Social Physique Anxiety
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.
Is Social Media Boosting Your Self-confidence?
Studies state that comparing ourselves with others on social media has become common. Sometimes we make unfair comparisons and feel miserable about ourselves. Here's a look at what changes you can make if you find that social media is affecting your self-confidence too much.
Demonetization: How to Tackle the Resulting Stress - An Expert Column
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:
Can children be praised too much?
We all understand that praise does encourage and sometimes motivate a person to do better. Books and articles on parenting talk about the benefits of praise, but is there a problem with too much praise? Does excessive praise affect a child's behaviour and emotional growth? What does too much praise do to a child?
Although many factors affecting self confidence are at times out of our control, there are a number of things that you can consciously do, to build your self confidence that you need to reach your potential.
Flu season!! Protect Yourself
Want to protect yourself from Flu? What are the natural ways of enhancing immunity? Find out..
Shy? Overhaul your thinking
Shyness is often a result of the way you think about yourself. See if you identify with any of the negative thoughts described below. If you do, you will need to replace them with more realistic, positive thoughts.
Myths and facts about stress
Ever wondered what stress is and what stress is not? Take a look to understand the facts and myths about stress.
How do Women find 'Me Time'?
Do you remember your teenage years when your world was filled with dreams, hopes and lots of friends? You swore that nothing would be more important than your ties with the sisterhood and that wherever you went you would make time to connect with them. But life happened after that and here you are juggling a demanding career, marriage, children, in-laws, running a ship-shape household and trying to keep your sanity all the while! Sound familiar? This article gives you the low down in finding some time for yourself as well!
What is Emotional Intelligence?
Emotional intelligence can be described as the capacity to be self aware, be in control, and express one's emotions in a healthy and effective manner. It helps us handle important interpersonal relationships with empathy and better self awareness. Let us look at the various ways it can benefit us.