While many of us admittedly dread doing things solo, the polar opposites at the other end of the spectrum thrive while hibernating alone without having to interact with other human beings. It may seem like these introverts’ need for solitude is putting a damper on your friendship, but...
We don’t know about you, but 2018 for us has been an emotional whirlwind of stress and self-discovery.. which is why we’re more than ready to leave the bullsh*t behind to deeply reflect and ultimately, set an intention for a fresh start in 2019. Instead of making unrealistic...
Many anxiety sufferers discover their own ways to cope along the way, whether it involves therapy, exercise, music or medication. However, should you be having trouble figuring that out for yourself, there is an unexpected method that surprisingly helps – watching horror movies. Broadly writer Abby Moss in...
There is no denying the power of the subconscious mind. It stores and retrieves data, processes the world, screens through experiences and makes connections throughout your life. Being conscious is only the tiniest portion of what’s happening inside your brain and the rest, well, is in your subconscious....
Overthinking can be debilitating, and even more so should you suffer from anxiety. Aside from increasing frustration levels, judgements can get cloudy and decisions made following that may be haste or irrational. If all this feels familiar to you, here are eight tips to free yourself from overthinking....
Let’s review the last 24 hours you spent scrolling through social media. Did any of those updates help you feel highly of yourself as you read about someone else’s misfortune? Or rather, were any of the posts envy-inducing, subsequently making you feel less about yourself? The matter of...
It’s now a known fact that too much time on social media promotes mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. Yet, we scroll endlessly and mindlessly nearly every hour of every day, as though we are on autopilot. Amongst all social media platforms, Instagram is reportedly the...
1. Magnesium Magnesium is a natural muscle relaxer, which immensely helps with anxiety. It’s a nervous system relaxant and mineral that assists with fear, irritability, and restlessnes. It has been dubbed as the first-ever “chill pill” because it stabilises the mood and promotes feelings of calm and well-being. Just...
At some point in life, everyone reaches a phase whereby they put blame on their parents for their personal shortfalls and while it may not be the right approach, it is an easy justification to fault someone else for who you didn’t become, what you didn’t have, have...
Mental health is clearly no joke and over 40% of Malaysians suffer from mental illness. And while there is prescribed medication to aid anxiety and depression, a medical director from Washington D.C. Dr. Robert Zarr prescribes a daily walk in the park to his patients. One of them,...