intrusive thoughts or images, combined with feelings of doubt or danger, or feeling excessively responsible
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