Whenever we read news about suicide, we often see comments about 'reaching out for help' alongside. However, as we move towards more community-centric models of care in society, we have to begin talking instead, about 'reaching in'.
Social Physique Anxiety, also known as SPA, is a feeling of distress and discomfort associated with the perceived evaluation of one’s physical self. It is helpful to understand the signs of SPA and how it affects our routine. To overcome a hurdle, we need to see it clearly and then set goals so that we overcome the hurdle.
Ever felt ashamed of the way you look, your height, weight, the colour of your skin? Some amount of self-criticism is normal, however, for some people, feeling dissatisfied with the way they look is a constant struggle. Find out how you can manage this anxiety.
We hear the word depression quite frequently these days. Sometimes we may wonder if we ourselves are suffering from depression. Read on to find out how to tell whether you might be clinically depressed or just feeling down.
From Deepika Padukone to Dwayne Johnson, celebrities have come into the open about their fight with depression. It was not an easy battle they would probably say. However, they did not allow the depression to get the better of them! Find out what it takes to fight depression.
Every year since 1992, the World Health Organization observes October 10th as World Mental Health Day – a day to recognize the effects of mental health issues on people’s lives and spread awareness of the help available. Themes from the last few years include schizophrenia, dignity in mental health and mental health in older adults. This year’s theme - “Psychological First Aid” (PFA) - intends to challenge the popular notion that psychological health is less important than physical health.