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Blood donation is a form of salvation

I am an avid blood donor. In my college too I had donated blood and got yummy refreshments in return. But the best part was that my contribution was literally saving someone’s life. To ensure I get updates regarding blood donation, I signed up to receive notifications from BloodConnect, a wonderful organization working towards addressing blood shortage in India. Today I again got an opportunity to donate to a blood cancer patient. A BloodConnect official gave me a ring and I promptly went to Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi for doing the same. The sight of a government hospital threw me

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The trip to Dharamsala- Ancient but still Awesomely Alive

The trip to Dharamsala was certainly one I would never forget. It was a mixed bag of emotions. I was excited yet fearful of a trip to a place I had never been before. The hours it took to convince friends to come along, the essential items that were supposed to be packed, the music that was supposed to be heard each and everything was a task in itself. 30.9.2016 The day to the trip had finally come. I woke up in the morning, went for my walk, came back and packed my bag for the trip ahead. Due to

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AIB – If People Treated Other Illnesses Like They Treat Depression

It’s no secret there’s a serious stigma attached to mental illness. According to the CDC, only 25 percent of people with mental health issues feel that other people are compassionate and sympathetic toward them. It’s a shameful statistic when one in four people have been touched by some form of mental illness. AIB – All India Bakchod has created this thoughtful video, Watch Nikhil’s friends as they try to help him get rid of typhoid. Read up on Clinical Depression: https://yourdost.com/depression/major-depression http://www.webmd.com/depression/helping-depressed-person http://www.asianage.com/life/more-features/110417/dont-let-depression-slow-you-down-seek-help.html http://indianexpress.com/article/blogs/with-36-of-india-depressed-we-must-end-taboo-around-mental-health/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/robertszczerba/2016/03/08/what-if-physical-illness-were-treated-like-mental-illness/#28ce68c27f43 Contact for Professional Help: iCALL: 022 25521111 VANDRAVELA FOUNDATION: 1860 2662345 SNEHA: 044 24640050 PARIVARTHAN: +917676602602 SAHAI: 080

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6 Natural Ways to Cure Depression

It might come as a surprise but Indians are a depressed lot. True. Indians are among the world’s most depressed. According to a World Health Organization (WHO)-sponsored study, while around 9% of people in India reported having an extended period of depression within their lifetime, nearly 36% suffered from what is called Major Depressive Episode (MDE). Depression is usually characterized by sadness, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy and poor concentration, besides feeling depressed. While medicines help in curing the disease, there are natural ways of getting rid of

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6 Superfoods for Depression and Anxiety

What makes certain foods mood-elevating seems based on whether they contain essential ingredients such as omega-3 fatty acids, tryptophan, vitamin D, or B vitamins. Get in a better state of mind by choosing foods that are high in phytochemicals and nutrients. These will help you deal with the trials of everyday anxiety and depression. Walnuts Walnuts are known to improve cell health due to the fact that they are the richest nuts in essential fats. Besides the fact that they elevate mood, ten walnuts a day can properly optimize the cell wall composition and lower blood cholesterol levels. These help

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Depression – A Matter of Serious Concern

The usual ups and downs of life mean that everyone feels sad or has “the blues” from time to time. But if emptiness and despair have taken hold of your life and won’t go away, you may be down with depression. Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. An individual suffering from depression can feel morose, sad, anxious, hopeless, helpless, worthless, restless and at times even suicidal. Signs and Symptoms of Depression If you identify with several of the following signs and symptoms, and they just won’t go away,

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A Confession of Love

As I sit back and think about you today, memory lane takes me to that day, almost 5 years ago, when I met you for the first time in that class in Hyderabad. It was a bright morning and I had walked in eager to meet the one I had heard so much about. A lot of people had been talking about you, your charisma, and your ability to heal and to enlighten. Frankly, it was not that I trusted you, I was just curious. You had sensed my cynicism, hadn’t you? I am sure you must have. Even then,

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In the world, there are very few people who are trillionaires or billionaires; some are the owner of crores and most of the people are poor or very poor. They are very hard earner for their livelihood. Some people struggle their entire life for a piece of bread so that they can survive. Some people are compelled to sell their honor, themselves and their children so that they can see them alive. This can be seen in the whole world either this is developed country or developing or undeveloped country. Limitations may very but the situation is present in the

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5 Reasons to Include Watermelon in Your Diet

The health benefits of watermelon include the prevention of kidney disorders, high blood pressure, and prevention of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, heat stroke, macular degeneration and impotency. Watermelons – an Overview Watermelons are considered a vine-like flowering plant that is actually native to Southern Africa, and it is there that the wild varieties are in the greatest abundance, ranging from super sweet to bitter and varying in size as well. Later they moved to Egypt where they were cultivated near the Nile Basin and eventually moved to China and India about 1500 years ago. Significant amounts of vitamin C, calcium,

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I was put in Solitary Confinement – A True Story

No, this is not fiction! A secret, the World must know, Now! A Confession!! IT was 7.15 pm on Saturday April 25, 2015 – I had been sitting in the rickety white wooden bench for half hour now, dreading the outcome. My friend Sudhir was with me, he assured me nothing will be wrong, but he too knew all was not right. As the moment arrived, I walked into the chamber nervously and then the man in the robe, just looked at me and the pronouncement was made, the verdict was NOT in my favour. He handed over the papers

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