Mental Health

What is Mental Toughness to Nicol David, World No. 1 Squash Player

Ever ran a marathon or hiked up Mount Kinabalu? Or perhaps slaved away on a treadmill? If you’ve done physical activity of any sort, you’ll realise that the toughest part is not your limbs giving out, but rather your mind giving in.  How often do you find yourself wanting to stop doing that push-up, or swimming that lap …

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Losing Your Loved Ones: Dealing with the Different Stages of Grief

We’ve all been through some form of loss. But there really is no greater loss than that of losing someone you love. Nothing is more shocking and life-altering than the moment you find out a loved one has died. What makes matters worse is when their passing was caused by a heinous act of crime, …

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Anger Management: 4 Steps to Control Your Emotions

Everyone gets angry at one time or another. Some people deal with their anger calmly and methodically, while others lash out with steering wheel locks and overreact to small things like minor car accidents. Anger is a common emotion experienced by all humans. It’s our natural response to a threat or a challenge – provoking the impulse …

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I Think My Kid Has ADHD. What Should I Do?

Have you been feeling concerned because your child has been showing persistent patterns of inattention and hyperactivity? Are you wondering if it is ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)? Initial signs of ADHD to Look Out For  These are some of the initial signs of ADHD to look for, typically if your child is below 12 …

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HealthWorks’ 100 Ways to Live Healthy and Happy

Here are 100 ways to live healthy and happy: 1. Skip the over-processed packaged foods for fresh food This means less Cornflakes and more fruit for breakfast, less chicken nuggets and more chargrilled chicken breast for dinner. 2. Read the ingredients list There are many ingredients you don’t want to eat too much of as …

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Mental Illness is Nobody’s Fault: What You Need to Know

What would you do if people treated you differently just because you have high blood pressure? It’s not your choice to suffer from the disorder but if people avoid you because of it, how would you feel? People dread mental illness and very few understand what it is all about. Some people think equate a …

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Understanding the Five Stages of Grief through MH370

When the word “delay” flashed across the screens at the arrival hall for MH370, nobody batted an eyelash. Flight delays were annoying, sure, but nothing out of the ordinary. However, as the delay dragged on and on, messages soon leaked out telling Malaysia that the flight could not be found. On the first day, emotions …

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