Depression

When illness, tragedy and grief pushes one towards personal transformation

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In this article, I want to share with you on how illness, personal tragedy, grief and loss can become a catalyst that eventually drive a person towards personal transformation and spiritual development. The journey would often take years with lots of ups and downs. It started for a friend of mine who was diagnosed with [...]

Linkin Park lead singer died due to suicide- dangers of unchecked depression

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The lead singer of Linkin Park, Chester Bennington was found dead due to suicide. It is unfortunate to see depression rob yet another life. Depression is a very real problem. However, sometimes people get depressed due to they are unable to find the answers or the closure that they desperately need. Chester Bennington had suffered from [...]

Be the master of your own moods instead being a slave to them

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Moods are just part of our emotions. Sometimes we feel happy, sad, bored, lonely, angry, etc. Our mood rise and fall, come and go. If we ignore them, they would not have the power to affect us. It is only when we associate the mood and grasp on to the feeling of the moment, and [...]

Why Tragedy Happens to Good People

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When we see tragedy or bad things happen to good people, it can really shake our beliefs about life. One wonders, what’s the point in it all- if ‘life’s a bitch….then we all die.’ Today I noticed the sad life story of Keenu Reeves being posted and shared in around in Freethinkers Club’s Facebook photo: [...]

I’m sorry about your lost…I know what you are going through

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Recently, my friend loss both parents- within a span of less than a week from each other. Both parents passed away from cancer. No one saw it coming and it was a shock. This remind me of a personal tragedy that I have experienced about 12 years ago. To me, it was so tragic that [...]

Drinking coffee when depressed and the effect on the kidneys

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Jude, a reader dropped a comment at my post Why there is pain in kidney area? From personal experience….  which I thought would be better to turn it into a post for the benefit of others who may be facing the same problems as her.  I would do my outmost to address her issues and concerns. Her [...]

Why No One Cares After I Resign

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Success, recognition, fame and popularity that we enjoy seemed to be a fleeting moment in the sands of time. We may be popular today but sink into obscurity tomorrow or the day after. When we are high and above, everyone wants to get around us and get to know us. People recognize us on the [...]

Why are we so addicted to Korean and Asian drama series?

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It is very easy to get addicted to Asian drama series such as Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese and Hong Kong drama series. These shows are so addictive because: the intense emotions involved in the drama – fighting, love, revenge, scheming, misunderstanding, tragic endings it leaves us hanging on to the next episode from one to the [...]

To love in sickness and in health- a wife’s enduring love

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The role of the caretaker is never easy in taking care of a loved one. For 2 years, my uncle lovingly took care of my auntie, who was reduced to a vegetative state as the result of stroke. He would visit her everyday to lovingly speak to her and take care of her- for 2 [...]

Overcoming Shame and Regret from a Past that Haunts You

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Guilt is a terrible feeling- if one is not able to come into peace with it, guilt and remorse eats into a person’s soul resulting in depression, fatigue, as well as manifesting in other illnesses.  If unaddressed, the person could be so withdrawn and stuck in the past that life loses its meaning. Given any [...]