Caregiver Burnout: Identifying the Signs
Taking care of a sick or elderly loved one is definitely a responsibility. As a caregiver, you may find yourself feeling unhappy or overwhelmed with the situation. Read on to find out what contributes to caregiver burnout.
Body Shaming: Recognize the Signs & Cope With It
Body shaming is defined by Oxford Dictionary as "the action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size". Unfortunately this happens often, sometimes in subtle ways, leaving a person feeling low and robbing them of self-confidence. Here's a look at how to recognize and deal with body shaming in healthy ways.
Coping with an Unwelcome Pregnancy
Contrary to popular belief, pregnancy is not always greeted with joy and excitement. If you are not prepared to be a parent you may feel confused and depressed on getting this news. And to add to it, you also feel guilty about your feelings. When you are assailed with so many doubts, you are bound to feel that something is wrong with you. Well, this may not necessarily be the case as some women do go through such mixed feelings.
Post partum blues
As many as 80% of new mothers experience a case of ‘baby blues'.It is a common phenomenon that is generally classified as a temporary state of heightened emotionality. It is also called ‘post-partum blues', a word which literally translates into ‘after-delivery'. Postpartum blues last anywhere between a few days up to several weeks post delivery.
Are you lonely?
Our cities are so full of people - it may seem strange to think that someone can be lonely. But the fact is that one can be lonely in a crowd, and it can be harder to establish relationships in a crowded city than in small quiet towns.
Depression - What is it?
Depression is a medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think, and how you act. Depression does not discriminate; it affects men and women, young and old, and people of all races, cultures, and incomes.