Posts Tagged ‘Mental health’

Singapore: Online Portal for Mental Health Resources

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) is building an online portal as an extensive archive of mental health information, as instructed by Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH). The website focuses on mental and wellbeing content that are carefully selected by professionals in the field. This portal is targeted at members of society who are affected by…

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Interactive Brain Games that Can Improve Mental Health

There’s a common misconception that playing games is a waste of time and children should spend most of their time working hard in school. This fallacy is also seen among adults, who perceive games as kiddy, or a ‘thing of the past’. However, what most people do not understand is the capacity for certain games…

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Technology & Mental Health

The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2030 depression will be the biggest singular healthcare problem, costing $6 trillion worldwide. Still, many aspects of mental health in the future look bright. We are moving away from stigmatising them to acknowledging them. Many of us now know that, like any organ, the brain can “fall sick”…

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Five Tech Innovations That Changed Mental Health

Nowadays, mental health has been a serious topic to be talked about especially during the pandemic as people tend to spend more time on their phones and social media which might cause stress, anxiety, and sadness. Thankfully, due to technology innovations, the use of AI and big data, and smartphones have drastically changed comparing to…

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Hope: Why it matters (now more than ever)

What exactly is hope? Depending on who your are talking to, the concept of hope might be different. When individuals talk about hope in a spiritual setting, they may be referring to the belief that good things will happen as a result of their trust in a higher force. They might pray and aim their…

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Warning signs that you are frustrated in your marriage

Did you know that an unhappy marriage can be a major contributor to declines in your mental health? That’s because the frequent fights, cold shoulders, and often toxic environment can take a toll on your mental health. That said, however, it is important to acknowledge that the honeymoon phase of a marriage will eventually end.…

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Mental health 101: Myths and misconceptions

Do you know someone who is struggling with a mental health issue? Chances are, you do. That’s because one in seven people in Singapore suffer from some form of it, which means someone close to you may be affected. However, due of the stigma and taboo surrounding mental illness, many individuals are obliged to keep their condition…

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How to take care of your mental health at work

The way we think and feel, as well as our ability to cope with ups and downs, are all aspects of mental health. Mental health is something that we all struggle with. We have a sense of purpose and direction, the energy to pursue the things we want to accomplish, and the capacity to deal…

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Essential Oils for different uses

Essential oils are often associated with aromatherapy devices and high-end day spas affluent tai-tais who you’ll find on Crazy Rich Asians would visit. But did you know that even some relatively cheap essential oils might have legitimate anxiety and stress-relieving properties? Today, we’ll explore some essential oils that can help you to ease those tense…

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