8 Reasons Why You Should Get a Pet

Benefits of owning a pet are coming to the forefront, as more and more research is being dedicated to this line of thought. Following are the benefits that will hopefully motivate you to get a pet for yourself: They love you unconditionally, and are a great source of support. Pets provide you constant companionship and...

Social Media Addiction: How much is too much?

            Addiction to anything refers to an inability to control one’s impulses and as a result, compulsively indulging in the behavior under question in excessive amounts, to the extent that it causes disruption in one’s daily life functioning. Whether social media addiction can be considered a separate mental disorder, be considered...

Difference between Empathy and Sympathy

Although incorrectly, empathy and sympathy are two distinct words that people often end up confusing and using interchangeably. Both the words share a similar root i.e. they are derived from the Greek word “pathos”, which means “feeling” or “suffering”. Therefore, both the words deal with emotions that one has in reference to another person. However,...

Effects of Childhood Bullying

Incidents like an older, taller boy troubling the shorter boy of his class or a junior by snatching away his tiffin or tripping him are fairly common. We have all been a part of bullying at some point in our childhood. Whether it was as a survivor, a perpetrator or a bystander. Although these incidents...

Ways Music Helps with Mental Health Issues

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain!” ~Bob Marley No matter what your emotional state is, I’m sure you must have observed that there is always some kind of music that just perfectly blends with your mood. Various researchers too now provide a scientific backing to the positive effects...

15 Tips to Control Procrastination

Do you end up pushing your work to the extent that you have a pile of work to do at the last minute? Then you probably are a procrastinator. Procrastination differs from laziness. While laziness is a passive process that suggests inactivity and unwillingness to act, procrastination is an active process that involves delaying tasks...

Tips to Increase Memory

How well you are able to grasp, retain and remember things depends on how healthy your brain is. Follow the tips given below in order to maintain and enhance the health of your brain, thereby, improving your memory. Engage in mental as well as physical exercise While physical exercise will help by increasing the flow...

Tips on Controlling your Anxiety

It is okay to be anxious sometimes when things get out of control. A certain level of stress and anxiety actually helps us achieve our goals. But, when the anxiety and thought patterns start getting out of control it becomes difficult to manage the anxiety. Sometimes, it even leads to a panic attack, where the...

Handling Your Child’s Aggressive Behaviour

As human beings, we all have feelings of aggression in us. But, as adults, we know how to control our behaviour and manage the aggression. However, a child doesn’t understand how to channelize their aggressive behaviour. Hence, they start to indulge in activities like hitting, biting, kicking etc. As a parent of the child, it...

Signs of a Psychopath

We have all heard the term psychopaths in TV shows or movies. When the word springs up, our first association is always towards which is something outside. It’s not wrong in thinking that psychopaths are serial killers, but along with it, there is a possibility that we are living with one. Psychopathology is a series...