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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

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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

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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.

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What is Psychology and what do Psychologists do?

What exactly is Psychology? What is it that psychologists do? Can you read my mind? Can you tell if a person is lying?………….. These are only a few of the questions which most people ask me when I say I am a psychologist. More often than not, most people already have answers to these questions, thanks to their preconceived notions about and misconception of this complex field. And without waiting for my answer to their

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The Adultress

  She stared at his worried eyes. No, she stared through them…into oblivion. What was she doing here? Why was she with him? Tears streamed down her eyes, an ocean of emotions over which she had no control. ‘I am sorry dear, really… I don’t know what to say? Why are you crying?’ His voice just washed over the surface of her skin, in the background. It wasn’t that she regretted having sex with this

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Immaturity – The Fatal Brain Disorder

  Warning: If you are one of those who agree with one of the many mind-numbing facebook posts which say that maturity does not depend on age, then read this article no further. Try telling that to your mom or dad – “You know what mom/dad. I don’t think you are mature enough to understand me”. This post is based on a request from one of my classmates who got pissed off with his project

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The How of Happiness

  Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology addresses these fundamental questions in her book “The How of Happiness: A Scientific Approach to Getting the Life You Want”, a book of strategies backed by scientific research that can be used to increase happiness. Our individual level of happiness springs from three primary sources: Our Genetic Set Point:  50% of our happiness derives from a genetically determined “set point”. Those of us with low happiness set points have

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