Mental Health & Politics – The Fault Lines We Don’t See

Do you know how politics affect mental health?

Over years of discourse in the field of psychology, it is commonly agreed upon that mental health encompasses our emotional, social & psychological well-being. A disturbance in or disregard for any of these elements could result in varying levels of distress experienced by individuals. We are all uniquely wired with our set of vulnerabilities, strengths […]

Mental Health During COVID-19

How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected your mental health?

Before I get started with mental health and the pandemic, I want to address that there are lots of individuals in our country who don’t have access to basic necessities – a stable environment, access to food, the influx of income. Additionally, I’d like to acknowledge our healthcare workers and caregivers for putting themselves at […]

Bullying and Cyberbullying

bullying and cyberbullying

Experiences, interactions, and environment are a few factors which shape a person’s personality. However, not every interaction or experience is always pleasant. As human beings we like to believe the best in people but because of bitter experiences in the past maybe that faith does start fading away. Lately there has been an increase in […]

Emotional Neglect in Childhood

Emotional Neglect in Childhood

A child’s relationship with their parent or caregiver, especially during formative years, plays a significant role in shaping the child, their behaviours, world-view, attitudes and emotions. There are a lot of ways that parenting can go wrong, both, intentionally and unintentionally, which can lead to emotional neglect. When our parents are attuned to our needs, […]

Relationships: Managing Conflicts With Your Partner During The Pandemic

How to deal with conflicts in relationships?

Relationships take a lot of time and effort from the people invested in it. Along with reciprocating the feelings, what healthy relationships also need is adequate space and time to be yourself. Due to the current circumstances of a lockdown there is an unusual situation at home. If an individual is living with their partner, […]

Dating Trends in Millennials & Mental Health Impact

What are the millennial dating trends?

Dating in the 21st century is nothing like what it used to be. Handwritten letters have now been replaced with abbreviated versions of ‘I love you’ texts and going out for a dinner date has been traded for ‘Netflix and chill’. Technology has sure advanced and has made connecting with people easier than ever, particularly […]

Communication: Changing Patterns During The Lockdown

Have you ever reflected on how drastically communication has changed over the last decade?

The evolution of human beings has been a remarkable process. At the same time the evolution of communication has been equally striking. We have shifted our modes of communication from human borne (travelling long distances on foot) to animal borne messages (trained pigeons, horses, etc.) and eventually to wireless transmissions through texts, emails, phone calls. […]

Dealing With Guilt During The Lockdown

How do you deal with guilt during the lockdown?

During these challenging times, we may find ourselves experiencing an entire spectrum of emotions at any given moment. Understandably we will feel a strong sense of worry regarding our health and the well-being of our loved ones. We will likely feel frustration as we come to terms with the disruptions to our daily routines and […]

Screen Fatigue: Another Lockdown Crisis & How to Prevent It

Too much exposure to screens can cause screen fatigue!

If any of the following sound familiar to you, then you like many others are buried in a pool of LED light, and suffering from screen fatigue. -Scheduling zoom meetings with your entire family, but spending the first 15 minutes making sure that everyone can hear you. -Navigating through all the genres on netflix & […]