What happens when a toxic relationship ends?

At the end of an emotionally abusive relationship, you might feel burdened with inconclusive thoughts and overwhelming emotions. And this is absolutely acceptable. While your friends and family feel thankful for your break-up, they may not be able to understand the emotional turmoil going inside your heart and brain. Let’s look at the end of...

Myths about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Like all mental illnesses, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) contains myths and disbelief. But, it is more common for people suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to be under these myths. The justification and glorification of these myths are done through movies and TV series. Hence, the myths around Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder are much more prevalent. Thus,...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can happen to adults as well as children. The amount of trauma experienced by an adult can be experienced by a child too. But, their reaction to trauma differs with age. Thus, below are few symptoms shown by a Child having PTSD: Bed Wetting: Even after learning how to use the...

About Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

After any traumatic event, it is normal to experience upsetting memories, trouble sleeping or doing daily activities. These feelings take time to go away when we have experienced a traumatic situation. After few weeks the person starts to feel better and get back to normal routine. But, if this feeling stays over for more than...

Seven Ways to Cope If You Were Sexually Abused as a Child

The trauma one goes through when they are abused as a child remains prevalent for a lifetime. Most of the survivors of sexual abuse suffer from severe mental illnesses. The trauma suffered remains with them, which hampers and interferes with their life. It is also seen that about 90% of the survivors suffer from dreading...

7 Benefits of Art Therapy

Art therapy is a modern form of therapy.  It replaces the traditional therapy model by making use of imaginative structures. It is generally combined with other forms of psychotherapy. Although more beneficial for children, especially those who have trouble expressing their emotions, art therapy can be used with adults as well. Everyone can be creative...

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...