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Expat Guilt
Expat Guilt

The guilt of being away from family and friends back home is something that is not often associated with expat life.

October 03, 2017

Destigmatizing Mental Health
Destigmatizing Mental Health

This blog post covers part of my conversation with American clinical health psychologist, therapist and coach Dr. Lindsay Bira.

October 01, 2017

Workplace Stress Or Misguided Ambition?
Workplace Stress Or Misguided Ambition?

Do you feel trapped by other people's expectations? Are you in a position that isn't really for you?

September 26, 2017

Key Questions To Determine If A Therapist Is A Good Match
Key Questions To Determine If A Therapist Is A Good Match

Struggling to find a good match with a therapist? It's critical to your progress that you find someone who makes you feel comfortable and pushes you to grow.

September 22, 2017

The Truth About Psychotherapy and What You Need To Know About It.
The Truth About Psychotherapy and What You Need To Know About It.

What does psychotherapy mean to you? There are many misconceptions and stigmas surrounding therapy and mental health in general.

September 21, 2017

Goal Setting Your Way To Wellness
Goal Setting Your Way To Wellness

Most people don't ask themselves what they truly want in life. Consistent goal setting could be exactly what you need to start living the life you want.

September 13, 2017

Is Work-Life Balance Outdated?
Is Work-Life Balance Outdated?

In with the new and out with the old! Psychotherapist Noah Mugenyi explains why "work-life rhythm" is what we should be aiming for, not work-life balance

September 11, 2017

Unlocking Your Full Potential Through Therapy – Meet Ismene Cole
Unlocking Your Full Potential Through Therapy – Meet Ismene Cole

No matter whether you're dealing with severe depression or stress management for workplace stress, therapy empowers you to overcome the challenges in front of you

September 08, 2017

A Patient's Journey: A Week In The Psych Ward by Max Ellithorpe
A Patient's Journey: A Week In The Psych Ward by Max Ellithorpe

Max Ellithorpe came to RingMD with his story because he wants to help destigmatize mental health issues.

September 07, 2017

4 Mental Health Tips For Young Professionals
4 Mental Health Tips For Young Professionals

The first time you enter the workplace is challenging. The professional world is a significant lifestyle change from your flexible school timetable.

August 31, 2017

4 Tips For Staying Calm When Your Baby Cries Through The Night
4 Tips For Staying Calm When Your Baby Cries Through The Night

Being a parent to a newborn baby is a 24/7 commitment. You are never off the clock.

August 29, 2017

Secrets To Being A Confident And Capable Parent: An Expert Tells All
Secrets To Being A Confident And Capable Parent: An Expert Tells All

Preparation is your key to being a confident and capable parent. No matter what stage you're at, having more information and support will help you.

August 25, 2017

From Trauma Victim To Trauma Therapist: Meet Noah Mugenyi
From Trauma Victim To Trauma Therapist: Meet Noah Mugenyi

Overcoming trauma is incredibly challenging in itself. Overcoming trauma and then making your life about dealing with it, is even harder.

August 24, 2017

Mental Health Tips & Support Services For New Dads
Mental Health Tips & Support Services For New Dads

Are you a new dad and worried about how you're dealing with your child? It's normal for new fathers to be overwhelmed

August 23, 2017

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) From Giving Birth? Is That Possible?
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) From Giving Birth? Is That Possible?

Giving birth can be traumatic! Having children is a part of life that many people fantasize about.

August 21, 2017

Mental Health Tips For Executives – Musing With Mugenyi
Mental Health Tips For Executives – Musing With Mugenyi

"Stress is a part of life, but it is not a way of life." Stress and anxiety in the workplace have always existed and will likely always exist.

August 20, 2017

Dealing With Culture Shock In The Workplace, In Singapore And Beyond
Dealing With Culture Shock In The Workplace, In Singapore And Beyond

Read on for tips to help you deal with cultural differences in the workplace.

August 18, 2017

Hear What This Mental Health Expert Has To Say About Maternal Mental Health
Hear What This Mental Health Expert Has To Say About Maternal Mental Health

What is maternal mental health and why is it important? What do anxiety and depression have to do with giving birth to and parenting a child?

August 17, 2017

3 Techniques That Will Reduce Your Stress And Anxiety
3 Techniques That Will Reduce Your Stress And Anxiety

This is a follow up post offering 3 techniques that will reduce your stress and anxiety and break out of those thinking traps.

August 16, 2017

Is My Expat Child Going Through Depression?
Is My Expat Child Going Through Depression?

Have you noticed changes in your child's behavioral patterns while adjusting to the expat lifestyle in Singapore?

August 15, 2017

Fight or Flight: Why Certain Types of Stress Can Get in Your Way
Fight or Flight: Why Certain Types of Stress Can Get in Your Way

Although humans, and the environments we find ourselves in, have evolved tremendously in the past few hundred years, we still carry some primal instincts with us

August 11, 2017

Reduce Your Stress at Work by Catching These 10 Thinking Traps
Reduce Your Stress at Work by Catching These 10 Thinking Traps

Sometimes the way we choose to think about something can have a tremendous impact on the way that thing affects us.

August 09, 2017

Expat Marriages in Singapore - Not as Easy as They Look
Expat Marriages in Singapore - Not as Easy as They Look

While there are many benefits to expat life, it certainly does not come without its own significant challenges.

August 08, 2017

Anger Management Techniques
Anger Management Techniques

Are you strong enough to keep your temper? Are you able to control your anger? It has been said anger is the response of the powerless child. Losing control is like throwing your teddy out of the pram.

August 03, 2017

Workplace Stress, How Therapy Can Help & Inner-Child Work: An Interview with Singapore Counselor Richard Logan
Workplace Stress, How Therapy Can Help & Inner-Child Work: An Interview with Singapore Counselor Richard Logan

What therapy techniques can help us manage stress in the workplace and general anxiety? And in therapy, why is it common to talk about our childhood?

August 02, 2017

New Parents: Dealing with Postnatal & Postpartum Depression
New Parents: Dealing with Postnatal & Postpartum Depression

Excitement, lack of sleep and perhaps experiencing some of the baby blues. New families should focus on supporting the mental wellness of their new and expanding family!

July 29, 2017

Singapore Therapy & Counseling Services
Singapore Therapy & Counseling Services

Find the right therapist, counselor, nutritionist or other wellness professional for you in Singapore!

July 27, 2017

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD Symptoms, Causes & More..
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD Symptoms, Causes & More..

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that impacts both children and adults.

July 25, 2017

Mental Health Issues in Singapore
Mental Health Issues in Singapore

As Singapore grapples with an aging population and social stigma associated with reaching out for help for mental health issues, the national government is putting more resources towards improving health-related data and support systems.

July 22, 2017

Work Life Balance: The Need for Self-Awareness & Care
Work Life Balance: The Need for Self-Awareness & Care

The balance between work and life starts with self-awareness, out of which one is able to self-care and regulate emotions accordingly.

July 21, 2017

Signs of Depression & Depression Symptoms
Signs of Depression & Depression Symptoms

Does your friend need help and maybe more than just a shoulder to cry on? These are seven evident signs of depression in someone you may know.

July 20, 2017

Postpartum & Antenatal Depression in Dads
Postpartum & Antenatal Depression in Dads

New fathers suffer from postpartum (A.K.A postnatal) depression, too, and often overlook taking care of their own mental health after the birth of their child.

July 14, 2017

Mental Health and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community
Mental Health and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community

I have noticed many improvements in equality over the past twenty years working with vulnerable people in the LGBT community.

July 14, 2017

Moving Abroad & Expat Depression: How to Cope
Moving Abroad & Expat Depression: How to Cope

You’ve recently moved abroad and all your friends back home think that you have a phenomenal life.

July 13, 2017

Coping with Anxiety: 7 Tips to Feel Better
Coping with Anxiety: 7 Tips to Feel Better

Sweaty palms, an erratic heartbeat, shortness of breath. Anxiety doesn’t need to get the best of you.

July 12, 2017

Workplace Stress & Anxiety: The Impact on Personal Health, Family, Productivity & More
Workplace Stress & Anxiety: The Impact on Personal Health, Family, Productivity & More

What is at stake, when stress strikes? Read on to understand why stress management is so crucial for you to be the best version of yourself, at home, at work, and everywhere in between.

July 11, 2017

7 Avenues to Get Help In Singapore For Mental Health Issues
7 Avenues to Get Help In Singapore For Mental Health Issues

According to a study done by the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in 2010,12% of Singapore's population has had mental health disorders in their lifetime.

July 04, 2017

Online Therapy & Counselling via Video Calling
Online Therapy & Counselling via Video Calling

Whilst many people look for a therapist near them for convenience sake, i.e. to not have to travel too far, it doesn’t necessarily follow that they pick the best therapist for the issues they need to work with.

June 27, 2017

How to Price Your Therapy & Counseling Sessions: 6 Steps
How to Price Your Therapy & Counseling Sessions: 6 Steps

Setting the right price for your counseling and therapy services is critical for the success and sustainability of your business.

June 24, 2017

Online Therapy on RingMD: Therapists, Doctors & Other Health Professionals
Online Therapy on RingMD: Therapists, Doctors & Other Health Professionals

Our team is honored to work with a global community of health experts — from surgeons in Thailand, to hypnotherapists in Canada

June 24, 2017

PTSD, GAD and Other Trauma: Symptoms & Treatment Options
PTSD, GAD and Other Trauma: Symptoms & Treatment Options

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a label that many of us have heard of in the modern environment.

June 21, 2017

Hypnosis for Weight Loss: Hypnotherapy Can Help
Hypnosis for Weight Loss: Hypnotherapy Can Help

Both in-person and online, hypnosis have helped people rewrite the negative and unhealthy programs in their mind to help them lose weight.

June 20, 2017

LGBT Relationships: Research, Issues & Therapy Options
LGBT Relationships: Research, Issues & Therapy Options

That short post belies the years of self-doubt, struggle and conflict over one’s sexuality.

June 17, 2017

How to Help Someone with Postpartum Depression
How to Help Someone with Postpartum Depression

Over half a million women in the United States are projected to suffer from postpartum depression

June 15, 2017

Interview Your Counselor & Therapist: Questions to Ask
Interview Your Counselor & Therapist: Questions to Ask

Choose the right therapist by asking your provider the right questions — Here few tips to interview your counselor before jumping into therapist.

June 14, 2017

Online Therapy: Get Listed on RingMD's Online Health & Therapy Directory
Online Therapy: Get Listed on RingMD's Online Health & Therapy Directory

Are you ready to attract new clients / patients and get listed on RingMD's online doctor and therapist directory?

June 09, 2017

Professional Headshot Tips: Common Mistakes to Avoid
Professional Headshot Tips: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Professional headshot tips: avoid making these common mistakes when capturing your next professional portrait, and make sure that your current professional headshot does not have any of these issues.

June 07, 2017

Professional Headshot Tips: Posing, Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup
Professional Headshot Tips: Posing, Wardrobe, Hair & Makeup

Your headshot is your chance to leave a positive first impression on potential clients, patients, colleagues and employers.

June 06, 2017

The Impact of Depression on Family and Relationships
The Impact of Depression on Family and Relationships

Too many people end up in therapy because of someone else’s issues, and its impact on their lives, leaving them feeling stuck and trapped in misery.

May 31, 2017

From Neuroscience to Stem Cell Therapy: An Interview with Dr. Christopher Phillips
From Neuroscience to Stem Cell Therapy: An Interview with Dr. Christopher Phillips

My practice has grown from a small town oriented neurology practice to an international consulting practice utilizing virtual systems to bring that capability to far away locations on three continents.

May 30, 2017