Have you ever noticed that the noise of someone eating or snoring infuriated or disturbed you so badly that you had to react somehow? Then you might have misophonia. Pretty name for a mental disorder. Also called Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome (4s), misophonia is an intense reaction to various stimuli such as sounds or sights. […]
There is a young girl, Fofo, who is forced by the pandemic to stay at home alone. She really wants to be proactive, to do all the things she always wanted to do: read books, watch all the movies she didn’t have the time to watch, do exercise. How long will this positive attitude last […]
It is said that “whatever is perceived as real may be real in its consequences”. This claim is -I believe- strongly related to mental health and I cannot easily think of other such insightful and profound phrases. The thing is that every single individual is unique and, whereas we may know a lot about the […]
“Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest”.1 This is how depression is being described on the internet. But is it really that simple? Against common belief depression is way more complex. Trying to describe it with only one sentence is almost impossible. Especially when you consider that […]
Today it is World Suicide Prevention Day. Many of the articles on this blog are light and about fun things, but at times, it is also important to discuss serious topics. Therefore, I want to tell you about this day and about what you can do to help people who are struggling with mental health issues and suicidal thoughts. The main aim of the day is to raise awareness about suicide prevention.