X
X

Download The Newsmen Mobile App

And Stay Updated with Latest News

Install Now

mental health

Depression
Waking just one hour earlier cuts depression risk
IANS -
The study indicates that if someone who normally goes to bed at 1 a.m. goes to bed at midnight instead and sleeps the same duration, they could cut their risk by 23 per cent; if they go to bed at 11 p.m., they could cut it by about 40 per cent. "We found that even one-hour earlier sleep timing is associated with significantly lower risk of depression"
gardening
Can gardening be an effective way to fight depression?
IANS -
Vinayak Garg, Founder, Lazy Gardener says: "Many researchers have found that gardening or �green care' stimulates our bodies' natural development of happy chemicals, which may help keep depression and anxiety at bay, with unexpectedly amazing results. Even during this pandemic, each nation is battling a war where the enemy is not visible nor are the weapons. In these times, along with other safety measures, why not turn to the potential benefits of gardening as a way to help in the mental and physical war against coronavirus."
Mental-Health
50% don't seek mental health help despite needing it: Survey
IANS -
According to the Meru Health survey, the top reasons were "too expensive" (38 percent), followed by "too difficult" (35 percent) and "not enough time" (28 percent). About one quarter of participants were worried about stigma or confidentiality, and 23 percent did not pursue care because they were unable to find a provider.
5 Key highlights from Mental Health Awareness Week
5 Key highlights from Mental Health Awareness Week
IANS -
This second wave has been severe not just because of the sheer number of cases, but also because of the explosion in cases, just when everything seemed to be returning to normal. In situations like these, a sense of helplessness and growing stress and anxiety is not unusual.
Advertisement
trees-Nature
Will wellness tourism grow due to Covid-19?
IANS -
People have started to look for ways to help improve their physical health and pay attention to their mental health, leading to the rise of wellness tourism and health-centered vacations, says Homer Lim, Medical Director of The Farm at San Benito. As more and more people turn towards nature-inspired and wellness-focussed stays away from urban buzz
Mental Health, Home isolation, Well-being, Lockdown, Home Alone, positivity, 1 in 9 adults struggled with mental health amid Covid, depression in adults
1 in 9 adults struggled with mental health amid Covid
IANS -
Those living in the most deprived neighbourhoods along with ethnic minority groups were severely affected, said the team based at The University of Manchester, King's College London, Cambridge, Swansea and City University. The researchers also found that infection with Covid-19, local lockdown, and financial difficulties all predicted a subsequent deterioration in mental health.
emotional, social and behavioural health, children schooling, Mental health, anxiety, depression
Schooling the emotional, social and behavioural health of your children
IANS -
As it was not deemed 'safe' for them to be in physical environments other than the safety of their homes given a host of reasons that were agreed upon by governments, education departments, local administration, etc. In fact, if reports are to be believed, even those that could attend school as a physical class had many parents deciding against this, forcing schools to adopt the blended format of learning.
Mental Health, Home isolation, Well-being, Lockdown, Home Alone, positivity, How to maintain positive well-being at home
How to maintain positive well-being at home
IANS -
With the lockdown, restrictions and changes at work, people have been grappling to find some normalcy in their lives. As the crisis deepens, there are mixed emotions, feelings of despair, fears, insecurity, stress, and for women, in particular, there have been extra care-giving responsibilities while working from home and working at home. It's important to remain upbeat while staying at home, managing self-care and well-being.
Advertisement
Understanding children with intellectual disabilities
The need to understand children with intellectual disabilities
IANS -
According to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, there are 21 types of disabilities specified
Ergonomics of Working From Home
Ergonomics of Working From Home
IANS -
While one has managed to get more time and independence as we commute from bed to desk, the physical repercussions to our body and mind need to be contemplated.
Advertisement
Advertisement