GRIEF, BEREAVEMENT & MOURNING

GRIEF

Grief is the normal process of reacting to the loss. Grief reactions may be felt in response to physical losses (for example, a death) or in response to symbolic or social losses (for example, divorce or loss of a job). Each type of loss means the person has had …

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HOW SHOULD A COUNSELOR DRESS

Some people might consider this unnecessary, but the fact remains that your dress sense creates the first impression for your clients. People can easily judge you by what you wear without getting to know who you truly are. Imagine a busty marriage counselor whose boobs are not properly covered, no …

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NORMAL TEENAGE BEHAVIOR VS EARLY SIGNS OF MENTAL ILLNESS

It is not uncommon for parents to wonder whether their child is acting like a normal teenager or behaving differently due to mental illness, drug use or behavioural difficulties. Normal teenagers are often moody due to hormonal and physical changes that happen during puberty. However, when mental illness is involved, …

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HAVEN’T HEARD ABOUT IT? OXYTOCIN

Haven’t Heard About It? … Oxytocin, otherwise known as the love hormone, is released by the pituitary gland and is responsible for human behaviors associated with relationships and bonding. It is most commonly used to help mothers produce contractions in labor and control bleeding.

Oxytocin is a naturally occurring hormone …

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UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION

Addiction is a complex condition, a brain disease that is manifested by compulsive substance use despite harmful consequence. People with addiction (severe substance use disorder) have an intense focus on using a certain substance(s), such as alcohol or drugs, to the point that it takes over their life. They keep …

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WAKE UP AND LIVE YOUR DREAM!

I’ve always known i have passion for helping people. When i was in the university, my friends are always waiting for me to help settle their disagreements, Tolu is always like a peacemaker, who will help friends and couples to sort their differences. Unfortunately i didn’t realise the ability i …

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