What you eat can affect your emotional state, say researchers

Eating healthy food can influence our mood and prevent the likelihood of developing depression

What you eat can affect your emotional state, say researchers‘You are what you eat’ might just be your new catchphrase. Recent studies reveal that what we eat could not only affect our physical well-being but influence our emotional state, too. Several studies show that the type of food we consume can determine how likely we are getting or not getting depression. “Research shows that […]

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you are

When you say healthy, it often brings to mind an image of person that exercises all the time and only eats nutritious food while avoiding junk like candy and fast food

7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you areHowever, it actually demands so much more than that. Truth is, being truly healthy means that one should have a sense of ‘physical, mental, and social well-being, and the resources to live a full life.’ Of course, we don’t always think of it that way. In fact, in most cases, eating healthy and pairing it […]

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues, finds study

The correlation found between poor air quality and disorders including schizophrenia. The counties with the worst air quality had a 27 per cent increase in bipolar disorder and six per cent increase in major depression when compared to those with the best air quality

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues, finds studyA new study led by University of Chicago researchers suggests a significant link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in the prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders People who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests. Air pollution has become […]

Mental health: Caregivers of mentally ill patients, deserve equal attention and care

A Pune-based Schizophrenia Awareness Association has arranged a national level Conference of Caregivers of People with mental illness. The meet is organised on September 10 at Schizophrenia Awareness Association, Dhayari

Mental health: Caregivers of mentally ill patients, deserve equal attention and careThe aim is to make caregivers aware of the strategies to cope up with the stress and other self-emotional management issues. Taking care of a person struggling with a mental illness is no easy task and caregivers have to go through a lot, emotionally and physically, on a daily basis.  Being a caregiver comes with […]

Washing dishes is a great stress buster, state scientists

Washing dishes can significantly lower your stress level - if you do it mindfully, according to a new study

Washing dishes is a great stress buster, state scientistsIn the study, researchers at Florida State University had 51 students wash dishes. Before they started, half of the students read a short mindfulness dishwashing passage and the other half read a short descriptive dishwashing passage. The descriptive passage was straightforward, but the mindful passage focused on being present mentally for the task. Here’s an […]

Avoiding your cellphone can have benefits on your mental health, researchers say

Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, Rutgers researchers found

Avoiding your cellphone can have benefits on your mental health, researchers sayThe experiment, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, assigned college undergraduates to solve challenging sets of word puzzles. Halfway through, some were allowed to take breaks using their cellphones. Others took breaks using paper or a computer while some took no break at all. The participants who took phone breaks experienced the highest levels […]

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it

Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress, a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity

Symptoms of job burnout and how to effectively deal with it‘Burnout’ isn’t a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout don’t believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Consider how to know if you’ve […]

Effective mental health tips to follow when working in a high-stress job

Experts say there has been a growing number of studies showing the link between chronic stress and the development of cancer. It may be hard at first and may take some time getting used to, but understanding that your mental health should come before anything else is key to being a better worker and better human being, as well

Effective mental health tips to follow when working in a high-stress jobIt’s a very common occurrence. It’s past six and somehow you’re still in front of the computer crunching numbers or finishing some emails. Your Skype or Slack notification goes off, and you get anxiety during the brief moment of you hovering your mouse over it. It’s your boss, and he’s asking you, yet again, to […]

Resident doctors at Sion Hospital seek counselling after doctor attack

A resident doctor was manhandled by relatives of a deceased patient on Monday, August 12. After this incident, many resident doctors fear for their lives and are working in an environment of anxiety and tension. In order to address this issue, doctors from Sion MARD have decided that each resident doctor needs to undergo counselling to help them cope with work

Resident doctors at Sion Hospital seek counselling after doctor attackOn Monday, August 12, a 70-year-old woman was brought in for treatment. Her health eventually deteriorated and she passed away on the same day. The relatives of the woman blamed the resident doctor and alleged medical negligence. 25 people from their deceased patient’s family had come into the hospital to attack the doctor. They pushed […]
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