Category: Therapy

Social Media and Mental Health: Pros and Cons?

March 2, 2024
Social media is single-handedly the most used and most powerful form of media there is at the moment. It serves as a space where people can connect with other, get...

Protective Factors in Mental Health

March 2, 2024
Protective factors in mental health can be understood as the opposite of risk factors. Whereas risk factors increase your chances of developing a mental health disorder, protective factors (PFs) decrease...

Risk Factors in Mental Health

December 10, 2023
Ever wonder why some people might struggle with certain conditions? Or perhaps you have seen the term “risk factors” in many of our articles on different mental health disorders. When...

5 Benefits of Journaling

November 8, 2023
Journaling is the act of writing about your experiences, thoughts and feelings. I like to call it a more “mature” diary. It is a snapshot of you and your journey....

Antisocial Personality Disorder

August 18, 2023
Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) is a complex mental health condition. People with ASPD have a significant disregard for the well-being of others fueled by a lack of empathy. They also...

4 Tips to Help Reshape Your Thoughts

March 14, 2023
  Many research  studies using a technique called fMRI, have shown the power our thoughts have on emotions, behavior and experience in life. More than 90% of your life is...

South Africa’s commodification of trauma for entertainment

October 3, 2022
As an unashamed fan of unscripted television, there isn’t much that shocks me. Being a genre of TV known for exposing the good, the bad, and the ugly, it gets...

An Abusive Relationship: Signs You’re in One

May 19, 2022
The Oxford dictionary defines abuse as when you “treat [someone] with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly. Because we often associate abuse with only physical aggression, many people remain...

Types of Mental Health Professionals

March 24, 2022
Psychologist, counselor, psychiatrist, social worker etc., are all types of mental health professionals you’ve probably heard about before. The question is what’s the difference? What do they do and who...

Starting Therapy

March 24, 2022
Seeking support for mental health challenges for the first time can be nerve wracking.  Navigating something so crucial alone can be overwhelming. You’re contacting a complete stranger whom you hope can...
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