mental health

Self-Care

Self-care. It’s a word that’s been thrown around lately. We see videos of someone with a towel wrapped around their head wearing a charcoal mask and holding a…

Management of Anxiety

For a feeling most of us tag as unpleasant, anxiety can be beneficial – if it’s well managed.

The Nigerian Government Leaves its Citizens in Chains

So, praying that it suffices, we offer words of encouragement instead, like a band-aid over a gunshot wound.

Multiple Persons in One Body: Dissociative Identity Disorder

It is one of those mental illnesses that have been sensationalized and exaggerated by movie industries, leading many people to get the wrong idea about what it truly is. 

impostor syndrome

Impostor Syndrome: When We Fight a Battle Within Us

Do you feel guilty when people give you accolades for an achievement? Or fear that you’re not skilful or talented enough? You might be experiencing impostor syndrome.

How Trauma Changes Your Brain

Say a terrorist group abducted a group of about 200 students from their school. What puts some of these students at risk of developing PTSD after release, and some not?

How society is slowly but surely poisoning itself.

We evolved as social creatures, understanding that the type of society most well-suited for our survival was one where we all functioned as parts of a whole

Your Isolation might be killing you.

A little loneliness is normal and fairly healthy, but when loneliness becomes a constant, everyday feeling, it could be a serious problem.

Anxiety Disorders: When the Brain’s Rescue System Goes Wrong

It has been hypothesised that hyperactivity in the amygdala could be a causative mechanism in anxiety disorders.