Group Therapy vs. Support Groups: Which One is Right for You?
Support groups come in a variety of shapes and sizes; even more so since the pandemic. This post helps understand the differences and benefits, and why some types of groups might be better for you.
Did Lisa Marie Presley Die of a Broken Heart?
I talk about how Lisa Marie Presley’s death may be linked to Broken Heart Syndrome. I also include facts from studies about how a death of a child takes a physical toll on the heart.
The Neville-Lake Double Tragedy and How it Could Have Been Avoided
I share my opinion about the Neville-Lake double tragedy and how it could have been avoided.
The Importance of Mental Health Awareness
I discuss why mental health awareness is more important than ever. I also include a list of mental health topics on which I plan to bring our real life experiences and tips to heal.
Raising awareness of perinatal bereavement and child loss
On this day of awareness of perinatal loss, I share an interview of my cousin who lost her 2-month-old daughter. I also include the link to an interview I did about child loss, trauma and my grief journey.
On this page, I talk about my personal experience with depression and anxiety. I will also be adding articles about childhood depression and anxiety. I will continue to share resources for anyone who wants to cope and learn more about depression and anxiety, including those who are supporting someone else with mental illness.
5 Small Ways to Help You Out of Depression (and backed by science!)
When we cope with depression, the tips we receive are often the same. However, these suggestions are often easier said than done, and might not be realistic to all stages of depression. A healthier approach is to begin by simple actions. In this post, I share my own experience with 5 small ways (tips) that…
What to Do If You Are Depressed?
I talk about Behavioral Activation to treat depression. I’m revealing one of my projects; The Joey!
Studies have shown that writing or talking about our difficulties has a positive impact on our health and immune system. Being vulnerable isn’t a weakness, but rather shows some emotional maturity.
Are you more Empathetic or Compassionate?
In this post, I talk about the differences between sympathy, empathy and compassion, and their definitions with concrete examples. I share my perspective on how to be more empathetic and compassionate. For some people, they will be empathetic but not necessarily compassionate. Others still will show their support by being compassionate even if they are…
My Complicated Grief
In this post, I share my journey of my complicated grief and how it was for the few months after the accident. I explain what is complicated grief (definition) and how it is to be a grieving mother.
Grief & Trauma
On this page, I share our personal experiences with grief and trauma. I also write articles on how to support someone who is grieving, is facing hardships or has suffered trauma. All my articles are based on personal experience and/or include references to research.