Are you hurting the people close to you?

Are you hurting the people close to you?

People often think that it is strangers that are more likely to treat us badly, or be aggressive or dangerous to us; but the reality is, it is the people we know that are hurting us, and that we are hurting in return. Throughout the course of our lives we end up hurting those closest to us. These are the people we love and care about, yet we end up hurting them, and we can’t always come to grips with that. Read more

How do you know you aren’t making things worse?

How do you know you aren’t making things worse?

We have a tendency to want to help one another. This can be especially true for friends, relatives, and loved ones. It is a way of ensuring the people we care about are doing well and are happy. This is why friends and family confide in each other, often about very sensitive and personal topics. These can range from fears, doubts, relationship issues or other life concerns. A lot of times, we also share our achievements and happiness with each other. Read more

3 More benefits of Counselling

3 More benefits of Counselling

It is only in recent years that more people have given serious consideration to dealing with mental and emotional health. In a hectic place like Singapore, or any large metropolis, stress is a constant, and pressing matter that often negatively affects millions of people. These high stress environments where people are expected to perform and live up to expectations of material success has caused a generation of people to suffer in silence. Read more

How to tell when someone is in need

How to tell when someone is in need

It may seem simple enough that we should know when someone needs help or attention, but is it really all that obvious?

Friends and family have a tendency to want to help one another, but people often are not very good at asking for help. They may not even know they need help, sometimes resorting to hiding their emotions for fear of appearing weak or needy. Sometimes they fear judgement from other people if they express themselves. Read more

How to manage children who act out

How to manage children who act out
Being a parent today can be challenging, especially when managing Millennials. As time passes, more complex issues will arise when matters are left ignored during their adolescence. Often parents will seek intervention for their child when it is too late. By that point, the child may have turned to bad company for comfort, abusing substance to relieve stress or they may have shut down emotionally and physically from their loved ones. 
 

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