mental health

The Link Between Anxiety and Perfectionism

Everyone knows at least one perfectionist. They’re hyper-critical of their own work, almost to a fault. And according to a growing body of research, there’s a good chance they also suffer from an anxiety disorder. The very nature of a perfectionist makes them particularly susceptible to the illness. Here’s what […]

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Overthinking

This article is for people who overthink the fact that they overthink. Overthinking is thinking the same thought on repeat till it mentally drains us. We may fall into an […]

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Mental Health among students

What is Mental Health? Mental health refers to the behavioural and emotional well being. It is all about how people think, feel and behave. Mental health may effect daily life, relationships and physical health. This may also happen the other way. Our daily living, interpersonal relationships and physical health might […]

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Breaking The Cycle Of Generational Trauma

We do not simply just inherit our parents’ skin complexion, eye colour, or height. We can also acquire our parents’ stories, narratives, and perspectives on life. There is a piece of them that lives on in us, whether we are conscious of it or not. While carrying on our family’s […]

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Gaslighting : The doom of Mental Health

What’s the fuss about Gaslighting? Talking about ‘GASLIGHTING’, I got acquainted to this term in 2020 when I was reading a book called ‘Milkman’ by Anna Burns, the storyline revolves around the people of an unnamed town invalidating the protagonist’s feelings through hearsay and gossips. The prose of Milkman suffocated […]

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Good Food, Good Mood

What we eat doesn’t simply influence our physical health: it could also influence our mental health and wellbeing. The relation between food and mood originates from the direct connection between […]

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JOURNEY TO SANITY – ACCEPTANCE

We thrive to learn skills in order to make ourselves useful. But the most useful skill of all is the art of learning to do nothing. In this fast-moving world where everyone is doing something and proving themselves, a large group of people who are probably doing their best might […]

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Understanding your Mental state during the Pandemic

Introduction The second wave of COVID-19 started from the middle of March 2021 and peaked in April with a shortage of oxygen cylinders and hospital beds. Now when the numbers have gone down again, people will start venturing outside and the reason for this eagerness is understandable because of the […]

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National Doctor’s Day 2021

“People pay the doctors for his trouble; for his kindness, they still remain in his debt.” – Seneca Introduction 1st July is known as National Doctor’s Day in India and it is organized by the Indian Medical Association. The theme for this year is “Save the Saviours”. The profession of […]

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Are heart breaks a catalyst for success?

Heartbreaks are more of a blessing than a curse! Are every sort of heartbreaks the same? ‘Every sort’? Yes! Not just break ups causes heartbreak.. when your loved one dies or moves apart, when you lose your job, when you lose your property, these are all reasons for a heartbreak. […]

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IMPORTANCE OF MENTAL HEALTH

BY: VAIBHAVI MENON “The only journey is the journey within.” Being raised in an Indian household, mental health was something that was frowned upon or considered unimportant while academic scores decided how happy you were or would be in life. Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how […]

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