21 Dec
What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive compulsive disorder, commonly referred to as ‘OCD’, refers to repetitive, intrusive and unwanted fears and thoughts (obsessions), as well as repetitive mental or physical actions and routines (compulsions) in an attempt to relieve the relevant thoughts and anxiety. When suffering from OCD, the need to repeat certain actions over… Read more »

30 Nov
What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is referred to as intense anxiety, stress and fear following experiencing or witnessing a traumatic (e.g. extremely violent and/or life-threatening) event. In some cases, the trauma may have occurred recently, and in other instances, it may have occurred long ago. Depending on the situation, the trauma… Read more »

30 Nov
How to be Happy

How to be Happy

What is happiness, you may find yourself asking? Happiness, in simple terms, refers to the state of feeling happy. In wider terms, happiness may be defined as regularly experiencing positive emotions, which may include joy, satisfaction and contentment, as opposed to negative emotions (such as deflation). Many of us wonder… Read more »

28 Nov
What are the Main Types of Depression

What are the Main Types of Depression?

We all face difficult times in life whereby we may feel very sad (i.e. after the passing of someone we love) or flat (i.e. after having a great idea rejected by our manager at work). However, different to these normal situations, after which these feelings fade away, depression is characterised… Read more »