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Common symptoms of stress that may need professional help

Feeling sad, irritable Negative thinking Loss of confidence Felling tired easily Cannot enjoy life Sleep problems Cannot work like before Relationship problems Cannot eat well Always worrying Increased heart beat Headaches and body pain Increased use of alcohol, smoking, other drugs Memory and concentration problems     Common difficulties in children and adolescents   Hyperactivity…

Why is mental health important?

The World Health Organization defines health as “A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” and there can be no health without mental health. Yet when we go for a health check up we are are only concerned about our BP,  sugar and cholesterol levels. If they…

Understanding stress and its effects

What is stress? Stress is any event or condition or factor that imposes demands on your body (physically and mentally) to change and adapt to the new situation. Today’s fast paced life style constantly imposes multiple demands on us and can be a cause for constant stress. Is stress always bad? Eustress or positive stress…

20 ways to care for your mental health

Be Regular with your sleep habits Take care of your physical health – ‘Healthy mind resides in a healthy body’ Regular exercise releases ‘Happy Hormones’ in your brain Be mindful of your eating habits Avoid binging on food. It may be a sign of underlying stress Use substances in moderation. Never as a stress buster…

Understanding Addiction and related problems

Addiction to substances such as alcohol, drugs, tobacco and nowadays even technology is a problem all over the world. Most addicts don’t start out knowing that they will become addicted. They believe they have full control over the use of the substance and that they shall be able to stop whenever they want to. However,…

Improving your memory

How not to forget! Ability to remember the events is something which is unique to us. We remember all the details of childhood days to our journeys through our lives. When we are young we need to remember all that we study in schools and when we are old we will have difficulties to remember…

Handling relationships better

Relationships matter!   We understand how we humans are different from all other organisms in the world. We live in the world connected with the people around us and the most of the time we spend time our near and dear ones. Our social connect with the near and dear ones is the thread of…

Using your personality effectively

The science of wellbeing is intertwined with our personality which determine how we interact with the environment. One of the strong factor about wellbeing stems from one’s personality style. When we look at personality, it is strongly biological (which means we have certain style of personality by birth) and there is a constant interaction with…

Understanding Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder:

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting 11 percent of school-age children. ADHD is characterized by developmentally inappropriate levels of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. ADHD if untreated may have serious consequences, including school failure, family stress, depression, problems with relationships, substance abuse, delinquency, accidental injuries and job failure. Early identification and treatment…