Category: Blog

What is Schizophrenia?

April 2, 2020
  What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a severe long-term mental health condition. Doctors refer to schizophrenia as a type of psychosis. This means that the person may not always be...

Helping children cope with stress during the Covid-19 outbreak

April 2, 2020
Children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc. Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen...

Coping with stress during the Covid-19 outbreak.

April 2, 2020
It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. Talking to people you trust can help. Contact your friends and family. If you must stay...

Managing your mental health while in self-isolation or quarantine.

April 2, 2020
There are a number of ways to support your mental health during periods of self-isolation or quarantine. Remind yourself that this is a temporary period of isolation to slow the...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

April 2, 2020
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory...

Panic and Pandemics

April 2, 2020
  In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this blog post will focus on the fear of contagion to contagion of fear. To begin, let’s distinguish between a pandemic...

Social Anxiety Disorder 

March 1, 2020
How SAD Happens: The Development of Social Anxiety Disorder    Many people say Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) feels just how it sounds: sad. The disorder can be described as an...

What is Love?

February 25, 2020
The above figure shows that different combinations characterize seven types of love (plus non-love which is the absence of all three). Let’s look at each one of these combinations more...

Stigma- Mental health

February 16, 2020
There is quite a fair amount of misunderstanding about various mental health disorders. A common misunderstanding of the diagnosis ‘schizophrenia’ is thought of having multiple personalities, however, this is an...

Ikiagi- “A Reason For Being”

January 30, 2020
Ikigai – (ee-key-guy) A new decade is upon us. Probably most of are trying to focus and keep our new year resolutions which involves a positive consequence on life. Perhaps...