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Improving Your Mental Health

Exercise:  Being active is a good way of boosting one’s mood and reducing stress. Engage in 15 minutes of exercise 4-5 times a week Procrastination: Set realistic goals, and break big goals into smaller achievable tasks. Focus on what you [...]
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Boosting Your Self-Esteem

Everyone struggles with maintaining healthy self-esteem at one point or the other. In fact, self-esteem is ever-changing throughout life and as such, it may be at an all-time high at some time, and take a dip at other times. Having [...]
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Myths and Facts

For a long time, people have had some opinions about mental health problems. Most of these opinions are however not based on accurate information, but on stereotypes and suspicions, thereby leading to a cycle of stigma and discrimination. Here are […]

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Mental health in emergencies

Key facts Almost all people affected by emergencies will experience psychological distress, which for most people will improve over time. Among people who have experienced war or other conflict in the previous 10 years, one in 11 (9%) will have […]

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