November 06, 2019
How do I know if my partner is doing drugs?
Coping with a partner’s substance abuse can turn one’s life upside down. When addiction enters a relationship, all the trust that took years to build gets thrown out of the window. When a partner gets hooked to any substance, they may go to any length to conceal the fact from their partners. While breaking up with them may seem like a…Read more
October 22, 2019
Conquering mental health stigma
Stigma towards mental health disorders is ever-present in our society today. When it comes to people understanding mental illnesses, many people are misinformed and often not properly educated on the subject. Unfortunately, this means that, due to lack of proper information, there are still many misconceptions about people with mental illnesses that fuel negative stereotypes. These stereotypes…Read more
October 18, 2019
Book review: “Are You Fully Charged: The 3 Keys to Energizing Your Work and Life”
Most people have experienced the occasional hour – or day – when their thoughts are tangled, and their ideas are cloudy. They can’t seem to get anything done, no matter how much they try. Like a phone running low on battery, they feel sluggish, like they can power down at any moment. At night, when…Read more
October 15, 2019
Can smartphones predict relapses in case of schizophrenia?
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), schizophrenia is a form of severe mental health disorder that alters the way a person behaves, thinks, or feels making them feel detached from reality. It is often accompanied by hallucinations, delusions, and other cognitive complications, which makes socializing difficult for the patient. Due to instances…Read more
October 11, 2019
Make these little changes to boost mental health
Being physically active, drinking more water, cutting out excess sugar and carbs from the diet, eating fortified nutritious food, etc., are some of the ways one can use to enhance one’s physical health. However, to enrich overall wellbeing, it is indispensable to take care of one’s mental health as well. When talking about mental health,…Read more