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Coping With Bipolar Disorder During Coronavirus

Coping With Bipolar Disorder During Coronavirus

Bipolar disorder – formerly known as manic depression – is a type of mood disorder that involves intense periods of both depression and mania. Depressive states are marked by symptoms like persistent sadness or low mood, chronic fatigue and loss of interest in daily...
How to Get Treatment for Depression

How to Get Treatment for Depression

We’ve all experienced sad days when we’ve felt frustrated or defeated. Sadness is a natural part of the human range of emotions. But if these feelings become persistent or oppressive, and disrupt your daily life, they may be a sign of depression.  Depression is a...
Positive Potentials in Times of Crisis

Positive Potentials in Times of Crisis

The past few weeks have seen most of the world’s countries go into some form of a lockdown, with terms like ‘quarantine’ and ‘social distancing’ a part of our new vocabulary. Coronavirus (COVID-19) has shaken up life as we know it. Reflecting on the current global...
Learning to Embrace Uncertainty

Learning to Embrace Uncertainty

The current state of the world is one marked largely by uncertainty. Suddenly finding ourselves in unfamiliar territory, and not yet knowing what the future holds, can give rise to a number of uncomfortable emotions. When a world that once felt predictable becomes a...
Do I Need Treatment for Anxiety

Do I Need Treatment for Anxiety

Stress is a normal part of everyday life – in fact, it’s designed to protect us from danger. But while in today’s world our stresses usually aren’t life-threatening, our anxiety levels sometimes respond as if they are. Anxiety is a normal response to stress. When...