Category: Mental health

7 Worrying Reasons Why India’s Women Are More Prone To Depression Than Men

According to a study, depression will be the second-leading cause of disability worldwide by 2020. Depression is widely prevalent in women in all age groups, especially in India. Indian women face hurdles which including stigma about mental health, lack of mental health professionals, lack of awareness, the disadvantaged position of women in society, multiple roles, increased levels of stress, and domestic violence.

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How to know if you are an Empath

If you have an ability to understand and share the feelings of others, You are an empath. It is the action of understanding, being aware of or being sensitive to the experience of another person. Such personality can actually put so much strain on one’s mental health and abilities.

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How to help loved one with anxiety disorder?

“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness, and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” -Kris Carr 

The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as “an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.”

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All you need to know about “Anxiety Disorders”

The human body has a natural alarm for any kind of danger. These alarms work as a raised heartbeat, sweating, and increased sensitivity to surroundings. In any kind of stress, our body releases a hormone into the bloodstream called andrenalin. This boost in andrenalin is also known as the ‘fight-or-flight’ response. It prepares human to confront or flee any threats or danger to safety. That’s all the mechanism. Continue reading “All you need to know about “Anxiety Disorders””

Do You Know Your Dog Actually Helps You Live Longer

Dogs are none less than a blessing. Statistics have shown that people who own Fido probably live longer than people who don’t. Dogs build an emotional connection with their parents in no time that helps in reducing emotional and mental health issues. While on the other hand, owning these creatures bring a complete change in your routine that promotes health. Let’s explore in detail few reasons how your dog helps you to live a happy, healthy and extended life.

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5 TERRIBLE WAYS MODERNIZED LIFE DESTROYING YOUR BRAIN

It is a given fact that the brain is the human body’s most complex organ. Although it is just a small part of the body, the brain is figuratively a big organ that keeps us functioning normally every day. It does a lot of work like controlling all our sensations and movements, as well as, the flow of our thoughts. However, the brain’s complexities make it one of the most delicate and most vulnerable body parts, and if it gets compromised, we are as good as dead. Continue reading “5 TERRIBLE WAYS MODERNIZED LIFE DESTROYING YOUR BRAIN”

TOP 5 EASY RELAXATION TRICKS

Finding time to relax is an effective way to manage stress and anxiety. Relaxation not only help to reduce pain and maintain good health but it is an important part of enjoying life. However, with the busy schedules, setting aside time to relax is easier said than done.

Thankfully, the whole point of relaxation is that it shouldn’t be hard. Even if it’s only five minutes, taking time out of your day will improve your health and quality of life. In order to make relaxation a regular part of your day, start incorporating these easy relaxation tips.

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DEAR STRESS, LET'S BREAK UP!

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If you want to get treated for any disease you must know it first then only you will you be able to get appropriate treatment. Same situation with stress. Stress is a body’s method of reacting to a challenge. Stress is a normal part of life.

 As we have to fulfill so many responsibilities all day, stress makes us complete all our tasks on time, this is called Eustress which is also called as positive stress.

The one which troubles you and reduces your efficiency and brings many other negative effects is distress. Chronic stress disrupts nearly every system in your body. It can shut down your immune system, upset your digestive and reproductive systems, raise blood pressure, increase the risk of heart attack and stroke, speed up the aging process and leave you vulnerable to many mental and physical health problems.

So to deal with the stress try to understand it first.

Factors which play role is experiencing stress are,

Expectations: 

We have so many expectations from our life and for that, we set unrealistic targets for our self. This pressure keeps on increasing when we are not able to meet that target.

It’s better for you that do not burden yourself with unrealistic targets, understand your efficiency and set your targets and keep on setting higher target with your achievements.

The perception:

 the way you see the problem. Whether it is really a problem or just a situation. If you see it as a situation then it is easier for you to handle it but if you take it as a problem then your brain takes it the other way.  So try to take it as a situation as much as possible, this thought does not pressurize your brain and increase the efficiency of dealing with it.

Attitude:

Your attitude plays the most important role in dealing with any situation, positive attitude leads to divergent thinking and an easy solution. Develop interest in yourself and remember that you are responsible for yourself and no one else.

Lifestyle and health issues:

You might have already heard that “Healthy mind lives in the Healthy body”,  our lifestyle affects the way we experience the stress. Try to keep it as balanced as possible so that you face fewer issues to deal with. You are the best judge for yourself.

Managing strategies: 

So even after doing everything you still feel stress than you got to work to manage it by understanding its cause, segregate the stressor into small parts and work on the solution. Try to achieve solution one by one and never be in hurry to resolve the issue. Before working on any solution first take a deep breath because a relaxed mind can think more wisely.

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