SLEEP – AN UNDERRATED POWER

Our sleeping habits have grown very weird in the recent past. It’s funny how we love to sleep but don’t sleep on time. So many of us go to bed when it is almost dawn, then wake up late and still end up becoming sleep-deprived. What’s even more appalling is that we all brag about not…

March 14, 2021
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WAR OF WORRIES

You were probably worried about how you’d pay your mortgage this month at 3 am last night or how the pandemic has been affecting your career in several dimensions, how your child would get better at studies or when we will finally be able to breathe air without a mask…the mind seems to be jumping…

August 30, 2020
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KNOW TO SAY NO!

“Don’t say yes when you want to say no”. Many of us forget this all the time! Since childhood, most of us were brought up saying we should never turn down anyone who needs help or never deny our elders for the assistance they require. This almost unknowingly has made us believe that saying “no”…

August 23, 2020
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TRAPPED!!!

I had just come home from college and saw my dad grumpy. I wished him hello only to be ignored. I felt like he was mad at me because I had done something. There began an explosion of thoughts in my head and I thought of every silly and mischievous thing I did in the…

July 12, 2020
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THE BASICS OF MENTAL HEALTH

So this should have been one of the first posts on this blog but I somehow missed out on doing this before. Because “it’s better late than never”, I’m posting it now. It’s never too late or too early to read about some basics about mental health! Anyone would always like or want to go…

July 5, 2020
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MINDFULNESS

A lot of us have heard every other person talk about Mindfulness when we discuss how difficult our lives are getting each day! Meditation, spirituality, anti-stress, distraction, relaxation… the list just keeps going on when we try to describe mindfulness. We all assume that this technique is a recent development towards coping with our daily…

June 28, 2020
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“MEN”TAL HEALTH

“Oh, my baby boy is a strong and brave champ!!” “Come on boy…stop crying like a girl!” “Cheer up buddy, be a man and move on” “Arre Yaar! you are not a kid anymore..you need to man up now!” These are a few things that boys and men across all age groups have been told…

June 20, 2020
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BLACK OR WHITE – WRONG OR RIGHT!

Well..we all have seen quite many debates about racism going on around us in the past few weeks and I hope this article is not going to be another of those debates. Instead, I want to express my understanding of how we become conditioned to think about a certain section of society. It has a…

June 14, 2020
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A TALE OF KINDNESS

Most basic gestures like kindness and unconditional support can play the biggest role in healing a person struggling with their mental health. Here is a fictional tale which shows the wonders kindness and support can do!   “It had been six months since I moved away from my house.  My family was ashamed to have…

May 17, 2020
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WHY ARE WE SCARED TO TALK MENTAL HEALTH??

One can’t stress enough on the fact that mental health is as important as physical health and it is undeniably true for most of us that we overlook mental health as much as it should be taken care of! Sadly, this part of our health is not even recognized as being a part of our…

May 10, 2020
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