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Breaking Free: Understanding and Managing the Freeze Response

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-Deva Narayan Though the fight-or-flight response is very popular, the freeze response is quite inconspicuous yet vital in dangerous situations. The fight-or-flight response being well known makes the freeze response just as beneficial for a person’s mental and physical health. Recognizing what the freeze response is, why it occurs, and how to manage it can […]

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Literary Bandages: How Writing Aids Trauma Recovery

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Pic credit: Pexels|Lisa Fotios 17th June 2024: Trauma can completely shatter a person emotionally, mentally and physically. The wounds left by trauma may interfere with one’s daily life, close relationships or personal growth. Although conventional therapy and counseling are the main treatments to cure, writing practice has been brought forward as a strikingly benign approach […]

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Understanding the Impact of Depression on Work and Daily Life

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-Deva Narayan Depression, a widely known but very severe mental disorder, is suffered by millions around the globe. It is identified by a continuous feeling of sadness, hopelessness, and disinterest in life which further leads to irritability. These symptoms can cause problems in social relationships, performance at work, and other daily activities. Understanding how depression […]

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The Interplay of Men and Mental Wellness

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Pic credit: cottonbro studio/Pexels -Surya Pillai, Sub-editor, Shreyas Webmedia Solutions People frequently struggle with their mental health due to social pressure and stigma. Men are expected to be strong, unemotional, and self-reliant, potentially making it difficult for them to admit to their weaknesses or seek support. For males, not meeting these standards is sometimes met […]

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Self-Calming Skills for Young Learners

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– Surya Pillai, Sub-editor, Shreyas Webmedia Solutions Pvt. Ltd. The environment of today is not a mild one for many. It is often filled with many stressors, such as traffic noise, the sprawling of cars and bikes, and filled with a certain rush, that many feel upon their shoulders. Daily exposure to such mind-numbing environments […]

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Emotional Intelligence: Developing Empathy and Self-Regulation

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By – Surya Pillai Emotional intelligence (EI) is the incredible ability to comprehend and control our emotions alongside identifying and shaping the emotions of those around us. This essential skill promotes stronger relationships, individual development, and enhanced happiness. Through the cultivation of empathy, self-control, and interpersonal abilities, we have the power to establish kinder and […]

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Embracing a Brighter Future Through Health and Technology

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-Surya Pillai In the past few years, the merging of technology and wellness has triggered a revolution in how we take care of our health and well-being. Through the introduction of wearable health-tracking devices, meditation apps, and virtual fitness classes, wellness tech is simplifying the journey towards leading healthier and more balanced lives. This bright […]

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Insights into Understanding Eating Disorders

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Pic credit: Lisa Fotios/Pexels By Surya Pillai The parameter for fitness varies based on age, gender, and profession. For example, an IT engineer may stay fit by following a low carbs diet and exercising for 2 hours daily. However, a mason involved in rigorous physical work may require a high carbs diet instead. Unfortunately, many […]

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Nourishing Your Mind, Body, and Soul Through Self-Care

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By Surya Pillai In today’s fast-paced and demanding society, the practice of self-care is frequently neglected as people are consumed by the busy routines of everyday life. Yet, the role of self-care in promoting positive mental health is undeniably crucial. In the following discussion, we will examine the importance of self-care and suggest different methods […]