Anxiety & Depression

How to not be SAD

Some people with SAD may experience symptoms in the summer but feel better in the winter. If you are one of them and feeling down after the holiday season, here are some tips for getting over your post-December depression.

Autumn Anxiety and how to deal with it

Summer is not everyone’s preferred season. The glaring sunlight, burning heat, and sweltering humidity in tropical climates like ours can make it a not-so-pleasant season.

How to streamline your work pressure?

We have all dealt with work pressure at some point in our lives. Whether it is the constant feeling of falling behind or getting side-tracked by other tasks, it can be hard to keep up with everything else going on in your life. Fortunately, there are ways you can handle this problem—and they do not all involve a therapist! Here are a few ideas for reducing work pressure so you may concentrate on what matters.

Mother’s Day 2022: Supermoms are outdated

Today is Mother’s Day and as we scramble to buy last minute gifts for all the mother figures in our lives, let us pause and ask ourselves frankly — at a time when postpartum depression is at its peak, workplaces are especially unforgiving to women who have just given birth, and the immediate family scene is replete with taunts about being a “good mother”, is an engraved pendant or a spa session enough to make mothers happy?

BOOK REVIEW: MENTAL HEALTH / Two books that explore life in psychotherapy

I picked up this book while trying to find a good therapist in this dreary land.

WORDS THAT HEAL: The comfort of literature in times of mental duress

For Mahera help came not only in the form of relatable characters, but also the physical comfort derived from holding onto a book. "I've carried a book or a Kindle with me during the worst times of my life. It's like a security blanket," she told me.

Depression could speed up brain aging

A new UK review finds that those who have depression or anxiety could also show an increased rate of cognitive decline later in life.

Exercise can stave off depression: New study

​New international research has found more evidence to suggest that exercise can prevent the onset of depression, and could be beneficial in people of all ages.

Interactive Infograph: 10 common diseases

Interactive inforgraph of twelve common diseases of male and female

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

How to not be SAD

Some people with SAD may experience symptoms in the summer but feel better in the winter. If you are one of them and feeling down after the holiday season, here are some tips for getting over your post-December depression.

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

Autumn Anxiety and how to deal with it

Summer is not everyone’s preferred season. The glaring sunlight, burning heat, and sweltering humidity in tropical climates like ours can make it a not-so-pleasant season.

October 26, 2022
October 26, 2022

How to streamline your work pressure?

We have all dealt with work pressure at some point in our lives. Whether it is the constant feeling of falling behind or getting side-tracked by other tasks, it can be hard to keep up with everything else going on in your life. Fortunately, there are ways you can handle this problem—and they do not all involve a therapist! Here are a few ideas for reducing work pressure so you may concentrate on what matters.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Mother’s Day 2022: Supermoms are outdated

Today is Mother’s Day and as we scramble to buy last minute gifts for all the mother figures in our lives, let us pause and ask ourselves frankly — at a time when postpartum depression is at its peak, workplaces are especially unforgiving to women who have just given birth, and the immediate family scene is replete with taunts about being a “good mother”, is an engraved pendant or a spa session enough to make mothers happy?

September 10, 2020
September 10, 2020

Two books that explore life in psychotherapy

I picked up this book while trying to find a good therapist in this dreary land.

November 30, 2018
November 30, 2018

WORDS THAT HEAL: The comfort of literature in times of mental duress

For Mahera help came not only in the form of relatable characters, but also the physical comfort derived from holding onto a book. "I've carried a book or a Kindle with me during the worst times of my life. It's like a security blanket," she told me.

May 25, 2018
May 25, 2018

Depression could speed up brain aging

A new UK review finds that those who have depression or anxiety could also show an increased rate of cognitive decline later in life.

April 26, 2018
April 26, 2018

Exercise can stave off depression: New study

​New international research has found more evidence to suggest that exercise can prevent the onset of depression, and could be beneficial in people of all ages.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Interactive Infograph: 10 common diseases

Interactive inforgraph of twelve common diseases of male and female