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Psychological Solutions to Midlife Crisis

By |2018-09-04T16:41:56+02:00February 5th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|

Innocence of childhood, energies and vibes of youthfulness, lessons of adulthood and wisdom of old age… Life manifests itself in many hues and shades. Each and every phase of your life reflects your journey towards self-refinement, achievements, learning, pleasure, pain, failures, success, knowledge and wisdom. In a way your life unfolds itself with new thoughts [...]

Be Happy by Sharing and Caring

By |2018-08-23T23:40:07+02:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health|

“If you have a candle, the light won't glow any dimmer if I light yours off of mine.” - Steven Tyler Happiness… How do you relate to this word? What does it mean to you and what gives you happiness? Happiness is a broader term and its connotation differs from one to another. For some [...]

Kleptomania: Compulsive Stealing Disorder

By |2017-03-15T18:57:29+02:00November 20th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health, OCD|

Have you heard the word “shop-lifting” before? This is a common word used for the term “Kleptomania”. Have you come across a person stealing petty things in a shop or mall? Many a times such incidents are reported in daily newspapers and magazines. Sometimes the victims of it are locked up in jails and are [...]

Phobia and its Brain Chemistry

By |2017-03-15T18:37:45+02:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health, Panic attack, Phobia|

“Fear can make a moth seem the size of a bull elephant.” - Stephen Richards, Releasing You from Fear Close your eyes for a moment and try to imagine the following situations: gasping for breathe in a crowded or closed place, trembling with fear prior to public speaking, panicking with dread be seeing heights and water, [...]

Online Treatment of Emetophobia – The Intense Fear of Vomiting

By |2018-08-30T22:23:04+02:00September 1st, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health, Phobia, Treatment|

Have you seen someone extremely afraid of vomiting, sickness or feeling nauseated every time? The intense fear of vomiting, fear of throwing up in public, feeling pukish under stressful and anxiety-provoking conditions… is known as emetophobia. It is derived from the amalgamation of two Greek words, viz. εμετός or emesis meaning to vomit and φόβος, [...]

Are You Suffering from SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder?

By |2017-03-15T18:38:33+02:00August 28th, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health|

Do you experience depression pangs only during summer or winter? Do you find your mood to be fluctuating only during the winter and summer months? If yes, then it may be due to SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder is also known as winter depression or winter blues; or summer depression or summer [...]

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 [...]

Body Language: Says Everything Known and Unknown

By |2018-08-29T16:39:23+02:00August 26th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health, Personal development|

"Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words." - Deborah Bull Body language, as the name suggests is the way through which you tend to non-verbally communicate. Even if you [...]

The Process of Psychological Liberation

By |2017-03-15T18:59:00+02:00August 25th, 2014|Categories: Everyday tips, Mental Health|

“Freedom is never given; it is won.” - A. Philip Randolph Shackles of the past, chains of negative feelings, bars of reactivity and prison of bitter memories, regrets ‘n’ pains… Psychological bondages tend to create a lot of turmoil in our lives. These scars or wounds not only take a toll on us physically, but [...]

The Development of Psychology and Therapy

By |2014-08-20T19:05:28+02:00August 24th, 2014|Categories: Mental Health|

Image: Sigmund Freud Starting from the early age, the world of psychology and mental health has developed a lot. Psychology has attained many milestones beginning from the first psycho-surgery to the modern day scientific therapeutic approaches. This blog is a humble tribute to the pioneers in the field who dedicated their lives to bring the [...]