Four Horsemen of Relationship Apocalypse and How to Avoid Them

“And they lived happily ever after…” This sentence is often used as the closing line of love stories or fairy tales, which sadly, do not always come true in the real lives of married couples. Research shows that in the United States alone, around 41 percent of first marriages end ..Continue Reading

Warning signs of suicide and how you should respond

Warning signs are the behaviors and visible changes that may indicate that a person is thinking about or planning suicide. When we know and are able to notice the warning signs of suicide, they can help us identify those at risk. The more risk factors and warning signs exhibited, the ..Continue Reading

One life lost is one too many: Understanding suicide

Suicide is never easy. It is never easy to cope with the aftermath of a suicide, regardless of who committed suicide – whether a celebrity or someone we know. It is also difficult because suicide often raises more questions than answers: Why? They had all the money and success anyone ..Continue Reading

Making Self-Care Your Priority

Along with its perks, modern life has its drawbacks. We live in an “instant” world that is fast-paced and knows little boundaries. A three-year analysis from Employee Assistance Program (EAP) of more than 100,000 employees across the globe indicated a substantial increase in cases of employee depression (rising by 58 ..Continue Reading

Understanding the Mental Health and Mental Illness Continuum

Oftentimes, we get mixed up when discussing mental health and mental illness. The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able ..Continue Reading

Debunking Myths About Mental Health

Mental health is defined as one’s state of wellbeing, and includes emotional, psychological and social welfare. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), good health is not only the absence of disease or disorder, but the optimum condition that allows a person to realize his/her potential, cope with the normal ..Continue Reading

Knowing Your Interests, Discovering Your Future

It is suggested for high school students to understand their interest and personality, which can be used for them to make the best career decision. Binus International School and International Wellbeing Center are in cooperation to support students in discovering their future through Holland Personality Test and Career Talk. Child-parent ..Continue Reading

Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse

  Recognizing and Preventing Child Abuse By: Citta Nirbito   Every parent’s greatest fear that at some point his/her child will become a victim of sexual abuse. Based on the statistic, 1 in 5 children will become the victim by his/her 18th birthday. Knowing this alarming fact, Discovery Center and ..Continue Reading

International Wellbeing Center Supported AXA’s Partners Gathering

  November, 8th 2017-Numerous studies had been conducted on the effects of work on mental health, especially on work-life balance. This balance is about creating and maintaining supportive and healthy work environment, which will enable employees to have the balance between work and personal responsibilities, and thus strengthen employees loyalty ..Continue Reading

Fitnation Festival: Healthy Inside And Out For A Complete Wellbeing

  November, 5th 2017-In November, International Wellbeing Center (IWC) supported AXA Mandiri’s Fitnation Festival, a series of the health campaign to endorse healthy lifestyle and wellbeing activities. The missions were to promote the importance of physical and mental health to prevent and reduce the impact of behavioral health conditions in ..Continue Reading