Mastering the art of resilience

How can young adults stay more resilient through the storms of life? Joanna Lee speaks to a Kiwi husband and wife team based in Malaysia who have trained and mentored disadvantaged youths about their experiences as paren...

Being a bully

While much has been written about the suffering of victims, what is it that drives bullies to unleash torment onto others? Two former bullies offer their experiences of what drove them to victimise their fellow schoolmat...

The trauma of being a victim

Former victims of bullying speak out about what it felt like to go through daily abuse and torment and how it has affected them “I used to feel absolute dread every Sunday evening at the thought of the next day,” say...

Schools of torment

Recent high-profile cases of bullying have once again sparked a national conversation of the problem. Priya Kulasagaran looks the extent of the issue, and speaks to both former victims and bullies about their experiences...
National Multiple Personality Day

National Multiple Personality Day

Just about everyone is aware to some degree of split personalities. But do we actually understand what this means? March 5 is set aside to spread awareness of this condition and encourage people to truly understand who t...
Being mindful through meditation

Being mindful through meditation

Research has shown that meditation helps older adults deal with stress and sharpen their minds. Priya Kulasagaran speaks to people about how they incorporate the practice in their daily lives. Meditation may bring up ima...
My Body, My Sanctuary

My Body, My Sanctuary

Having a positive perspective on your body is essential as you journey into adulthood. Find out how you can start the next chapter of your life with a healthy body image. As a young adult, a positive outlook on who you a...
Chromosomes and depression

Chromosomes and depression

A team of researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital, Pfizer Inc. and 23andMe Inc. have discovered 17 separate genetic variations that increase the risk of a person developing major depressive disorder (...

The power of speaking your truth

The power of the truth never fails to astound me. You might have heard of the saying, “the truth shall set you free” but I remember reading another version a long time ago: the truth shall set you free but first it s...