Difference between worrying and anxiety

Difference between worrying and anxiety

You might experience anxiety, stress, or worry at least once on any given day. However, all these three conditions are different. While worrying is a constant reoccurrence of negative thoughts in a uncontrolled way, it passes with the passing of the day or the event. Stress is our body’s response to pressure. On the other hand, excessive and prolonged worry can slowly take the shape of an anxiety disorder. Read more

Coping with Agoraphobia during Pandemic

Coping with Agoraphobia during Pandemic

The pandemic of COVID 19 has created an unpleasant situation for the entire world. It has especially affected those already battling mental health disorders like anxiety, depression, or stress. People suffering from anxiety are experiencing an added problem of agoraphobia. Read more

Coping with the Pandemic of Grief -COVID 19

Coping with the Pandemic of Grief -COVID 19

Two pandemics would be considered the worst in recent human history. The first was the H1N1 pandemic, seen in 2009. It lasted for 19 months and was responsible for millions of people losing their lives. The second is COVID-19, which started in 2019 but took the shape of a pandemic only in 2020. We have already seen more than 33 lakh deaths worldwide, and with the pandemic refusing to come under control, can see many more. Read more

5 habits of happy people

5 habits of happy people

What is happiness? Happiness is a balanced emotional state of mind characterized by feelings of joy, calm, satisfaction, contentment, and fulfilment. According to studies across the world, we control 40 percent of our happiness quotient. If you ask me, it is quite high and something that we should aim at achieving. But how? Read more

Benefits of reading mental health blogs

Benefits of reading mental health blogs

With the world facing a second wave of corona virus, people are again left with no choice but to face another lockdown. With social distancing becoming even more important, most of us are left wondering what to do.

Facing a lockdown is difficult for everyone, and even more for people with mental health illnesses. The long distance relationships make sharing their struggles with loved ones impossible leading to deprivation of emotions and bottling up. In such a condition, resorting to reading is a good choice, especially mental health blogs. This enables judicious use of social media and an opportunity to express oneself. Here, we discuss some benefits of reading mental health blogs. Read more