Authors Posts by Renushi Ubeyratne

Renushi Ubeyratne

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The Bleak Reality of Cyber-Bullying in Sri Lanka

  The lack of boundaries in the digital sphere has become a serious cause for concern and the consequences that come along with it are...

Applying the Brakes on Anxiety

From over-planning situations to getting the jitters before going onstage to struggling with making eye contact with a stranger – anxiety can manifest in...

What You Must Know About Suicide Prevention

While awareness on suicide prevention is important to address all year-round, we explore its common misconceptions, risk factors and warning signs in lieu of...

A Guide to Sustainable Shopping in Sri Lanka

Our impact - as human beings – on Planet Earth has become incredibly significant. In fact, our actions and choices have influenced the Earth’s...

Understanding Self-Harm

Trigger warning: Sections of this article contain information on self-harm that may be sensitive to some readers.   A “choice”, an “addiction”, “a way out” out...

On Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Understanding the costs and seeking...

Unwanted sexual advances, abusive emails and obscene gestures and remarks are part of a silent plague that continues to corrupt workplaces and perpetuate gender...

“My parents won’t like it:” Treatment for Mental Health and the...

So many adolescents are at the receiving end of phrases like “it’s all in your head,” “just snap out of it” and “stop feeling...

The Power of Parenthood: Why love and nurturing matter in early...

A viral video making the rounds on social media these days, of a father engaged in deep unintelligible conversation with his baby, sends a...

Play – A Guide to Leisure Time with Your Child

Here’s a riveting fact: The pace at which a baby’s brain develops within his/her first 1000 days are the fastest they ever experience in...

Everything You Need To Know About Breastfeeding

Of the many gifts you can give a newborn, breastfeeding is one of the most precious ways to begin.  United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...

Google Bans Huawei: What does this mean for Huawei Users?

The US-China Trade War has reached new heights: Google’s recent ban on Huawei phones has left users confused as to it what it means...

Living in the Current State of Emergency

Nobody likes living in fear. Being prepared, extending your cooperation whenever necessary and being vigilant at all times are tremendously important during a time...