When you donate your time, skills, or money, you are generally doing it to make something better. Whether you help build a house, or provide library books or a school to children, or help fund research for a disease, the world is becoming a slightly better place with each donation. As you become generous, you feel powerful and walk taller. (more…)
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?
Everyday frustrations, disappointments, work-life balance, financial stress or grief can cause an individual to feel sad. People are entitled to feel and express sadness. Yet sadness It’s an emotion that helps us relieve stress, empathise with other people and makes us think about what we really want in life (more…)