We grieve for loved ones lost, but the nature of grief – and our bereavement, is especially complicated when our loved ones choose to end their own lives. Read what guest author Hui Yen Ling has to share about the complex and deeply personal experience of bereavement from suicide.
Loneliness is on the rise across urbanized environments. Our tech-saturated, time-poor and solitary existences also takes a toll on our psychological well-being. Eugene Tee discusses some of the research on the effects of loneliness.
In the recent World Happiness Report, Malaysia dropped from #35 to #80 on global rankings of happiness. Eugene Tee shares some insights into the 'economics of happiness,' and what we can do as a collective to increase our national level of well-being.
A Positive Change a Day: Positive Psychology after 20 Years
Small, positive changes to your life can add up over time, leading to sustained well-being. Here are some ways to incorporate positivity just that bit more into your day-to-day routine, based on 20 years of positive psychology research. See how positive psychology can work for you in our latest article here.
There is considerable evidence that emotional intelligence can help us better cope with stress, resolve conflict, and be more effective leaders. Can this important skill, however, help increase financial gain for an individual? Are individuals high on emotional intelligence paid more than those low on emotional intelligence? Check out our article on this topic here.
Mindfulness and Emotions: Understanding Your Mind and the Benefits of Being Present
What is Mindfulness, and why is it so crucial for our psychological well-being?
Sandy Clarke and Eugene Tee present an accessible and informative read on the science of mindfulness, along with practical tips on how to develop this important skill.