People who live in conditions of social disadvantage are at greater risk of developing mental illness. Access to treatment in low-and middle income countries is limited and can be expensive. (more…)
Why is it that when we see another person suffering, some of us are able to instantly envision ourselves in the other person's place and feel sympathy for their pain while others remain indifferent and uncaring?
We had the honor of having on our show an amazing lady. She is from the United Kingdom who has created a community that allows people to support people. In her words “I create spaces for people to feel ‘heard’.” (more…)
Now surprise, it is the sense of astonishment, wonder, or amazement that is caused by something sudden or unexpected. The experience of surprise varies with the importance of the outcome, as well as beliefs about the outcome.
Non-attachment is a highly beneficial state of mind in all fields of life, and in our relationship with people, with possessions, and even with our own physical body. (more…)
Traveling with children is challenging, but a bit of forethought can help reduce parental stress. If your child is old enough, involve them in planning for the trip so they can get excited about it. Make sure to include enough family events and child-oriented activities to amuse them while on holidays. (more…)
This week we would like to reboot an episode that Jake had with guest Jesse Lott from Zephyr Wellness, to discuss deeper on the topic of Content versus Process. (more…)
We have all identified who we are and what our world is, whether we are aware of it or not. While our identity may seem static, objective, and given in truth it is fluid, subjective, and chosen. (more…)
It's that time again where Jake answers your questions. This time he shares a bit about himself and the counseling field, with more to come down the road. (more…)