mental health

[PODCAST] I’ve Got An Opinion: Christmas parties hurt my mental health

[PODCAST] I’ve Got An Opinion: Christmas parties hurt my mental health
How does our guest cope with the pressures of the typical Pinoy Christmas gathering – and all the nosy, taklesa titas who come with it?

Christmas is the season for joy and making merry – at least, that’s what all the commercials tell us. While the holidays do bring cheer to many people, they can be a nightmare for those with mental health conditions.

In this episode of I’ve Got An Opinion, Rappler’s podcast on ordinary people speaking up on extraordinary issues, Opinion Editor Marguerite de Leon chats with Glu Lanuza, a 3rd year biology student at Ateneo de Manila, who aims to be either a doctor or professor in the field of Microbiology. He is also diagnosed with depression and social anxiety.

How does he cope with the pressures of the typical Pinoy Christmas gathering – and all the nosy, taklesa titas who come with it? Let’s find out! – Rappler.com