Breathe @ Pulse: 4-7-8 Breathing Method

Small pauses in our day for mindful breathing practices can benefit us in many ways, including reducing our anxiety, lowering our blood pressure, and improving our sleep and concentration levels [1]! Take a short break, and follow along with us here to practice this 4-7-8 breathing exercise: #MentalHealth #Anxiety #Stress #DeepBreathing #Mindfulness #Wellbeing #WeDoPulse References:Continue reading “Breathe @ Pulse: 4-7-8 Breathing Method”

World Heart Day 2021: 10 Micronutrients for a Healthy Heart!

Written & Medically Verified by Dr. Sachintha Ferdinandusz, MDReviewed by Sabiha Ladak, MSc Public Health Approximately 2 billion people worldwide have some form of micronutrient deficiency [1]. A majority of them suffer from anemia. Anemia, together with other conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and high levels of ‘unhealthy’ cholesterol, often leads to significantly badContinue reading “World Heart Day 2021: 10 Micronutrients for a Healthy Heart!”

How to Cope with Burnout

What is burnout? Burnout is not considered a medical condition, but it is a “state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress” [1]. Though it is usually work-related, burnout can also be associated with parenting, caretaking, or even romantic relationships [2]. Burnout usually occurs when you are feeling extremely overwhelmedContinue reading “How to Cope with Burnout”

Understanding Narcissistic Abuse: A Personal Story

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and unfortunately, domestic abuse is a significant public health concern that occurs across all socioeconomic, religious, and cultural groups. It can take on many forms: physical, psychological, sexual, financial, and emotional. In Southeast Asia, prevalence of domestic abuse ranges from 10-40%, with emotional/ psychological abuse being recognized as theContinue reading “Understanding Narcissistic Abuse: A Personal Story”

Healthy Bites!

Vegan, vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, flexitarian…plant-based is the broader term to define these different types of diets! Adopting a plant-based diet simply refers to consuming more whole food derived from plants (including nuts, oils, and whole grains) rather than processed foods. Even if you choose to go with a plant-based diet, it doesn’t mean you will needContinue reading “Healthy Bites!”

Perawatan Diri @ Pulse: Manfaat Olahraga 15 Menit

Mencoba melakukan olahraga selama 45 menit setiap hari bisa terasa sulit. Tapi tahukah kamu bahwa hanya berolahraga 15 menit setiap hari dapat meningkatkan kesehatan fisik & mentalmu? Kami punya 5 contoh spesifik yang pas buat kamu! #KesehatanMental #Depresi #Kesejahteraan #Olahraga #Kebugaran #PenurunanBeratBadan #WeDoPulse