Understanding Mental Health Literacy: A depiction through cinema

Individuals all over the world struggle from issues of mental health and are often apprehensive about seeking help for such problems. In certain parts of the world, awareness is minimum to the level that people are unable to recognize the signs and symptoms of various mental health issues they or their loved ones may beContinue reading “Understanding Mental Health Literacy: A depiction through cinema”

Teen Suicide: What are the causes and what could parents do to help their children?

According to the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of for 15-24 year olds after accidents and homicide. However, the very fact cannot be denied that teenage is a stressful period because it is during this period when teens face drastic changes including the changes in their bodies,Continue reading “Teen Suicide: What are the causes and what could parents do to help their children?”

ARE YOU A HELICOPTER PARENT?

Every parent has a natural tendency to desire the well-being of their children. However, this tendency of being supportive is often taken to another level by some parents by being hyper-involved in their child’s life or in other words hovering over their child like a helicopter, hence, it’s called as the helicopter parenting. Helicopter parentingContinue reading “ARE YOU A HELICOPTER PARENT?”

HIDING IN THE CLOSET: PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF COMING OUT

Do you know that AIDS was first termed as GRID, i.e., gay related immune deficiency? The medicine text books, particularly, the text book of forensic medicine describes homosexuality as similar to pedophilia or voyeurism. The ICD & DSM describe being a queer as a psychological disorder. So, imagine how hard it would be for theContinue reading “HIDING IN THE CLOSET: PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF COMING OUT”

WHO ARE WE? FACTORS THAT AFFECT CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

One thing that I am interested in is what shapes us: the people? The place we live? It’s both of those and more- Sharon Creech Have you ever visited a Kindergarten or a pre-school? Once you have, you’ll observe that at such tender age itself, each child is so different. One might be academically brightContinue reading “WHO ARE WE? FACTORS THAT AFFECT CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT”

TERATOGENS- EXPOSURE TO MONSTERS IN THE PERINATAL STAGE OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT

As a woman, when you first get the confirmation that you have conceived and a new being is inside your belly, you feel on cloud nine. You want to protect it with all your might all those 9 months. You avoid anything that may cause your baby any damage. You want a healthy baby, isn’tContinue reading “TERATOGENS- EXPOSURE TO MONSTERS IN THE PERINATAL STAGE OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT”

THE LUCIFER EFFECT AND CHILDREN

As a parent, taking care of your little child regularly goes with a sleep time story. One of the normal stories where great triumphs over abhorrence is the God and Lucifer story. God’s preferred holy messenger Lucifer was expelled to damnation for abhorring God’s creation ‘humankind’ and henceforth, Lucifer vowed to degenerate humankind and turnedContinue reading “THE LUCIFER EFFECT AND CHILDREN”

TO-DO: 7 THINGS TO START BEING HAPPY TODAY!!

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~Winston Churchill. We constantly strive to see the positive in every aspect of our life. But it’s not always easy. However, if we choose to be positive it can help us in becoming the person we want to be. EvenContinue reading “TO-DO: 7 THINGS TO START BEING HAPPY TODAY!!”

DO YOU FEEL BOGGED DOWN AT WORK OR DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH YOUR SUPERIORS?? FIND SOME TIPS TO ALLEVIATE YOUR STRESS…

Remember the things you did in your teenage or newly-adult years? Getting into fights, hanging out of local trains, getting crazy drunk just to prove a point, driving super-fast to show someone that you’re having a good time, or worse, driving drunk. Thankfully, better sense has prevailed. You’ve matured into this responsible person who values hisContinue reading “DO YOU FEEL BOGGED DOWN AT WORK OR DO YOU HAVE TROUBLE WITH YOUR SUPERIORS?? FIND SOME TIPS TO ALLEVIATE YOUR STRESS…”