November 4, 2018We spend countless hours online. We relish seeing our stories go viral, prompting lots of discussion and increasing our followers. But it’s a lonely place – and often frightening. Our professional profiles, either public or private, often lead to harassment and abusive online attacks.
September 23, 2018Test anxiety can affect anyone from primary and secondary school students to college students. While symptoms are varied, and can include trouble concentrating and sleeping the night before a test, some individuals struggle significantly.
September 21, 2018Julio Edeza was in a medically induced coma for 11 months the year after being attacked by a stranger who set him on fire. Although the attack happened while he was trying to help the other man, Edeza said he still trusts people.
September 17, 2018Guilt and shame are a natural part of life because society expects us to take responsibility for our actions. Parents and teachers need to guide children on how to let go of their wrongdoings by acknowledging them and aspiring to improve.
September 2, 2018Donkey Park creator Steve Stiert has 11 donkeys, a mule and a donkey-zebra hybrid that live in a neat, 0.6ha mini ranch at his home in Ulster Park, north of New York City. Some people travel great distances to come to his ranch and relax.
August 11, 2018A few times each week, Dr Nick Nelson and his team conduct medical evaluations of people who seek asylum in the United States. The doctors listen to the patients’ stories, search for signs of trauma and scrutinise injuries, such as electrocution scars, bullet wounds and unset broken bones.
June 13, 20181 in 3 Malaysians struggle with mental health issues, with depression being the most common condition. If we're going to stop more depression-related suicides, everyone needs to get over the stigma and tackle this silent killer together.
June 12, 2018Hakeem Howard, a senior at Quince Orchard High School in suburban Maryland, the United States, goes onstage on graduation day to deliver a crucial message about mental illness, and it touches a nerve with the audience.
June 2, 2018It takes only about 12 hours of meditation for people to become more giving, compassionate and caring. And this can begin from the age of four, when children are in preschool. What better place to create positive, lasting social change than schools?