‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’

Mental health issues can affect anybody irrespective of their education, class, sex, creed, etc. Suicide is almost always a manifestation of some underlying mental health issue. The increasing number of suicide cases in India has become a matter of concern over past few years, and we need to do something regarding this issue. As the next generation is our future, and without them we are lost

‘Be your children’s friend to understand them better’In this article, I want to address mental health issues, which can affect anybody irrespective of their education, class, sex, creed, etc. Suicide is almost always a manifestation of some underlying mental health issue. The increasing number of suicide cases in India has become a matter of concern over past few years. Surprisingly, self-harm is […]

Mind it: Social media addiction in singles can be fatal

Often, singles find solace in communicating through social media and get hooked to it. But the fondness for an activity becomes a dependency and crosses the line into a damaging habit or addiction

Mind it: Social media addiction in singles can be fatalDivorces or losing a loved one may be a painful journey. To divert the mind, people get hooked to social media, as it  plays the role of fixing or creating new friendships. Further, this turns into an addiction that can have repercussions. Jehaan Shah (name changed), a 40-year old divorcee from Lower Parel, was habituated […]

Social media addiction: An alarming trend among youngsters

A Yral social media report, released in 2016 states that, active social media users in India increased by 15 per cent in to become 136 million. Psychiatrists opine that an easy and subtle communication is dead, people don’t understand that there is a line between the virtual world and real world. For them catching eyeballs is a thrill that they enjoy

Social media addiction: An alarming trend among youngstersAddiction! When we hear this word two things that instantly come to our mind are drugs and alcohol. With increased use of smartphones along with rapid technological development another addiction has emerged and i.e. ‘social media addiction’. Unlike, drugs and alcohol which harm you physically; social addiction takes a toll on your mind. This is […]