Wellness assessments can be compared to the multiple rest and re-fuel stops one takes when embarking on a journey; they should form part of our journey to good health. They are opportunities to check that everything is still working, and flag any issues before they become critical to the successful completion of the trip. And […]
Beck’s Depression Inventory This depression inventory can be self-scored. It is a 21 Question Survey. Grab a pen and paper and jot down the score of each answer. Tally up your scores at the end of the survey.The scoring scale is at the end of the questionnaire. Question 1: 0: I do not feel sad. […]
July is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth in South Africa and in Episode 2 of our talk show, we shine the spotlight on just one condition: depression. Living in a pandemic has taken its toll on our mental fortitude, our resilience and general mood. In fact, research is starting to highlight just how much of an impact living through […]
In a time of lockdowns, self-isolations and quarantines, we’ve come to understand that the world we once knew will mostly likely cease to exist. This is not dramatic, sensationalist, hype or fear mongering, it’s the reality of living in Covid times. Global governmental responses to the SARS-CoV2 aka Coronavirus and its associated Covid-19, has meant […]
The topic of mental health is gaining prominence in pop culture with local and international celebrities opening up about their personal struggles and coping strategies. What is depression and how does it differ from bouts of sadness or even anxiety and how do you know when professional help should be sought? Gaining a deeper understanding of depression may help kick start the journey to recovery.