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How Online Counseling Can Help You Cope with Anxiety and Depression

Over the recent years, there has been a growing number of people opting for online counselling services. This option has provided many individuals with better access to mental health services.  Consulting a counsellor in person can be difficult for many due to issues with travel and lack of professionals in their area. However, due to …

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Unveiling The Benefits: How Therapy Can Help With Depression

How Therapy Can Help With Depression: Unveiling The Benefits

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world. However, depression can sometimes be misunderstood, misdiagnosed, or undetected in many people. This can have serious consequences as the individual with depression doesn’t receive the help they require and deserve.  Depression requires timely support and professional help, which can be sought through …

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Why Am I Feeling Sad? : A Guide On Understanding And Accepting Sadness

Why Am I Feeling Sad? : A Guide On Understanding And Accepting Sadness

What Is Sadness? Sadness is a basic human emotion. It’s a natural response to situations that cause emotional, psychological or physical pain. You can feel happy, angry, joyful, and a plethora of other emotions. Same goes for sadness, it’s real and a part of life. There’s nothing unusual about feeling sad. You may also feel …

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A Guide To Understanding And Managing Depression Symptoms

A Guide To Understanding And Managing Depression Symptoms

Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders. Currently, around 5% of adults in the world are suffering from depression. With a large number of people suffering from this disorder, there has been increased awareness surrounding it.  Despite this, there is considerable confusion between what can be considered sadness and depression. Therefore, understanding …

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Overcoming Depression

Overcome Depression And Reclaim Your Life

When you are suffering from depression, you may feel like your entire life revolves around managing your negative thoughts and feelings caused by depression. You may be having a sense of worthlessness, hopelessness, and you may think that there isn’t a point in going forward in life.  These thoughts are often accompanied by a feeling …

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Do you have PPD or Baby Blues?

The arrival of your baby is no less than a joyous moment. The wait is finally over and you look forward to the next chapter of your life – motherhood. However, this burst of excitement can be overshadowed by feelings of sadness, despair, and mood swings.  Around 70 to 80% of new mothers experience these …

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How Loneliness Affects your Physical Health : World Health Day Series

How Loneliness Affects your Physical Health : World Health Day Series

Loneliness: Not Just An Emotional State, But A Physical Risk Too This is the third, concluding post in our World Health Day series. The first one was on lack of routine and its impact on physical health and the second one spoke about how developmental trauma could cause psychosomatic symptoms. Today’s post, written by Prerana …

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WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I FIND LIFE TO BE MEANINGLESS?

It is hard to come by a person who has not experienced moments when they are swallowed up by a vacuum within themselves and in their lives. For many, these moments are fleeting. But some of us have a sense of meaninglessness deeply entrenched in our lives. The questions What am I doing here?, What is …

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Cognitive Distortions: Reeling You In

“There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.”“The fault dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.”William Shakespeare We have always been told that situations don’t define us, but what matters is our attitude towards the situation. So then, what is the difference between someone …

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IS IT NORMAL TO HAVE SUICIDAL THOUGHTS?

Most of us have, at some point, found ourselves in the midst of suicidal thoughts. At least once, most of us might have thought about ‘ending it all’ or wished we could just ‘stop existing’ out of sheer exasperation. Having a fleeting thought about taking one’s life when feeling completely helpless about a life situation is natural. However, most of us move past it and we try dealing with our issues in some way or another.

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