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 50: Refueling Your Engine: Burnout and Compassion Fatigue

It is important that you check in with yourself periodically. If you do not then you may not realize that things are changing or getting out of control. Checking in with yourself allows you the opportunity to evaluate where you are in your recovery or life in general. You may find that you need to readjust what step of your action plan you are on or try different coping tools.  (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