Overthinking leads to mental problems

In today’s times stress has become an inseparable part of every individual’s life. Every aspect of their lives has its own share of problems that leaves them overthinking, worrying and eventually stressed out. The main reason we tend to overthink is our belief that we may find a solution to the problem but this is not what usually happens, the problem remains the way it is with us losing our mental equilibrium. According to Saima Khan, a psychotherapist, overthinking is often associated to bigger psychological issues such as depression and…

How online classes affect you : Dealing with online stress

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As the pandemic rapidly spread across the country, schools remain shut and classes have moved online. The shift to online learning has impacted teachers and students who have had to adjust to a new learning routine. As the things are getting back to normal, we have also entered a new phase of our reality, increased online school work and the expectation to interact virtually. Gadgets that were a getaway from study routines for children have now been immersed with screen time multiple hours a day. Colleges and universities are moving…

Depression and its Symptoms to Look Out For

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Depression can best be described as a mood disorder or a state of constant sadness. Short term sadness is a common reaction to life challenges but a prolonged period of sadness or discontentment needs medical attention. The effects of depression can be periodic and can profusely affect a person’s ability to function. Close to 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, with more than 264 million people affected worldwide. The symptoms of depression can vary from mild to serious. Doctors use the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…

What is depression ? What are the reasons behind depression ? and how we can treat depression?

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Depression is a kind of mood disorder in which a person starts to feel helpless, hopeless and worthless and the solution of things seems invisible to the person. He/she believes negative, pessimistic. Every person or situation seems negative. He/She feels loneliness. He/She believes that nobody understands his/her situation, none is his/her own, stops to enjoy life, can’t focus on work, self esteem gets low, and experiences a lack of confidence. There are many other symptoms of depression like eating disorder, either lack or gain  of weight, fatigue, less energy, doesn’t…