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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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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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10 Best Foods for Stress Relief

10 Best foods for stress relief

10 Best foods for stress relief Are your stress levels out of control lately? You might want to take a look at what you are eating. Believe it or not, there is a strong connection between the brain and the gut. Thus, consuming specific foods can help reduce stress and anxiety levels whereas the lack […]

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Are you worried about your loved one’s Mental Health? 7 ways to help them

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Ways to help people suffering from mental health issues.! Life is an uphill challenge for somebody suffering from mental illness. It not only affects the concerned person but also the near ones who care about them. But you have to remember that as difficult as the situation might appear to be, through proper treatment, many […]

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Café Counsel’s Self-Help Guide: ‘How to Make Successful Decisions.!’

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“Decision making is the force that shapes destiny,” – Tony Robbins, Life Coach, Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Our decisions have the power to shape and transform our lives. The right one can drive us towards unfathomable heights of success whereas the wrong choice can set us on a downward spiral path. So how do we […]

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11 Self Calming Mantras to teach yourself to deal with your Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

11 self-calming mantras for anxiety, depression and stress

Self-calming mantras for mental health issues.! Anxiety, stress, and depression are dreadful words that can bring havoc to your life. Not tending to it can act as a deterrent towards your overall growth, be it personal or professional. And while it is always advisable to seek therapy, you can also resort to some self-calming mantras. […]

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7 things my Dad taught me to handle anything which life throws at me! I’m passing the same to my child!

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Life can be quite a mix ball, putting you through a roller-coaster of emotions and experiences. I too have had my share of ups and downs but thankfully, through it, all was my father’s unhindered support. I clung on to his words of wisdom which became my mantra for dealing with any kind of situation. […]

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