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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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8 Bad Eating Habits You Need To End Right Away

8 Bad Eating Habits You Need To End Right Away

July 9, 2020 9 min read

Filling your kitchen with healthy food products and carefully planning your meals is considered by many as the first step towards developing healthy habits. Unfortunately for many of us, these exercises and diet plans seem to be ineffective even after doing everything properly. There are many instances where your diet plan is not working. Or are […]

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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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7 Simple Tips to Get Quality Sleep

Therapists Spill: 7 Simple Tips to Get Quality Sleep

May 5, 2020 10 min read

Sleeping problems are not new to our generation. There are many different factors that restrict us from a good night’s sleep. This can vary from work stress to family responsibilities to even to unexpected challenges like illness.  While you don’t have much role in controlling these factors, there are many habits that you can adopt […]

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6 Early Signs You Are In An Abusive Relationship

6 Early Signs You Are In An Abusive Relationship

April 21, 2020 8 min read

Most of us think that it is easy to sense an abusive relationship. Unfortunately, the truth is that not all abuses leave black eyes, broken bones, or bruises. Abuses can be in different forms– emotional, psychological or sexual. Abusive patterns can be hard to spot- especially for the victims. It gets even worse when the […]

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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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How To Start Exercising For Your Mental Health A Scientific Guide

How To Start Exercising For Your Mental Health: A Scientific Guide

March 27, 2020 17 min read

Exercise can generate a positive impact on your state of mind, energy levels, memory, and overall sense of well-being. Brain Plasticity (2017) We all know the many physical benefits of exercise. Regular workouts can help trim our waistline, improve our sex life, and even add years to our life. But, how many of us exercise […]

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6 Foods That Can Help You Fight Depression

6 Foods That Can Help You Fight Depression

February 22, 2020 7 min read

Do you know that your diet is to be partly blamed for making you feel blue?! A healthy diet helps not only control your waistline but also erase off the various symptoms of depression. A varied diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans and food rich in omega-3 fatty acids is the […]

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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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