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
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
Mental Illness Awareness Week – Bringing awareness to our mental wellbeing – our collective responsibility
Since the pandemic hits us in 2020, we are talking about mental health way more frequently than ever before. In a way, that has brought a lot of people’s attention to their mental wellbeing. However, it shouldn’t have taken a pandemic to serve as a wake up call in raising awareness of our mental health.
Have these thoughts ever come across your mind? “Why didn’t I do better?” “How could I have missed that point? I’m such a fool…” “I could have seen that coming! If I had been more careful…” etc. Self-criticism is common and it exists as almost part of our daily lives. We criticise ourselves more often
People might argue that having an international happiness at work week is unnecessary when there are countless other important causes to highlight. However, the fact is that we spend most of our lives at work and therefore it is essential to focus on enhancing employee’s happiness and their mental health in the workplace. Most businesses
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