In this article, our clinical director shares a simple yet robust model for self-improvement he calls "BET'RR" (pronounced “better”). It stands for Body – Emotions – Thoughts – Reactions/Responses. Through this approach, we can develop greater self-awareness, which in turn will help us to make better choices towards a sustainable state of mental wellbeing.
Journaling is one of the best self-care activities you can do for yourself. When you are troubled and have no one to talk to, your journal can become your best friend and personal therapist. In this post, I would like to teach you a simple and effective way to engage in expressive journaling. The exercise itself will only take 10 minutes.
Lockdown, quarantine, movement control order: all words we have heard too much in the past couple of days. When you are in close proximity with someone 24/7, little grievances can all too quickly become big mountains! Let’s have a look at some of the best tips to help keep your relationship with your partner secure and strong.
Ever since news of the COVID-19 virus broke out and the number of infected people in Malaysia began increasing, people have been stressing out about the well being of themselves and their family members. So what can we do to relieve some of these pressures and maybe even to create some fun memories with the family during this time?
As humans, we are wired to connect with each other. However, this longing can be difficult especially when a relationship dissolves. Especially in a committed romantic relationship, a breakup can affect our self-esteem, mood, and even health. This is because coming out of a romantic relationship may make us question ourselves.
The word is out! Based on possibly the longest research study on adult development ever conducted, we now know what contributes to human happiness. It is not money. It is not fame. So what is it?
Chinese New Year is just around the corner and with it comes relatives with the well-meaning barrage of questions.“Got boyfriend already, ah?” “Aiyah, why no children yet?” “You lost your job?” For most, this flurry of questions is normal but what about those who have just suffered a relationship break-up, dropped out of school, or lost a job? Or those who are still, despite trying hard, unable to find a life-partner or have children of their own? What might family gatherings be like for them?