According to a survey, more than 60% of people have some mental illness. The most common among them is “Depression.” It is the feeling of complete sadness in life. Other mental disorders which affect a person are – 1. Anxiety Disorder 2. Bipolar Disorder 3. Eating Disorder Depression is the most common mental illness among them. We celebrate 7th April as the ‘World Health Day,’ and it is high time that we talk about mental health this year. Several campaigns have been done for raising awareness about this delicate issue. More than 300 million people are living with depression. There has been an increase of more than 18% between 2005 and 2015 of the people suffering from depression. A campaign ‘Let’s Talk’ has been launched to talk about this worldwide phenomenon. The most importan
In a tragic situation, we end up lamenting that 'Life is unfair', we end up crying and asking 'Why me?'. Have you ever done this? I have done it and to be honest, I have even lost the number of counts. Well, the good thing is that now I know what I was doing wrong and let me tell you about my findings. And The Question Is For .....? Undoubtedly, when you complain that life is unfair or you question, 'Why me?', you are devising a way by which you can indulge in self-pity. I mean seriously, who said that that life would be fair to you? No one, so whom are you complaining about this? Is it even fair to ask why life is unfair? We All Are Selfish Creatures The harsh truth is our idea of fairness has always that been of self-interest. If you are winning, life is fair, and if not, you wil
How easy life would have been if pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del keys simultaneously could have rebooted our life instead of the computers! We have already entered 2018, and many of us were agog about giving a fresh start to our life. We make New Year Resolutions; we create plans to quit bad habits and to start the good ones…. We plan so many new things in a new year to make everything perfect. But what is the need of all such things? The answer is simple, we are unsatisfied with our lives and we are trying to make things better for ourselves. We are looking for ways to reboot our life, to move out of our cloister and to own 2018 like a boss. It is not uncommon to hear “Alright everybody… back to ones” in a film set. Most of the people sigh after hearing this, saddened by the fact that they have
Many a time, we encounter such circumstances where we need to be strong in order to provide emotional support to our dear ones. I have noticed most of us go blank when we are in such a situation. We want to provide emotional support but we don't know how to actually provide that. So, today I will be telling you how you can attain this mojo. First of all, you should know that every person is different, and therefore the kind of emotional support that you should be providing will differ from person to person. You can decide that, can't you? It's your call how you deal with the person who needs the emotional support. Fortuitously, there are few basic ways by which you can prove yourself to be helpful. Ways Of Providing Emotional Support 1. No Judgement A person reveals his true side to ano...
Inhale. Now hold your breath for few seconds. Exhale now. Two questions for my friends who love to smoke. Do you want to smoke now? Will you light a cigarette now instead of lighting your life? Go on, no one is watching you. I will be an idiot to think that I can make you quit smoking by my article. So, relax I am not asking you to quit smoking. Infact, I am going to justify your action. Interesting, isn't it? I know why you smoke and I am listing them one by one, only for you. DO YOU SMOKE FOR FUN? Can't we play GTA games or ludo for having fun? What about going out with your siblings or gossiping a bit or having fun in the kitchen by trying a new dish? But the main questionis why will we do that, now we are no longer children. Smoking is the adult way of having...
“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” Hans Hoffman One side of the story is: X: How are you? Y: I am fine and what about you? X: I am fine too. Another side of the story is: X: To be honest, I am not fine. Many things are going now. I can’t even start speaking about it. Y: Yes, I can understand. Life is very complicated. We don’t open our heart in front of everyone. We hide few of the complicated strands of our life even from the closest person. Let’s not talk about others, let us talk about you. Do you think you have a complicated life? A bit of complication is necessary but that doesn’t mean that you will keep on complicating everything. Too much of everything is bad, right? This is the reason why you
He came home with a bit of fear in his heart. His class test result was out and he didn’t score well. Keeping his pair of shoe aside, he went to wash his face. ‘Did you get your result?’ asked his mom. ‘No’ he said and went for a bath. When he returned, his mom was standing in front of him with his result in one hand and a five hundred rupees in other. He stole the money from his dad wallet. The seventh standard kid was slapped twice. ‘You will get the beating of your life. Wait for your dad to arrive.’ Said his mother. She continued doing her daily chores and ignored him. But was the boy fine? He was sitting alone on the staircase of the government hospital. His elder brother tried to bring him back, but he didn’t return. In the late evening, he saw his dad returning. His f