Are you aware of the condition which is often confused with Autism?

Fragile X syndrome is the leading known cause of inherited intellectual disability and is often confused with autism. Approximately 1 in 3,600 to 4,000 males and approximately 1 in 4,000 to 6,000 females have the full mutation of Fragile X gene. The X chromosome in humans contains the FMR1 gene which undergoes mutation and causesContinue reading “Are you aware of the condition which is often confused with Autism?”

UNDERSTANDING GENDER DYSPHORIA

The DSM-5 defines gender dysphoria in adolescents and adults as a marked incongruence between one’s experienced/expressed gender and their assigned gender, lasting at least 6 months, as manifested by at least two of the following: A marked incongruence between one’s experienced/expressed gender and primary and/or secondary sex characteristics (or in young adolescents, the anticipated secondaryContinue reading “UNDERSTANDING GENDER DYSPHORIA”

CREATIVITY: YOUR MIND’s FAVOURITE FOOD

Have you ever found yourself craving creative behaviors? Are you aware that the theory of cognition postulates that being creative is actually a basis for human life? In 2015, psychologist and art therapist Dr. Cathy Malchiodi cited multiple studies confirming that being creative can increase positive emotions, lessen depressive symptoms, reduce stress, decrease anxiety, andContinue reading “CREATIVITY: YOUR MIND’s FAVOURITE FOOD”

Have you ever tried to interpret a certain dream or wondered why do you even dream?

No matter who you are, you must have had a dream before and even nightmares. But have you ever wondered what actually causes these dreams? So, when you fall asleep, it is basically your conscious mind that is sleeping. However, your subconscious mind never falls asleep. It works 24 hours a day even when youContinue reading “Have you ever tried to interpret a certain dream or wondered why do you even dream?”

Have you ever felt like an IMPOSTOR?

Impostor syndrome (IS) refers to an internalized belief system where you keep believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be.  In simple words, impostor syndrome is the experience of feeling —as though at any moment you are going to be found out as a fraud—like you don’t belong where youContinue reading “Have you ever felt like an IMPOSTOR?”

DID YOU KNOW ALL DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM YOUR MIND?

Can you believe this statement? In other words, can we say that somehow all diseases are psychosomatic?  Basically disease is your body’s ways of saying that something is wrong when emotions (both conscious and subconscious) start to be mirrored on a biological level. A thought and feeling creates the activation of neuronal pathways and changesContinue reading “DID YOU KNOW ALL DISEASES ORIGINATE FROM YOUR MIND?”