Wellbeing

Social Media: Scrolling through one’s Mental Health by Myra Gahid

Social media has evolved into an integral part of our lives. As such, people spend more time in using social networking sites to connect and maintain relationships, to work and coordinate with colleagues, and to create and improve businesses. In terms of mental health, social media use is one of the topics that continues to …

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Work from Home: When Boundaries Blur by Myra Gahid

Flexible work schedules has been practiced in some companies prior to the pandemic. According to Delle-Vergini (2017), flexible work arrangements (FWA) give employees some autonomy over their choice of hours and place of work which eventually increase employee well-being, organizational commitment, work performance, and quality of family life. A number of researches (Shagvaliyeva & Yazdanifard, …

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Reducing Mental Health Stigma by Myra Gahid

Most Filipinos are conversationalists. In a typical scenario, when a Filipino is asked about how they’re doing, s/he reply with, “Okay lang ako. Ikaw, kamusta?” (I’m okay. How about you?”). This usual response seems to be programmed, nearly automatic, as a significant number of Filipinos still consider a discussion about mental health a taboo. The …

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Psychological first aid

This document gives staff, and people in leadership roles, the understanding of dealing with mental ill-health in the workplace. This is best used for mitigation, and in the event of a critical incident to help understand the impact on staff.

Maintaining a Healthy Mindset amidst Toxic Positivity by Myra Gahid

There have been a lot of posts and discussions about toxic positivity during the pandemic. Dr. Lukin (2019) defined toxic positivity as a concept that keeping positive, and keeping positive only, is the right way to live your life. In a culture where smiling, laughter, and happiness is usually seen as the ‘norm’, the concept …

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Are you comfortable being alone with your emotions? by Sharlene Ho

Emotion. It’s a single world, but once felt, its effect is so wide-range it is like opening a pandora’s box. If someone asks you how you are feeling, what would that be? The excitement of falling in love, the pride in accomplishing your goals, the happiness for other people’s achievements? Or the guilt of finding …

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