Psychological Virtues linked with COVID-19 Adversity

One of the modern schools of Psychology the humanistic perspective emphasizes happiness, wellbeing, and positivity. The world at present is hurt and experiencing global grief, due to loss of lives, loss of a job, and economic crisis, all because of COVID 19. People have become anxious, fearful, and stressed, but we need to flourish during …

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Family Life during Covid-19 Lockdown: Challenges & Intervention

“Busy with cooking & house hold stuff…..feeling exhausted with work meetings & all.” “So difficult to keep children entertained during these times…waiting for normalcy to return.” Read dozens of WhatsApp messages as families struggle with the ‘new normal’ during Covid -19 lockdown. The current situation has thrown novel challenges at families worldwide and within India …

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Mental Health during COVID-19

Currently, the world is battling the crisis of COVID-19 mainly in terms of physical losses of life and financial crisis. The health care system is burdened heavily because of lack of resources both with regard to manpower and, infrastructure and equipment. However, we need to visualize and take proactive steps to prevent the fallout of …

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Coronavirus and social isolation

In the countries ravaged by the virus, life has completely changed in a matter of days. Non-essential businesses have shut-down operations. Elderly residents of nursing homes are missing family visits. Children cannot play and learn alongside their classmates and friends. Many school and college students have switched to online learning. Couples are scrapping long-planned weddings. …

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Know about Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a disorder involving problems with memory and other mental functions that are greater than normal age-related changes but not as significant as the decline seen with a dementia. Symptoms are noticeable, and, in many cases, similar to those of a dementia-related illness. What are some of the common signs of …

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7 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress

Caring for a family member with dementia (or any other debilitating condition) may involve a lot of “juggling” to manage the demands of caregiving as well as your personal responsibilities. Feeling stress is natural, but if left unchecked, continuous stress can negatively impact your physical and mental health and hinder your ability to provide proper …

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Seven ways to fight mental health stigma

Living with a mental health illness can be challenging. Add to that having to deal with the misconceptions, stereotypical ideas and blatantly outrageous beliefs that many people in society hold about mental health, and one can be left feeling overwhelmed and rejected. Common mental health preconceptions include; “If you have schizophrenia you must be violent and dangerous.” …

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Stress-free Parenting with easy 8 steps

Stress free parenting with 8 East Steps

The fact about being a parent is that our children are always watching us, taking their cues about how to manage life’s ups and downs from what they observe us doing. Whether we’re gripping the steering wheel on a red light because we’re running late, or shouting at someone who took the parking space we …

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Job stress making us sick?

Researchers analyzed data from about 12,000 workers in Sweden. High levels of job stress increase the risk of sick leave due to mental health disorders, a new study suggests. Findings: Over five years, about 8 percent of the workers took mental health sick leave. Three-quarters of those who took mental health sick leave were women. …

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