Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the name suggests, seasonal affective disorder is a type of a depression which is related to change in seasons, which means that it begins and ends at the same time every year. In most of the people the symptoms begin during the fall and continue into the winter months. On the other hand, aContinue reading “Seasonal Affective Disorder”

The scientific way to pray

Ever wondered why some prayers are answered and some are not? Ever wondered what exactly could be the cause of miracles? You will be astonished to know that all these answers that you seek actually lie within you. After all, aren’t we all a miraculous creation! All these answers lie within our own minds, whichContinue reading “The scientific way to pray”

Effect of COVID-19 on mental health of health-care workers

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, working in healthcare was stressful. According to a research on mental distress in healthcare workers as compared with those in other industries, healthcare workers are more likely to suffer from psychiatric disorders and the doctors usually suffer higher rates of suicide than the general population. However,the novel coronavirus outbreak threatens toContinue reading “Effect of COVID-19 on mental health of health-care workers”

Mental Health Literacy: Time to change

“I feel stressed. I’m depressed, and I cannot take this anymore! “It’s too obvious for all of us to come up with such statements. We live in the country which is full of competition and holds the population of 1.33 billion people. All five fingers are definitely not the same,likewise each and every individual isContinue reading “Mental Health Literacy: Time to change”

Toxic Positivity: The Dark side of being positive

“Be positive”, “you will be fine”, “but at least you have friends/family” “it could have been worse”, I am sure all of you have heard phrases like these more than once in your life. In fact, these kinds of phrases individuals hear throughout their lives. How many times has it happened that one of yourContinue reading “Toxic Positivity: The Dark side of being positive”

Sleep Over anxiety: How can we help our children?

Some kids love to sleepover at their friend’s house and it can be of absolute delight to them but certain kids do not like staying away from home, even if it’s for one night. While for some kids sleepovers turn out to be one of the most important events of social gatherings, the kids whoContinue reading “Sleep Over anxiety: How can we help our children?”

Can pets really make a difference in an individual’s life?

It is not news that since the beginning of times, human beings and animals have learnt to co-exist together in peace and harmony. Pets are considered as family and are treated like it. They bring joy and excitement and can cure your mood in seconds, isn’t it? With time, love and patience, they become anContinue reading “Can pets really make a difference in an individual’s life?”

Postpartum Depression: Are the new mothers to be blamed?

The pregnancy and the birth can trigger several emotions ranging from joy and enthusiasm to fear and anxiety and sometimes, even, depression. Most new mothers experience “baby blues” after childbirth, which mostly include- mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and difficulty sleeping. The baby blues usually begin around 2-3 days after delivery and may last forContinue reading “Postpartum Depression: Are the new mothers to be blamed?”

Impact of Negative Parental Messages and Disordered Eating in Teens

Disordered eating basically refers to a set of irregular eating behaviours which may or may not coincide with the diagnosis of a specific eating disorder.The term “disordered eating” is a descriptive phrase, not a diagnosis. Some of the signs of disordered eating may include- Frequent dieting, anxiety associated with specific foods or meal skipping, ChronicContinue reading “Impact of Negative Parental Messages and Disordered Eating in Teens”