Today, September 10, is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is a day when organizations and concerned individuals come together in various ways to spread awareness that suicide can be prevented.
Taking mental health courses online is one of the better things you can do during the pandemic – and beyond. The next time you find yourself spending the whole weekend binge-watching or playing video games, why not set aside an hour or so to learn something new that will help with your wellbeing?
“Progress, not perfection,” I remember hearing this in the Denzel Washington film, “The Equalizer.” It has stuck with me since and, while the thought is comforting, it is actually very hard for me to digest. You see, I grew up a perfectionist. I’m still a bit of a perfectionist now. I am diagnosed with Obsessive […]
Our lives were changed in an instant when the pandemic COVID-19 hit the world. Young or old, single or married, working or jobless – nobody was spared. Without a cure or vaccine yet in sight and the weeks of isolation in our homes stretching longer than we ever imagined, it is only natural that so […]
Being quarantined during a global pandemic is not how most of us envisioned spending our spring! Rather, we were planning fun vacations, preparing for long-awaited graduations or weddings, or just excitedly getting out of our winter confinement. Instead, we find ourselves amidst a medical, economic, and mental health crisis all rolled into one. Can you […]
There are times in life when keeping a positive outlook truly is a challenge. The COVID-19 pandemic sure is one of those moments. Not only is the world faced with a major global health crisis, but we’re also witnessing economic consequences and prevailing uncertainty. Combined with the fact that most people are either self-isolating or […]