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The Mind Speaks
The Mind Speaks
Exciting information and useful resources in the field of psychology and mental health, brought to you by the team of Clinical Psychologists and Counsellors at The Mind!
Nov 11, 2020
Mental Health in the Workplace
We spend so much of our lives at work, so there’s no doubt that workplace mental health is an essential component to our overall wellbeing! In this episode, we speak to Joanne Leong who is a Clinical Psychologist and a Wellness Coach at The Mind. We talk about what contributes to mental health difficulties in the workplace, what burnout looks like and how companies as well as individuals can work towards building a culture of mental health care in the workplace. We hope you enjoy the episode and we look forward to speaking to you soon!
Sep 20, 2020
The How and Why of Stress in Our Bodies
We always think of our minds and bodies as separate entities, but they’re so much more connected than you think! That’s why signs and symptoms of stress often show up as physical, bodily symptoms, sometimes before we even mentally register the fact that we’re stressed out! In this episode, we talk about why these reactions happen, what to look out for and what we can do to better manage them.
Sep 1, 2020
Understanding Bipolar Disorder
The word "Bipolar" is something that has been thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean to have Bipolar Disorder? In this episode, our Clinical Director Joel Low and our Clinical Psychologist Lavender Tan sit down for an in-depth discussion on Bipolar Disorder: what does it actually mean (signs and symptoms), treatment approaches, how to manage it and so on, based on our training and practical experiences of working with clients with the disorder. We hope this episode will give you knowledge and understanding to seek out the right treatment or support loved ones with the disorder. Keen to know more about Bipolar Disorder? Do check out our youtube video (What's On Our Minds: YouTube) where our Clinical Psychologist Florentyna breaks down facts and myths of Bipolar Disorder. You can also find us on Instagram and Facebook under The Mind PSAT. Take care and speak to you soon!
Aug 15, 2020
Seeing A Therapist For The First Time
So you’ve decided you’d like to start therapy, but you have no idea what to expect! In this episode of Joel Blabs, our Clinical Director Joel guides you through what to expect when you’re starting out in therapy sessions, what to look out for to know if a therapist is the right fit for you, and how to ensure your mental health professional is a legitimate practitioner- all the important things to help you feel prepared and equipped to begin your journey! We hope you find this information helpful, and please feel free to reach out to us on Instagram and Facebook at TheMindPSAT! Speak to you soon!
Jul 30, 2020
Managing Social Media Usage
Social media has become a major part of our daily lives, it can be incredibly useful but also a source of stress! In this episode, our Clinical Psychologists Lavender and Jean sit down for a chat on how they use social media and the struggles they face. Yes, psychologists are just as susceptible to the black hole of endless scrolling! They discuss tips and tricks on how to manage social media usage to make it work for you! We hope you find this episode useful and we look forward to sharing more useful information on this podcast, via our Instagram (www.instagram.com/themindpsat) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/whatsonourmindyoutube)
Jul 16, 2020
Choosing Your Mental Health Professional
In this episode, our Clinical Director Joel Low tackles a commonly asked question: what is the difference between a Psychiatrist, a Clinical Psychologist and a Counsellor? We hope this episode will be helpful to you guys who are looking to gain a better understanding in order to choose or recommend the right mental health professional! We'll be bringing you more similar bite-sized episodes answering commonly asked questions with regards to Psychology and Mental Health, to make it quick and easy for you to get your information on the go! If you have a question you'd like us to answer, please feel free to drop us a message on Instagram (themindpsat) or Facebook (www.facebook.com/themindpsat). Speak to you soon!
Jul 3, 2020
Mindfulness Guided Meditation
Following from our last episode on the benefits of Mindfulness and ways to practise it, we bring you a guided meditation that incorporates these elements of mindfulness to help you in your practise! We hope you find this useful, and we’d love to hear how this works out for you! So don’t be shy, hit us up on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube! Speak to you soon!
Jun 18, 2020
Why Bother With Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a word thrown around quite a lot these days, but what does it actually mean? In this episode, we break down the concept of Mindfulness to really understand what it means and the role it can play in improving our day to day lives in so many areas including our mental health, productivity, problem solving abilities and in our relationships! We also explore a whole host of quick and simple tips on how to practise mindfulness (with input from the team!) We hope you find this episode helpful and we look forward to hearing your experiences with building a mindfulness practise. Take care and speak to you soon!
Jun 6, 2020
Coping with Covid for University Students
With the recent announcement that all higher education organisations are to remain online until December 2020, the pandemic would undoubtedly impact university students in various ways! In today's episode, we chat with our interns Claudia and Christine on the various struggles of university students including anxiety, demotivation, and all the worries they may be experiencing. They share their tips on managing their mental health and mind set to make the most of this period. We hope university students find this relatable and useful, hang in there guys! All the best!
May 21, 2020
Celebrating Raya in Covid-19
In today's special Hari Raya episode, we learn from our fellow Malaysians on how the Covid-19 pandemic is impacting their Raya celebrations, the challenges they're facing, and they ways in which they're coping with it and making the most of it. We'll also be sharing some tips on managing our mental health and making the most of our Raya celebrations in these strange times. From all of us here at The Mind, we wish Malaysians Selamat Hari Raya! Find us on: Our Website Facebook Instagram LinkedIn
May 19, 2020
From Our Directors' Mouths
The Mind Speaks comes to you with our very first episode- a little sharing from our directors at The Mind Psychological Services! Joel and Kah Leong share on the inspiration and purpose behind The Mind Speaks, what exciting things you can look forward to, and ways you can interact with us and contribute to our efforts in increasing mental health awareness! Find us on: Our Website Facebook Instagram LinkedIn See you soon for more fun and exciting content on Mental Health and Psychology!