KonMari and Mental Health: The Psychological Benefits

Have you ever watched one of the many shows on television about people whose hoarding has got out of hand? It’s probable that you sat back smugly, surveyed your living space, and thought to yourself you’ve got everything under control. But do you? While you might not be a hoarder, you may be a clutter culprit. And your clutter has a negative impact on your mental health. You might not think this is possible, but it is. A psychologist will tell you that your clutter makes you unhappy even if you don’t think it does.

The State of Mental Wellness in Singapore

Over the past decade, the number of mental disorder cases has been increasing drastically. Some of the common mental disorders registered include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and alcohol abuse disorder. According to research conducted by the Singapore Mental Health Study, 13.9 per cent of Singaporeans and permanent residents have experienced given anxiety, mood or alcohol abuse disorder in their lifetime. What are the major mental disorders in Singapore?

Common Mental Health Issues among Kids in Singapore

Children and teenagers in Singapore today face pressures and influences that could have an effect on their mental health. While parents may often perceive them as moody or going through a phase, inexplicable behaviour could often be attributed to a mental health issue. Here are some of the more common mental health issues affecting youth in Singapore.

Addressing Depression in Teens: Important Things Parents Should Know

When it isn’t addressed properly, depression can have serious consequences, Singapore mental health experts warn.

Pressure For High Grades: The Damage Parents Could Be Causing Kids

There’s a fine line between being a good parent capable of stimulating kids to be achievers and taking things too far. Studies show that crossing the line can have severe consequences for young individuals.

A New Google Test Can Identify Depression and Mental Illness

Google has revealed a new questionnaire to help searchers discover whether or not they may have clinical depression or a mental illness.

Breaking Free from Negative Thought Cycles

A new study shows that if you feel bad about your negative emotions, you can actually make your them worse and heap more stress on yourself.

People with Mental Health Issues Reintegrate into the Singapore Workforce

Thanks to training centres, more Singapore employers are finding ways to incorporate employees with mental health issues.

Parental Abduction Takes Toll on Kids’ Future Mental Health

According to studies, children suffer from feelings of shame, confusion, insecurity, and anxiety after being abducted by a parent.

Young Drug Abusers Can Get Help Through Anonymous Chat Feature

A new, anonymous live chat feature allows young drug abusers to seek help and support from professional counsellors.