Mental Wellness

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: What causes anxiety?

June 24, 2022 7 min read

The cause of Generalized Anxiety Disorder cannot be pinpointed to a single factor. People with anxiety experience it differently from others. Over the years, researchers have identified that there are multiple reasons that drive the development of GAD in individuals. These factors can include life experiences, genetic predisposition, brain chemistry, family background, or social influence. […]

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder: What are the symptoms?

June 6, 2022 3 min read

We all experience worry and panic attacks during tough situations. The human body responds to stress through anxiety. However, if the feeling becomes extreme and lasts longer, then it can be because you have a Generalized anxiety disorder or GAD. There are many misconceptions when it comes to properly diagnosing GAD. Understanding the type and […]

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How To Cope With Relationship Anxiety

May 30, 2022 9 min read

Everything about relationships seems perfect in the beginning- fantastic conversions, established boundaries, clear communications, and unbreakable trust. Then comes the doubts. ‘Will it fall apart like last time?’, ‘What if it’s not the right person for me?’, ‘Are they hiding something from me?’. This constant feeling of worry and insecurity is known as relationship anxiety. […]

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Understanding and overcoming the effects of loneliness; A scientific guide

Understanding and overcoming the effects of loneliness; A scientific guide

July 23, 2020 11 min read

Loneliness is a universal human emotion. It is the negative feeling that occurs when your need for social connection is not met. However, it differs from one person to another, making it a complex and unique problem to solve. One doesn’t need to be physically alone to feel lonely. In fact, many individuals who come […]

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How To Deal With A Toxic Boss

July 16, 2020 12 min read

The constant berating, recurring fear of getting fired, the never-ending barrage of deadlines and demands… When I first met Darice, she had a long list of reasons why she decided to take a break and quit her job. For her, even the mention of her boss made her feel sick in the stomach and after […]

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How To Deal With Addiction During Lockdown

COVID-19: How To Deal With Addiction During Lockdown

July 2, 2020 14 min read

We often mistake addiction as just alcohol consumption and drug use. However, this mental health condition is more of a spectrum of uncontrollable habits ranging from gambling to even ordinary activities like exercising and eating. According to the book Theory of Addiction by Robert West and Jamie Brown, addiction is a neuropsychiatric disorder where one […]

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Suicide Prevention How To Overcome Suicidal Thoughts

Suicide Prevention: How To Overcome Suicidal Thoughts

May 19, 2020 7 min read

Suicidal thoughts can be a sign of underlying mental health disorders including anxiety, stress, and obsessive compulsive disorder. With proper care, support, and treatment, you can move away from hurting yourself and towards recovery.

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How To Manage Your Mental Health During Coronavirus Pandemic

How To Manage Your Mental Health During Coronavirus Pandemic

April 13, 2020 17 min read

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading across the globe. Washing your hands, covering your mouth and nose with masks and practicing social distancing are some of the effective measures that can prevent the pandemic from spreading further[1]. Wash your hands, cover mouth and nose with masks and practice social distancing to prevent virus spread. Centers for […]

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Why You Should Find Purpose And Meaning In Life

Why You Should Find Purpose And Meaning In Life

February 22, 2020 7 min read

A purpose in life is not just a dream or goal that you wish to achieve in the future. It is more of a tool that can help us lead a better, happier, healthier life. Unfortunately, even when we have a successful career, a loving family, and strong social relationships, we feel those boxes left […]

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Quick Exercises To Help You Stay Calm Easily

8 Quick Exercises To Help You Stay Calm Easily

February 22, 2020 8 min read

Mindful meditation is an effective and proven way to calm your system down. Recent studies even suggest that meditation is as good as taking a vacation, but with longer-lasting effects[1]. However, it is not always possible to set down and do meditation all of a sudden. With our hectic work schedule and time-bound jobs, stress […]

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Common Signs Of Anxiety Disorder

8 Common Signs Of Anxiety Disorder, According To Science

February 22, 2020 7 min read

Anxiety is something that we all experience at different points in our lives. In fact, it is quite normal to be anxious about stressful life events like relationship problems, changing jobs or financial troubles. Unfortunately, if some of these anxieties become larger than problems, affecting our daily lives, then we should be careful as they […]

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Habits That Mental Healthy People Practice

7 Habits That Mental Healthy People Practice

February 20, 2020 10 min read

60 million Americans are affected by sleep disorders that can impair well-being and cognitive functioning Institute of Medicine: Sleep disorders and sleep deprivation: An unmet public health problem (2006) Understanding your mental health is the key to improving it. We often misinterpret mental health as a disease that can be diagnosed and cured with treatment. […]

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