When you feel anxious or your mind spirals into thoughts about the future or the past, your body automatically activates your sympathetic nervous system to prepare you to fight or flee. In short bursts and where warranted (if you’re facing an impending deadline, for example) your fight-or-flight response serves a...
There may be times when you feel you don’t have the strength and energy to continue. But – and it may not feel like it in the moment – you can transform fears and self-doubt into courage and clarity.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares an article dedicated to those who love and enjoy covid. Beneath the mask is freedom.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares the feelings of worthiness. knowing that you're matter. You were born worthy, and are worthy, even if you feel broken. Love yourself.
MSF is providing a Community Care Training Programme to the community leaders of HK's foreign domestic helpers. IMI Clinical Psychologist Karen Lau shares the basic concepts and skills of mental health.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares and encourages us to know that you are not alone if you are wounded by irritation, anger and rage. Know that you don't have to be wounded for longer. You don't have to live in the offence for the rest of your life. The healing is in you today.
IMI Counselling Psychologist Jessica Lau shares and encourages us to choose and co-create what is healthy in a relationship instead of only choosing and co-creating what is familiar. Start with knowing and loving yourself so that you have the readiness for an authentic connection - to receive the gift of love.
What is borderline personality disorder, and how can you help friends and family cope? – an article featured in young post, South China Morning Post
Stop battling with the mind, finding out exactly what borderline personality disorder (BPD) is and how can you help to cope with that, says Karen Lau, IMI’s clinical psychologist.
Have you or your loved one experienced difficulties with depression and anxiety? Are you aware of some of the signs: unable to remember things or concentrate; find it difficult to sleep or sleeping too much; feeling tired all the time; no energy or emotion about anything; avoiding activities you usually...
Depression hurts. It’s the ‘black dog’ of the night that robs you of joy, the unquiet mind that keeps you awake. It’s a noonday demon that only you can see, the darkness visible only to you. —Jon Kabat Zinn Over the past two weeks most of us have been given...