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You don't have to be online 24/7.
If it wasn’t already obvious, too much social media is bad for your mental health. For many of us, it’s an unavoidable part of the job. But come the weekend, make sure to go offline, because another study has proven that staying
"I was so broken.. I still am, but I'm putting back the pieces together slowly."
A quick glance at Maggie Wilson's social media feed will make one think that she's living the dream. But just recently, the celebrity mom came forward to open up about what she described as "emotional distress" she experienced these past three years."In
The superstar credits her inner circle of friends and a mental health professional for helping ease her anxieties.
We often regard Nadine Lustre as a stoic character who always keeps her cool. Perhaps the only times we see her go off in emotional outbursts is when she's embodying a role that requires her to be anything but herself. Although, there
ICYDK, Maxene has a self-care morning routine to keep her well-being in tip-top shape.
Maxene Magalona is aglow, and no, it’s not just because of her celebrity star power. Viewers of ABS-CBN’s Viral Scandal may witness her incredible acting prowess every night on primetime, but her 2.6 million Instagram followers (including Kanye West!) know that the 35-year-old shines
"When the whole country is looking at you, there's no time to worry about your personal interests...[or] think about your mental health," she said.
Content warning: Mentions of self-harm, alcohol abuse.If you are having thoughts of suicide, know that help is always here. You are not alone. Call the National Center For Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1553, 0917 899 8727(USAP), and/or 7-989-8727 (USAP).Pia Wurtzbach used
"I've been told so many things, like hindi ka kinukuha sa ganitong show kasi mataba ka,'yung love team niyo mukha kayong number 10. Ikaw yung zero."
Being exposed to the entertainment industry's beauty standards for half her life has not been easy for Alexa Ilacad. On Pinoy Big Brother, the actress opened up about how it led her to harbor insecurities about her weight, to the point where
Don't feel guilty, breaks are essential.
Having a hard time taking a break? Blame it on the pandemic, which obliterated the boundaries between work and rest, psychologists said, as they offered tips on how to switch to relaxation mode and mean it.Rest is a time to replenish energy,
"When you're [in] so deep na talaga, hindi mo na nakikita yung love na pinapakita ng iba. Magsisimula pa lang araw mo, ayaw mo nang simulan."
*Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of suicide and depression.At only 18 years old, Andrea Brillantes is already one of the most celebrated names in Philippine showbiz. Veteran talk show host Boy Abunda even went as far to say the young actress is
"Rest is honorable, necessary, and sacred."
If you've been feeling off lately and you don't know why, there's a good chance you haven't gotten much quality rest. For example, I accidentally got 11 hours of sleep last night and already I feel like a different person. And while
"Findings suggest that ending up with entire days free to fill at one's discretion may leave one similarly unhappy."
Today in new you don't want to hear: a new study says too much free time could be as bad as having none at all.The study, which comes from the American Psychological Assocation and published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,
"If you don't have that self-love inside, how can you radiate it to everybody else? You'll always feel empty."
Living in these uncertain times has pushed everyone beyond emotional, physical, and mental limits. With everything going on around us, taking steps for self-care is one of the biggest luxuries we can have. That's why if you can take some time to
Interest in mental health services during pandemic surges in PH and rest of Southeast Asia.
Apart from the physical effects of COVID-19, it’s no secret that the virus also has a profound toll on a person’s mental and emotional well-being. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found about four in 10 adults in the U.S.
"Now, I realize that even though we don’t normally post these kinds of things online, I choose to be honest and honor my sadness and grief as I understand that in order to live in our truth, we must accept the entire spectrum of life."
Maxene Magalona is a proud advocate of mental health awareness. She's never shied away from being transparent about her own diagnosis, and has always been generous with sharing her thoughts and feelings on social media. Just today, Maxene took to Instagram once more
Even health experts agree.
Rants aren’t anything new on social media. Some may say it’s a good avenue to blow off steam, especially when you feel like there’s nowhere else to place or channel your emotions. Not to mention the act may seem like an especially
Celebs have decided to use their platforms to open up about their own mental health.
It isn't easy to open up about our experiences, especially when it comes to personal struggles. You shouldn't have to if you don't feel comfortable doing it yet, but know that there are people willing to listen to your experiences when you're
"I was constantly living in fear, just waiting for the next wrong thing to happen."
The pressure to seem perfect constantly plague’s a celebrity's daily life, though more often than not, the opposite to their ideal "image" holds true. No matter who you are, no life is ever as clear cut as the movies. That said, having
Nadine Lustre has something to say to DJ Jobert Sucaldito.
The unofficial President of the Philippines, actress Nadine Lustre, went all out on her IG stories after former DZMM radio host Jobert Sucaldito spoke in a recorded statement during a congressional hearing on the ABS-CBN franchise renewal issue. You might remember Sucaldito
"There's a feeling of hopelessness sometimes because there's so much going on in the world and you want to help but you can't."
Taking care of our mental health amid the pandemic isn't as simple of a process than it seems. Though there are many ways to help us cope with the situation, talking openly about your struggles and acknowledging them is one of the
"I was in a very dark place for two years, almost three years...I didn't have feelings. I just felt like a robot."
On March 26, 31-year-old actress Ellen Adarna opened up about her battle with mental illness, which affected her gravely for nearly three years."I was in a very dark place for two years, almost three years. I thought I wasn't gonna snap out of
The situation is tough, but so are you.
Now that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is officially a pandemic, with 202 confirmed cases in the Philippines and an "enhanced community quarantine" in effect, people have been feeling all kinds of emotions: panic, fear, anxiety, to name a few. And we get it. Your