assylum

Podcast Episode: Tracing the History of Stigma

Just like physical health, mental health has a significant impact on our well-being, and especially among youth, which has been an increasingly prevalent concern. Two hundred years ago, mental illness was not an ailment that drew much sympathy from the public. To those who were mentally ill in the Western world, specifically Britain, and her colonies, were ostracized and isolated. (more…)

By Sifiso, ago
anxiety

Podcast Episode Reboot: Fear

Shortly after posting the anxiety episode people asked about the roots of anxiety, which we often see as the emotion of fear. This week we see fit to follow up with a reboot of Episode 8 and we invite you to explore all the emotions in our emotional functioning series. (more…)

By Sifiso, ago
anxiety

Podcast Episode 47: Anxiety: 5 Tips to help Prioritize

[caption id="attachment_1042" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Anxiety: 5 Tips to help Prioritize[/caption] Everyone feels anxious now and then. In moderation, anxiety can help you stay alert, focused, and motivate you to solve problems. It’s a normal emotion. For example, you may feel nervous when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. (more…)

By Sifiso, ago
animals

Podcast Episode 41: Humans Rescuing Pets – Pets Rescuing Humans

We have a great treat for everyone.  We had the pleasure of having on our show two amazing women who are making a difference in Cambodia. These inspirational women are Dr. Lauren Marsden, Founder and Owner of VSL Veterinary Clinic Cambodia and Martina Mayr, Founder and Director of Animal Rescue Cambodia. The ladies discuss with Jake on the work they have been doing in response to the lack of animal welfare in Cambodia (more…)

By Sifiso, ago