Do you have a gnawing suspicion that someone you know or care about is not feeling their usual self? It could be a friend, a neighbor, a colleague, or a family member. Maybe they come off as acting odd or sounding irritated or getting reclusive? Or they may simply not be their regular selves.…… Continue reading How to Talk to someone with Depression – Beyond R U OK
In this post today, I will share how becoming a person with a disability, even if temporarily, sensitized me to the needs of a specially-abled person and changed my outlook on disability and rehabilitation in India. A little background first. Disability is a general term that covers all impairments, limitations for performing…… Continue reading What being a person with Disability taught me
Tourette Syndrome started trending on searches when popular American Singer Billie Eilish revealed that she was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at the age of 11 years. She confessed how exhausting it was to cope with TS. Suddenly everyone wanted to know -What is Tourette Syndrome? Today in this post I shall share with you…… Continue reading What is Tourette Syndrome?
In 2015, members of the United Nations declared 17 goals of sustainable development to be achieved by all the members by the year 2030. The right to Happiness and Mental well -being is one of the 17 goals of Sustainable development goals. Today, the 20th March being the International Day of Happiness, let us just…… Continue reading How to Win in the Pursuit of Happiness
Though constipation is a very common problem yet many of us feel uncomfortable talking about it. In today’s post, we shall find out how chronic Constipation can affect your Mental Health. Some interesting facts about Constipation and Mental Health 1 . The Ayurvedic Concept Ayurvedic Medicine is based on Doshas, it…… Continue reading Can Constipation affect your Mental Health?
We have been acknowledging and applauding the efforts of frontline workers like doctors, nurses, and delivery boys during the ongoing pandemic. But a very crucial section of our population has not been given its due credit and attention. By now, you may have guessed that I am referring to our teachers whose mental health…… Continue reading 10 Mental Health Tips for Teachers during COVID 19
Reasons to stay alive is a book that deals with depression , a book that can save lives Title – Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig Price – INR 599/- for paperback , INR 266.95 for kindle version Pages – 268 Genre – Motivational , Autobiographical, Mental Health , Self Help Published in…… Continue reading Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
As the title of this post suggests, today we shall talk about how to feel happier in life. But before we discuss ways to be happier, let me first share this beautiful quote with you . “When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When…… Continue reading 10 Doctor Recommended ways to feel Happier
After two years of wreaking havoc new COVID cases are coming down and the government has announced a gradual re-opening of schools and colleges. Undoubtedly this decision will help the cause of education because online education has not been as successful in imparting the same level of teaching, attention, and mentoring to students as the…… Continue reading Going Back to School – How to cope with Anxiety in children during COVID 19 Pandemic
Last week a mother brought in her son X to me for acne and hair loss. I was gobsmacked as I took in the pubescent teenager with rippling muscles and a heavy frame. He was just seventeen years of age and was heavily into gymming and taking some supplements ( probably steroid laced )…… Continue reading Are you Happy with your Body?