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HIV/AIDS Effects on Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety

By |2017-03-15T19:03:54+02:00August 27th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health|

“We live in a completely interdependent world which simply means we cannot escape each other. How we respond to AIDS depends, in part, on whether we understand this interdependence. It is not someone else’s problem. This is everybody’s problem.” - Bill Clinton HIV/AIDS… What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you [...]

Bereavement and Its Psycho-social Aftermath

By |2017-03-15T18:36:20+02:00June 22nd, 2014|Categories: Bereavement, Depression, Mental Health|

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” - Headstone in Ireland Tears that just don’t seem to stop, memories that keep ripping the heart, ripples of faith and hope together just yearn to live with your loved one for just another day… It is easier to [...]

Play Therapy for Depression

By |2014-08-20T19:10:24+02:00June 21st, 2014|Categories: Depression, Mental Health|

Depression… generally speaking, it is a mental health condition, in which life just ceases or seems to be at a dead end. All of us get struck by depression in some or the other part of our lives in varying degrees. Death of a loved one, loss of job, a bad break-up, trauma, life-transition, failure, [...]

Suicide Help and Prevention

By |2014-08-20T19:13:00+02:00June 16th, 2014|Categories: Depression, Mental Health|

In a world that is seen being full of struggle and strife, even a school going child knows what suicide is. The moment you would be thinking of killing yourself, you would also be creating a silent unseen plan of killing your family and loved ones for a lifetime. These words may seem hurtful, but [...]

Destroying Depression: Success Stories

By |2017-03-15T19:00:47+02:00June 15th, 2014|Categories: Depression, Mental Health|

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” - Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss Have you felt like you have reached a dead end and you can see no light at the end of the tunnel? At times of despair, do you feel that you [...]

Don’t Lose Hope…

By |2014-08-20T19:20:38+02:00June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development|

I met hope She had a twinkle in her eye… That told of a hidden smile She had a spring in her step; Through she walked a thousand mile… She held my little finger I followed with unsure steps Like an ambitious toddler learning to walk… In her touch I felt magic Warmth that clearly [...]

Are You a Positive Thinker or a Negative Thinker?

By |2014-08-18T22:05:51+02:00December 17th, 2013|Categories: Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development|

Everything in this world is a product of either positive or negative thinking. Folks, do you know that the way you think can influence the entire course of your life? Thought processes have strong consequences. The way we think, is the way we ultimately behave. And the way we behave, is the way we live. [...]

Nature’s healing power

By |2014-08-18T22:06:53+02:00December 13th, 2013|Categories: Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development, Stress|

When I used to work as a counselor for People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIVs), my work was very challenging. Day in and day out my working hours were filled with seeing affected people, watching adults and children die of AIDS, counseling the affected ones and their care-givers, and at the same time I had my [...]

Food that boost your mood

By |2014-08-18T22:14:34+02:00October 7th, 2013|Categories: Depression, Everyday tips, Mental Health, Treatment|

Picky eaters, food lovers, creative eater, vegetarians and non-vegetarians... This entire globe is made of people with manifold eating habits and styles, isn’t it? Hey friends, did you know that how you eat, what you eat, when you eat, the way you cook,etc has deep impact on your thought processes, emotions, moods, behavior patterns and [...]

Depression and CBT

By |2018-09-04T16:40:25+02:00July 7th, 2013|Categories: CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Treatment|

“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” - Laurell K. Hamilton, (Mistral's Kiss) Almost in everyone’s lifetime there is a phase when pains and sadness, frustration and agonies strike from different dimensions and degrees. No matter how happy-go-lucky you are, no matter how strong [...]

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