Caring for someone can be rewarding, who better to care for your loved one than someone in their own family. However, sometimes the person providing care can forget to look out for themselves. This piece talks about some of the things the caregiver should keep in mind to manage their own stress levels.
Excessive use of social media can lead to fatigue, where you find it difficult to do other tasks that you might have been able to complete with ease. Look at some ways in which you can maintain the balance required so that social media does not take over your life entirely.
Like any sweeping national change that requires major upheaval, demonetization has had an impact on India's mental health. Any kind of change that inconveniences us requires that we put in time and effort until we are comfortable with the new situation. More people are sharing stories of anxiety and depression triggered by the stress from the unexpected government announcement - and it is important to be talking about how we can take steps to help ourselves. Some of them that we can engage in from today are:
In today's world we all face stress to varying degrees in different aspects in our lives like work, relationships, finances, concern for the future and others. In these situations practising mindfulness can help restore and maintain a sense of awareness, that helps us to go about our daily lives better. It is also a simple technique to master with practice any time, anywhere!
The impatience of being stuck in traffic could be a strong source of anger, irritation and stress. This can lead to both physical and mental exhaustion, outbursts and road rage, and leave us in a bad mood. It can be possible to work around that irritation caused by traffic to make sure that even if nothing on the road is moving, your mood is.