Effective Treatments Won’t Matter If This One Huge Barrier Still Exists

By Razzalie.

According to healthhub Singapore and IMH, about one in 6 people in Singapore suffer from mental illness.

You know what that means?

That actually means that someone you know, probably someone close, may be suffering from a mental illness.

For those suffering from mental illness, it takes a lot of courage to acknowledge that they are struggling.

It takes even much greater strength to be willing to seek help.

With advancement in technology, we are actually able to be connected with one another easily. But people with mental illness live in isolation. Feeling alone in a seemingly well connected world. You know what the problem is? The problem isn’t about not wanting to be connected.

The major problem is stigma.

Ok, maybe some people will think that the term stigma is so overused. But that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist.

The truth is that stigma of mental illness still exists and people like me are battling with it every day. Not only do we have to battle with our illnesse…

3 Tips To Support A Loved One With Social Anxiety

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By Razzalie.

Do you know someone with social anxiety and you don’t know how to help?

Don’t worry, I’m here to share 3 useful ways to help someone who is struggling with social anxiety cope with this invisible illness.

Before I share that, I just want to explain briefly what social anxiety is.

It is an illness that can affect anyone, and you won’t be able to actually tell if anyone has it, unless they tell you.

For me, most people often mistook me for just being an introvert or just being shy and quiet when I actually have social anxiety.

There are also others who don’t appear shy - they are actually seem quite social - but they might be having social anxiety too.

You see, it’s important not to judge anyone from what you can see cos there are always things about a person we don’t know.

So, in fact, it’s better to not judge at all.

Anyway, if you know someone who has social anxiety, it’s most probably because they told you about it personally or let you know in…

3 Things That Might Make You Give Up On Your Dreams - And Why They Shouldn’t!

By Asyikin.

Are you struggling in trying to stay on track towards your dreams? I’ll be sharing 3 reasons on why you shouldn’t give up on your dreams k.

I hope it will bring some light to you inshaAllah πŸ’œ

You know when we begin to do something new, like a new venture or something that is outside of your comfort zone, it is very exciting and also very scary, right?

At the beginning, you will feel very inspired, but, when the planning stage turns into the execution stage, somehow you will find yourself wondering…. if you should have started at all in the first place.

Sounds familiar?

Ok in this post, I’m going to share 3 things that might make you give up on your dreams - and why they shouldn’t!

πŸ’œ1. It’s too hard!!!!

When we start ANYTHING new, yes, it is going to be tough. But that means you’re learning lots of lessons. Maybe you are not achieving your goals yet, but, you are experiencing personal growth! And that is super amazing ok.

When it comes to things like building a business, …

2 Tips On How To Cope With Everyday Problems

By Asyikin.

Everyone has stress. It is a normal part of life.

You can feel stress in your body when you have too much to do or when you don’t have enough sleep.

You can also feel stressed when you worry about things like your job, about money, about relationships, or a friend or family member who is sick or in some kind of problems.

If you are feeling stressed, there are steps you can take to feel better. I’m going to share 2 with you today.

But whatever I share, do remember that overcoming stress WILL NOT come from a half-hearted effort, and you will NOT see the results overnight.

It will take determination, persistence and time, inshaAllah. Some suggestions may help immediately, but if your stress level doesn’t seem to improve, it may require more attention or some lifestyle changes, alright?

πŸ’œ OK, so TIP #1… is to be realistic.

If you feel overwhelmed by some activities in your life, learn to say NO!

If you feel that the activity is not necessary, learn to eliminate it. You may be…

Believe πŸ’œ

By Asyikin.

I have many FB friends who came up to me and said really kind words to me, that I'm such a strong woman despite all the challanges. Again, thank you so much for your kind words and prayers for me and my family. I really appreciate you!

Alhamdulillah. I am actually very very thankful because even though my husband is sick, my husband is really supportive. He is always by my side and he always helps me to be better, to be more positive, despite the things that he is facing currently.

In this post, I want to share about the importance and the power of belief. When things get tough in our lives, we start to doubt ourselves, don't we?

We start to THINK that we may NOT make it. Stressing, worrying, imagining things that may go wrong in the future. We actually need to understand, that the human mind is the MOST powerful tool we own, but it can also be the most Destructive!

And we need to learn how to take control of the direction of our mind and our emotions. When writing…

Love Your Mornings!

By Asyikin.

If you wish to be a morning person and love your mornings, do read on because I will be sharing with you on how you can do so!

I came across a great article online by Simplicity Relished and today I’m going to share on how to go about becoming a morning person, and loving it!

I can really relate to the article because I used to have difficulties in waking up in the morning and do stuffs, but I am a morning person now and I’m really loving it, Alhamdulillah!

What I like about being a morning person is that I love the quiet time I get at home without feeling rushed.

And I love having the choice in the morning to decide what is going to matter that day.

In other words, mornings give benefits that evenings don’t. Let me just share a few benefits of mornings…

(1) Waking up in the morning gives the opportunity to do your best at something that really matter to you and you won’t be tired from a whole day because you just woke up!

(2) Waking up in the morning gives the quietness in …

Want To Avoid Motivation Burnout? Remember These 3 Tips πŸ’œ

By Asyikin.

When we think about our new goals, it is easy to get really enthusiastic about it right? And then what usually happens next is that we immediately start working hard, and then COMPLETELY burning ourselves out just 1 week later!

For most of us, it’s like an annual event, usually starting in January. Maybe you want to lose weight and diet, but within a month you can't keep at it for some reasons.

If your goals are related to financial plans, maybe you plan to save a specific amount within 1 year, but within half a year, your savings doesn't seem to grow.

A lot of self-help out there tell you to set big goals, to get really motivated and inspired, yes?

Although this is a good idea, it can easily lead to motivation burnout. For example, during a marathon, you don’t start the marathon by sprinting in your first kilometre right? So don't run your life that way or you'll be exhausted really fast!

πŸ’œ We are in it for the Long Haul!

It's not just for a few month…