5 Books And Podcasts To Learn About Mental Health
The month of May is known as Mental Health Awareness Month. It was first recognised in The United States of America in 1949. The importance of mental well-being is not lost on most of us. Having said that, there is a lot that needs to be done. One can start by taking the easiest yet most important step; educating oneself and in the process gaining more awareness about mental health issues. How can you observe and do your bit this month? First and foremost, take care of yourself physically and mentally. If you think you need help, do not shy […]
Mental Health Awareness Month 2023: Being More Self-Compassionate
The month of May is designated as the Mental Health Awareness Month. Although it was first acknowledged in 1949, it is always important to acknowledge the importance of mental health to our general wellbeing, the need to raise awareness of it, and the importance of helping those who need it receive treatment. We’re taking this opportunity to highlight the importance of taking care of one’s mental health, starting with the topic of being self-compassionate. Whether or not someone has a mental health problem themselves, Mental Health Awareness Month makes people aware of how mental illness affects their lives, informs them of […]
5 Simple Ways To Deep Clean Your Mind
Imagine this. Your desk at work is stacked high with different objects; memos, important papers, documents that need to be checked, and much more. When you try to find something specific, this clutter can make your job significantly more difficult. Now, imagine this happening inside of your brain. When unwanted and troubling thoughts pile up, they end up clouding the mind making it difficult to access important mental data. A fruitless search for a memory or thought could leave you feeling frustrated and ready to break down. This is why you need to deep clean your mind. Our mental state – […]
Why Mental Health And Mindfulness At The Workplace Should Be A Priority?
Organizations need to realize that mental health is a part of the overall wellbeing of their employees and Seema Rekha, Managing Director of Antarmanh Consulting tells us how.
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 […]
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 […]
Virat Kohli Opened Up About His Mental Health And He Is Not Alone
Mental health issues can happen to anyone. Watch out if you have these signs of depression.
What Is Depression?
Described simply, depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity. It can affect a person’s thoughts, behaviour, motivation, feelings, and general sense of well-being. It often includes sadness, difficulty in thinking and concentration and a significant increase or decrease in appetite and time spent sleeping.