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 […]
Is Health Meditation Beneficial For People With ASPD?
While ASPD can be difficult to manage, it is not impossible to treat. Treatment often involves therapy and may include medications to help manage the symptoms. But can meditation contribute to the treatment?
Soothe Your Fears & Boost Confidence With These 4 Mindfulness Strategies
Fear is a normal reaction that warns our bodies to be careful of dangerous situations. Similarly, anxiety is a type of fear that makes us worry not just about the present but also about the past and the future. However, when fear and anxiety become a pattern in our lives, they lead us to a problematic existence. Let’s put this into perspective. If there’s something wrong with your car and you realize that it’s not running as smoothly as it should, do you ignore the problem? No! You call the mechanic or look at the problem yourself to fix it. When […]
What Is A Self-shame Spiral? And How Can You Break Out Of It
Unlearn behaviours that no longer serve you, your mental health and your growth journey, self-shame being one of the biggest one of them.
What Is Night Eating Syndrome And How To Treat It?
Have you ever had a strong urge to eat right after dinner? Or when you wake up in the middle of the night? It can be normal to want to snack during such AM hours. But for some people, snacking at night can develop into a repetitive behavior with serious consequences. If you find yourself eating large quantities of food at night—even waking up from sleep to eat—you may have a specific eating disorder, called night eating syndrome (NES). What is Night Eating Syndrome? Night eating syndrome is a type of eating disorder where you may wake up from sleep feeling […]
6 Uncomfortable Emotions You Shouldn’t Shy Away From Feeling
Understand what your emotions are trying to tell you.
Anger Management: Learn To Manage This Emotion Better
Anger is something we feel in response to a threat we perceive. It’s a completely normal emotion like others; as long as it doesn’t affect your personal and professional life. When it gets out of hand it can be destructive, and it can lead to problems and also affect your overall quality of life. An emotional state that varies between mild irritation and fury is something that you might feel when you are angry. Often, aggression stems from anger which can help you at times. Aggression will work as a catalyst when you need motivation. When out of control, it can also bring physiological changes. Your heart rate and […]
How To Support Someone Who’s Suffering From Grief
Finding the right words when someone is grieving can be difficult but unconditional support and compassion from friends and family help like no other.
Coping With The Grief Of Losing A Spouse
Losing your life mate can have a devastating effect on you, rendering you emotionally paralyzed. But the key is to find ways to honour the memory of the one lost while moving on in a life-affirming manner.
Coping With The Loss Of A Friend
Friends are a significant part of our lives. They are there to share laughs, celebrations, and joys. They are there when we need a shoulder to cry on. And they are there to help us back up after we fail or fall. They are the family we choose; someone we want to be a part of our lives. Losing a friend can be as devastating as losing a family member. The grief you feel is shaped by your unique relationship and the connection you shared with your friend. Friendships are complex yet so beautiful, often based on trust, respect, and […]