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Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?

Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?

“Is Facebook Depression A Real Thing And Should We Care?”. I was curious about the relationship between social media platforms, specifically Facebook, and depressiveness. For my literature review assessment for my psychology studies, I set the research question as, “Facebook Effects on Depression in University 

CARA Unmask: Let’s Chat About Depression

CARA Unmask: Let’s Chat About Depression

CARA Unmask Article about Depression This article examines the gender differences in responses and experiences in depression. Many important questions are asked and we notice some common themes between the interviewed man and woman. These are the questions: When Did You First Experienced Depression? And 

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

Mindfulness starts with a slow pace

It was a seemingly uneventful afternoon, with the sun shining bright and warm in the usually hot and humid Singapore. Yet, my view was clouded with glooms, and the air smelt of the stench of staleness. I felt heavy even though I weighed at my lightest. The afternoon in the densely populated Singapore is often oddly quiet because everyone is busy attending a school or at work. 

Between rotting in bed and dragging my nearly lifeless body out of the rotting bed, I chose the latter. I wasn’t looking my best, but it didn’t matter. I put on the headset and turned the classical music up, loud enough to drown the environmental noises. I wasn’t planning on going anywhere in particular. I just walked around the neighbourhood and be lost in the urban jungle. 

Then, it happened.  Continue reading How to create happy positive emotions by easy self-help and mindfulness

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

When Depression is about Successful Survivorship

It was just another ordinary day after a mundane routine of unimportant work. Like a bunch of worker ants on clockwork, we mindlessly took the company transport from the office located in the industrial estate and alighted at the nearest MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) train