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How I opened up about my Depression at work and that made a difference!

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How I opened up about my depression at work and made a difference at my workplace I had been battling depression for a long time since my divorce. As rewarding as it was to raise my kid, doing everything alone was not easy. Things really took a turn for the worse when my mother passed […]

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5 celebrities who gave up their life due to mental illness and shocked the world

5 celebrities who gave up their life due to mental illness and shocked the world

Mental illnesses, depression and anxiety have wrecked havoc in the lives of some of the most famous people. The tragic truth is that suicide in celebrities is not uncommon. The demands and pressures of the outside world often clash with inner battles, leading to a fatal outcome. Here we talk about 5 celebrities who gave […]

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Hallucinations and Schizophrenia: Everything you need to know about unusual voices, visions and other sensory perceptions.!

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Hallucinations and Schizophrenia “The schizophrenic mind is not so much split as shattered. I like to say schizophrenia is like a waking nightmare.” Elyn Saks, Associate Dean, Professor and Author who lives with schizophrenia. “My mother became mentally unwell with schizophrenia when I was in my teens… We couldn’t watch television because she thought the […]

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How to make decisions when you are depressed?

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Decision-making has always been an integral part of our day-to-day life. Multiple Internet sources suggest that an individual makes about 35000-decision everyday, and approximately 200 decisions about what to eat everyday. Depressive disorders can make decision making extremely overwhelming and strenuous exercise, almost feeling nauseated. Many psychologists believe that mental health disorders diminish cognitive functions, […]

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How could Coaching help you overcome Mid-Life crisis?

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Nothing seems worth living for. Everything seems to be meaningless. Feeling unhappy and sad most of the times. Unable to pinpoint what’s exactly wrong in life. Health seems to be out-of-control. No longer resonate or feel the connection with your spouse/partner. Seem to be drifting away from your loved ones. If you have answered a […]

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How I created a self-care prescription for myself to control my depression!

We all have these big plans for life but it really never turns out the way we expect it to be, does it? Mine was such a case where my career did not take off as I envisioned it, I lost my beloved dogs, my in-laws were harassing me and a whole lot of other […]

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Loneliness is a health epidemic!

Most of us would have experienced loneliness at-least once in their lives. Loneliness is far more than just an emotion. A popular conception that loneliness is caused due to lack of human contact is actually not true; it’s definitely more than that. Loneliness as common as it may seem, many of lack the understanding of […]

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I’ve isolated myself for fear of people’s judgemental behaviour, but I have realised it’s taking me nowhere.!

I’ve isolated myself for fear of people’s judgemental behaviour, but I have realised it’s taking me nowhere.! This is my story Many-a-times, our desire to fit in the crowd can come in the way of our true authentic self. Add in the trauma of depression and anxiety and it becomes a complete recipe for disaster. […]

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7 Things I wish I knew about mental illness before!

Nervousness, anxiety, depression, I have been going through it all. Since childhood, I was extra sensitive and situations would affect me more than they would others. Battling depression and alcohol abuse was really difficult and there were days when I felt the only place for me was the mental asylum. While I am in a […]

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Celebrities about Mental Illness: “In their own words.”

Mental illness, depression, anxiety and panic attacks make no distinction and hit us all. Even celebs who seem all put together with their perfect lives too have had to face the brunt of it. Many of them have come into the limelight, confessing their struggles in the hopes of breaking the stigma and bringing awareness […]

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