Wake Up With Pulse – Mindfulness Tip 2: Affirmations

Welcome to the #WakeUpWithPulse video series, your 7-day guide on how to have a more mindful and meaningful start to your day. Short, encouraging statements, such as affirmations, can help boost your self-worth and positively affect your behavior for the rest of your day! On Day 2, follow along with Prudential Wellness Ambassador, Daryl Yeap,Continue reading “Wake Up With Pulse – Mindfulness Tip 2: Affirmations”

Wake Up With Pulse – Mindfulness Tip 1: Gratitude & Meditation

Welcome to the #WakeUpWithPulse video series, your 7-day guide on how to have a more mindful and meaningful start to your day. Practicing gratitude can make you more optimistic and improve your mood! On Day 1, follow along with Prudential Wellness Ambassador, Daryl Yeap, and take a moment to be grateful, setting your day upContinue reading “Wake Up With Pulse – Mindfulness Tip 1: Gratitude & Meditation”

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 (10 September)

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), suicide claims approximately 800,000 lives every year and is the third leading cause of death among 15-19-year-olds [1]. Those who commit suicide or have suicidal thoughts tend to be suffering from other mental health disorders (i.e. depression or alcohol abuse disorders), and are usually experiencing a high levelContinue reading “World Suicide Prevention Day 2020 (10 September)”

Email Etiquette 101

Email has become a major form of communication, and is even more common now as more companies are allowing their employees to telework. Unlike face-to-face interactions, email communication can be tricky because social cues, body language, and tones of voice are removed, making such connections seem distant and detached [1, 2]. Unfortunately, we have allContinue reading “Email Etiquette 101”

New Study Shows Breast Cancer on the Rise Globally

A new study published in The Lancet Global Health looked at breast cancer incidence trends in 41 countries, finding that rates of premenopausal breast cancer are increasing in higher income nations, while postmenopausal breast cancer rates are increasing in lower income countries [1, 2]. According to the study, there were 645,000 premenopausal cases (130,000 deaths)Continue reading “New Study Shows Breast Cancer on the Rise Globally”

Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise during COVID-19 Pandemic

Ever heard of the phrase “suffering from a broken heart”? Well, broken heart syndrome is a real thing! Known formally as stress cardiomyopathy, this condition occurs when physical or emotional distress causes individuals to feel symptoms similar to a heart attack (i.e. chest pain, shortness of breath, etc.). Sometimes, irregular heartbeat, fainting, low blood pressure,Continue reading “Broken Heart Syndrome on the Rise during COVID-19 Pandemic”