The power of positive relationships on mental health
If you know someone who is struggling with their mental health, here are some ways to help them deal with their crisis and be that one person in their lives who can truly help make a difference shared by Dilshad Khurana, Psychologist, Head Mpower, Helpline. Be empathetic: Empathy is the basis of most human relationships, and it is an even more crucial component when dealing with someone who is going through a mental health crisis
6 mental health tips for Indian millennials that actually work
Here's a look at 6 practical suggestions for the mental wellness of Indian millennials. Disconnect from electronics and social media. We must do the same when spending time with family and friends as we do when attending meetings at business by keeping our phones on silent mode.
Restore your heart with meditation
Mindfulness and meditation can benefit overall health, including heart health. The age-old practice uses quiet contemplation, breathing and sustained focus to help let go of stress and feel more calm and peaceful. It can be thought of as a mini-vacation from stress in life.
Being zen at 30?
Stress at work and pressure from relationships get incredibly hard to handle, especially in your mid-30s. First of all, stress cannot be physically handled by the body, and managing it mentally may be more difficult. A person may experience stress for a variety of reasons, some of which may be more complicated than the problems they dealt with earlier in life. But practising mindfulness and being in the now can help reduce stress and enable people to live joyful, distraction-free lives.
5 Health Benefits of Blended Cooking Oils
Personally, I have been using blended oil for the past 5 years and noticed some positive changes in my body. My blood test reports have shown improvement in lipid profile and lesser inflammation. Good fat percentage is obviously a common one when you switch to a healthy oil, but I loved seeing the less obvious ones like better mental health, better recovery, more energy, and better skin and hair health.
Nutrition can help you to combat fatigue
One's short- and long-term levels of fatigue are directly related to the food they eat. For instance, iron deficiency is linked to fatigue, reduced work capacity, and subpar academic performance. Similar to empty calorie items, foods with added sugar and solid fats like sweets and soft drinks have little nutritional benefit. As a result, you might feel full even when you haven't eaten any of the nutrient-dense foods your body needs.
Debunking the myths of palliative care
Palliative care is a relatively new specialty in the fast-changing world of health care, and as a result, it is frequently misunderstood by patients, relatives, and even some doctors. This article seeks to dispel myths about palliative care.Palliative care means the end of life
Practice mindfulness to live in the present moment
Mindfulness is now being examined scientifically as it plays a key role to reduce stress and anxiety, improving attention and memory, and promoting self-regulation and empathy. It is known to improve one's overall well-being - physical and mental. Although mindfulness is an easy practice, one needs a guide and ways to get started with it.
Why overthinking makes you tired
The findings, reported in Current Biology, showed that when intense cognitive work is prolonged for several hours, it causes potentially toxic by-products to build up in the part of the brain known as the prefrontal cortex. This in turn alters your control over decisions, so you shift toward low-cost actions requiring no effort or waiting as cognitive fatigue sets in, explained the researchers from Pitie-Salpetriere University in Paris, France.
Can Vitamin D help ward off depression
Vitamin D is believed to regulate central nervous system functions, the disturbances of which have been associated with depression. Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland analysed 41 studies from around the world to investigate the efficacy of vitamin D in alleviating depressive symptoms in adults by randomised placebo-controlled trials in different populations.