In the past, focusing on achievement and reaching goals just using academic measures worked. But now we are faced with a time where, in order to achieve success and happiness, we must focus on our wellbeing and self-awareness.
We hear about mental illness being on the rise and, yes, the reality is scary. Anxiety is now starting in children and the first episode of depression often strikes in adolescence. The World Health Organisation states that one in four people will experience a mental or neurological disorder. The present statistic showing there are around 450 million people already suffering from a mental disorder with more than 264 million also affected by depression, making mental disorders the leading cause of illness and disability worldwide.