ASMR Popular Triggers Part 2

To an outsider, the world of ASMR videos can be a baffling, kooky place. In a fast-growing corner of the internet, millions of people are watching each other tap, rattle, stroke and whisper their way through hours of homemade videos, with the aim of being lulled to sleep, or in the hope of experiencing “the…

ASMR Popular Triggers Part 1

To an outsider, the world of ASMR videos can be a baffling, kooky place. In a fast-growing corner of the internet, millions of people are watching each other tap, rattle, stroke and whisper their way through hours of homemade videos, with the aim of being lulled to sleep, or in the hope of experiencing “the…

Tips to Reduce Anxious Feelings

Anxiety is often a long-term issue. To keep anxiety from coming back, you need to learn to control your overall anxiety symptoms, and that’s not something that happens overnight. There is no magic pill for curing anxiety forever, nor is there a therapy that is 100% effective after one session. Everyone has frightening or anxious moments. This…

Grounding Techniques Part 2

After a trauma, it’s normal to experience flashbacks, anxiety, and other uncomfortable symptoms. Grounding techniques help control these symptoms by turning attention away from thoughts, memories, or worries, and refocusing on the present moment. Here are a few techniques for grounding that you can use : Mental Exercises Use mental exercises to take your mind off uncomfortable…

Grounding Techniques Part 1

After a trauma, it’s normal to experience flashbacks, anxiety, and other uncomfortable symptoms. Grounding techniques help control these symptoms by turning attention away from thoughts, memories, or worries, and refocusing on the present moment. Here are a few techniques for grounding that you can use : Body Awareness The body awareness technique will bring you into the…

FAQs on Suicide Prevention Part 3

Understanding and recognising the warning signs of depression and suicidal behaviour are helpful in preventing suicide. The following answers to important questions can help you understand suicide and take steps to stop it. What do you do with the answer?  What do you do when you realize, for example, “my child just said: “I’ve thought…

FAQs on Suicide Prevention Part 2

Understanding and recognising the warning signs of depression and suicidal behaviour are helpful in preventing suicide. The following answers to important questions can help you understand suicide and take steps to stop it. What kind of questions can you ask someone if you are worried about their mental health? Here are some questions you can…

FAQs on Suicide Prevention Part 1

Understanding and recognising the warning signs of depression and suicidal behaviour are helpful in preventing suicide. The following answers to important questions can help you understand suicide and take steps to stop it. How do you know someone might be suicidal? You may hear them say statements like: “I wish I was never born.”, “Your…

Tips for Relieving Anxiety

And a little anxiety can actually be useful. Feeling nervous can get the adrenalin pumping and make you more alert. But it’s when short-term anxiety becomes a more long-term condition that problems start. Chronic anxiety can be crippling and may lead to an inability to concentrate, constant nausea, palpitations and insomnia. It can also cause…

Sociopath Versus Psychopath

The condition of psychopathy has intrigued psychologists for years. A complicated and mysterious personality disorder, psychopathy invokes poor impulse control, the rejection of moral social norms, and often violent and aggressive behaviour. With close symptoms to that of a similar personality disorder known as sociopathy, the relation between these two conditions is a major topic…