Strategy

10 ways business leaders can support their employees’ mental health during the pandemic, according to a psychologist

Dr. Shauna Springer is an author, expert on trauma, and chief psychologist at Stella Centre, a treatment centre for trauma-related symptoms. Just as companies prioritise tech support and productivity aids for working virtually, Springer says they should also focus on supporting their employees’ mental health. Leaders should create a culture […]
10 ways business leaders can support their employees’ mental health during the pandemic, according to a psychologist
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11 ways post-traumatic stress disorder can affect your body

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is caused by a severe traumatic experience and can affect your body, as well as causing mental impairment or anguish. People with PTSD may suffer from hypertension (high blood pressure), which can potentially cause a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown a potential link between […]
11 ways post-traumatic stress disorder can affect your body
Lifestyle

I’ve never had sex and have a history of sexual trauma. How can I prepare for the first time with my soon-to-be spouse?

Editor’s note: This story discusses and references sexual trauma. According to sex therapist Caroline Leach, talking about your previous trauma, first-time sex expectations, and boundaries with your husband-to-be will help you navigate future sexual experiences in a way that feels safe and less anxiety-provoking. You should also get to know […]
I’ve never had sex and have a history of sexual trauma. How can I prepare for the first time with my soon-to-be spouse?
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Lady Gaga told Oprah she takes an antipsychotic, and without it she would ‘spiral very frequently’

Lady Gaga appeared on Oprah’s “2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” tour Saturday, when she discussed her battle with fibromyalgia and post-traumatic stress disorder after multiple sexual assaults. The award-winning singer and actress said taking an antipsychotic medication “helped me tremendously” and that she would “spiral very frequently” without it. […]
Lady Gaga told Oprah she takes an antipsychotic, and without it she would ‘spiral very frequently’