What Are The Different Forms Of Alternative Therapies?
Alternative healing therapy is a form of healing methodologies that differ from the usual line of treatment. Simply put, these are therapeutic practices that are currently not considered as an integral part of conventional medical practice. Often, the benefits and healing abilities of these therapies are established through research, other times they may be unproven scientifically. Hence, they are classified as alternate healing therapies or alternate medicine. Few of these healing techniques are thousands of years older than conventional medicines. Over the last couple of decades there has been a renewed interest in holistic and natural healing and thus various […]
5 Mental Health Resolutions To Make For A Healthy 2023
Every year we go through the ritual of making goals for the upcoming year. But the pressure that comes with New Year’s resolutions can be counterproductive to making you feel good about starting fresh. Many of us make big intentions of losing weight, getting our finances in order, or quitting a bad habit that we’re addicted to only to find ourselves discouraged after a couple of days. The key is to go easy on yourself and set daily goals that are doable instead of overwhelming yourself with unachievable targets. This year, choose to make mental health resolutions. The long and […]
Winter Blues: How Can Meditation Combat Seasonal Depression (SAD)?
As temperatures begin to drop and daylight gets shorter, it’s not uncommon to feel down in the dumps. However, lethargy can often range from mild winter blues to seasonal episodes of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But the good news is that meditation can help counteract the dampening of your mood. What Is SAD? Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that you experience during particular seasons or times of the year. It’s common to be affected by changing seasons and weather, or to have times of year when you feel uncomfortable. But if your feelings are interfering with your everyday […]
Is Work Wrecking Your Mental Health? 5 Ways To A Healthy Mind At Work
If you’re like most people, the pandemic and the subsequent years post has left a lasting impression on your mental health and wellbeing. Your mental health; how your brain functions affects your quality of life, personally as well as professionally. Plus, as you spend a large amount of time working through the day, it is essential to nurture a healthy mind at work to improve your overall wellbeing. Our mental health influences how we view ourselves and others, how we process our emotions, and how we react during tough times. Better mental health leads to overall harmony, happiness, resilience, and […]
12 Signs You Need A Mental Break And How Can You Recover
With deadlines to meet, errands to run, a wedding to attend, and a week of managing work, your life is based on responsibilities. In today’s world where an espresso shot is the answer to lack of sleep and working away the day is key to getting ahead-it gets difficult to pay attention to your deteriorating mental health. This indicates that you’re due a mental break. 12 Signs You Need A Mental Break 1. When You Fall Sick Regularly Our crucial life events trigger an amount of stress that usually causes a toll on our bodies. To avoid this domino effect, take your mental break […]
How To Help A Loved One Deal With Stress
At times it is not us who are victims of chronic stress, but our loved ones around us. And the fact is that seeing them in stress takes an indirect hit on our own well-being, in addition to theirs. It is not easy handling a partner who has being going through depression for years. But you can lend a hand with these easy tips to help a loved one cope with stress. Tips on How to Help a Loved One Cope with Stress? Be Kind Never belittle the depressed person’s situation. Never ever say “snap out of it, some people have […]
Creating A Mental Health Crisis Plan
All too often, when bad things occur, we spend hours or days looking back on the situation and wondering what we could have done, what we should have done, to have prevented the situation. The reasons for a mental health crisis can be unique to the person. What a mental health crisis looks like and how it’s treated will also vary from person to person. However, there a few signs that suggest you might be experiencing a mental health crisis. But first, let’s understand what a mental health crisis is. What is a Mental Health Crisis? A mental health crisis […]
Do You Know What Brain Fog Is? Reasons You May Have It
We have been battling the Coronavirus for the better part of this decade, and while we may have won that battle, there’s an ominous fog that lingers on.
3 Thought Exercises To Improve Mental Health
Mental strength requires hard work and commitment. These mindful brain exercises can help you become mentally stronger.
What Is A Mental Health Crisis & How To Be Prepared For It?
Mental health disorders are very common in the world with India having one of the highest prevalence of mental illnesses. While the subject is still largely taboo in India, National Health Survey 2016 found that close to 14% of India’s population required active mental health intervention. One in every seven Indians suffers from depressive or anxiety disorder. The numbers have probably doubled today. One of the most common issues faced by many is that families and friends of people who suffer from psychological problems don’t realize that their loved ones are going through a crisis. A mental health crisis […]
Things To Keep In Mind When Looking For A Therapist
Seeking mental help can be an overwhelming and brave step for many. But developing a clear treatment plan begins with finding the right therapist. It’s important to consider there’s no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to therapy, and the professional that works well for someone else might not work as well for you. When deciding on a therapist, there are many factors that go beyond a professional’s qualification into finding the best fit including personality, specialty among others. When to Consider Seeking a Therapist? Often people freak out when they hear the mention of psychotherapy. But contrary to common […]