If we can learn how to be kind to ourselves and others, it can potentially transform our lives. So how does this virtue relate to mental well-being? Why am I even writing about kindness when it comes to my experience in advocating for mental health?
When it comes to managing stress, the proverb ‘variety is the spice of life’ holds true. Making small changes in your dull life can significantly ease tension.
A psychology student has explained how people suffering from anxiety over an upcoming event can trick their minds into reframing the nervous feeling as excitement.
The study indicates that the infant children of mothers who had experienced childhood emotional neglect displayed altered brain circuitry involved in fear responses and anxiety.
Joe DiMeo sustained third-degree burns on over 80 per cent of his body when he fell asleep while driving home from a night shift in July 2018, causing his car to flip over and then explode. The surgery was carried out on Aug.12 of 2020 and lasted approximately 23 hours.
With uncertainty looming due to the pandemic, feelings of anxiety and loneliness are on the upswing. But the good news is, engaging in a fun hobby can heal our minds in addition to helping us pass time, say experts.
Besides being comforting, hugging can curb loneliness and anxiety, and release oxytocin and dopamine, the hormones associated with promoting feelings of happiness.
The novel examines in whimsical fashion how different would things turn out had we been given the chance to lead alternative lives.
In these unprecedented times, when isolation fatigue, gloom and the fear of losing a beloved has also come to grip children, taking care of their mental health is of paramount importance.