more articles about: mental health

 
x
Share
It's okay to feel sad, too.
We’re always told that we should stay positive and be happy to the point where people feel as though happiness is a sign that we are winning in life. Pero sa totoo lang, hindi naman tayo palaging masaya. We go through rough ...
 
x
Share
We talked to Dr. Karina Galang Fernandez, Executive Director of Ateneo Bulatao Center, about how to manage fear and panic during situations like the COVID-19 pandemic.
On March 11, COVID-19 was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Philippines has since been put under Code Red Sublevel 2 and class suspensions as well as community quarantines have been enforced in Metro Manila for 30 days.While ...
 
x
Share
According to the Department of Health (DOH), depression is one of the most common health problems among youth around the world.
In the Philippines, depression is one of the most common mental health concerns, especially among the younger generations. Over the years, the country has made progress in terms of creating awareness and taking action towards mental health issues, but we still have ...
 
x
Share
The next time you find yourself on the verge of crying, let it all out.
You know what people say—Kailangan ng lakas ng loob at tapang para makaraos sa college. It's something we hear over and over again. We're told you can’t survive college unless you’re strong and resilient in the face of challenges, because the universe ...
 
x
Share
As part of the #BreakTheStigma campaign, mental health experts and advocates say there is nothing wrong with asking for and needing help.
Nowadays, people are more empowered to open up about their struggles with mental health. It helps to have an accessible platform like social media as another avenue for self-expression. We can easily put across our thoughts or get in touch with other people ...
 
x
Share
Wait for a love like this. A love that is good to you, for you.
We all have demons imprisoned inside us. We all have something scary waiting to be released inside our heads and they're not pretty. They can be loud at times telling you what to do, taking away all the senses in your body ...
 
x
Share
Good news!
Early this year, we shared a post regarding UST offering free psychological services even to non-Thomasians. This month, we're happy to have found this post from Facebook user Charlene Mae Arkaina, saying that the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) offers free psychiatric consultation, too!Not only that, ...
 
x
Share
Blaming yourself, expecting the worst, and more!
Being in a stressful situation or having an anxiety attack is already hard in itself, so make a conscious effort to keep yourself from thinking these things:The problem with this kind of thinking is you're programmed to think that you're either successful ...
 
x
Share
Ain't no shame in your fangirling game!
Fandoms, specifically fangirls, are some of the most influential people on the planet. Nobody can deny that. In fact, Harry Styles once said, "Teenage-girl fans—they don't lie. If they like you, they're there. They don't act 'too cool.' They like you, and ...
 
x
Share
We don't invent stories for the sake of likes. We write the pain as we go through it because the process of letting out what we think and feel at the moment helps us heal.
As I've said before, depression is an illness just like how cancer is an illness.Like fluid released from a ruptured cyst, it will permeate your brain until you can no longer take the pain. You won't know when it'll hit you and ...
 
x
1426 Shares
It was a cycle of guilt, anger, misery, and a constant state of hopelessness.
If you (or someone you know) need help or just want to talk to someone, you can get in touch with mental health facilities such as the UST Graduate School Psychotrauma Clinic, which offers free psychological services even to non-UST students.It all ...
 
x
536 Shares
Plus, two real-life stories from those who have experienced it.
"You're just over-reacting!""BIPOLAR!""Mental illness is not real."Are you tired of hearing these things?We've all experienced having a bad day (or two, or thirty), and it's easy to dismiss it as just that: a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day, just like ...
LOAD MORE ARTICLES
your REACTION
Pick a sticker to view stories by reaction!
/////////////////////////////
CONNECT WITH US