Are You Feeling Suicidal?

How to Deal with Suicidal Thoughts and Feelings and Overcome the Pain You’re not alone; many of us have had suicidal thoughts at some point in our lives. Feeling suicidal is not a character defect, and it doesn’t mean that you are crazy, or weak, or flawed. It only means that you have more pain… Continue reading Are You Feeling Suicidal?

Depression – Types and Symptoms

Depression is frequently confused with natural and circumstantial feelings of grief or sadness. However, depression is not merely a weakness. It is not something to be taken lightly. Indeed, it is quite a serious issue and can last for long periods of time. Accordingly, there are different types of depression and they could present with more… Continue reading Depression – Types and Symptoms

Schizophrenia – The “psycho” disorder?!

What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a complex brain disorder, with its pathogenesis in neurodevelopmental anomalies. The 5 domains of schizophrenia include: Positive symptoms (delusions, hallucinations). Negative symptoms. Ubiquitous cognitive deficits Motor symptoms (dyskinesias). Deficits in social cognition, or socio-occupational functioning. Negative Symptoms:  Negative symptoms include blunted affect, alogia, avolition, asociality, amotivation, anhedonia, ideational constriction, apathy or… Continue reading Schizophrenia – The “psycho” disorder?!

Hallucinations Delusions Schizophrenia ?

Weird, Bizarre, Incoherent – Hallucinations Delusions Schizophrenia ?! Serious Mental Illnesses (SMIs) and side effects to varied medicines may cause hallucinations in many individuals. Psychosis and Schizophrenia are the most commonly known causes that may cause this condition. Hallucinations are sensations and feelings that may appear as real to the patient. Thus, convincing him or… Continue reading Hallucinations Delusions Schizophrenia ?

Love and Relationships

It often becomes exasperating and excruciating if we find ourselves feeling unloved frequently. This may lead to much confusion, especially with love and relationships, and possibly will lead to numerous fights or conflicts, resulting in both partners to feel worn out and bleak. In spite of being aware that your partner does love you, and still feeling… Continue reading Love and Relationships

Worry Fear and Anxiety

Worry fear anxiety are all a normal part of life, and can even be helpful in some instances. We often worry about things that are present in our lives, such as finances, work, and family, and this worry has the potential to help us make good decisions in these areas. This is normal and is… Continue reading Worry Fear and Anxiety

Exam Anxiety and Phobia

The exam season has arrived. And so has Exam Anxiety and Phobia. Students can be seen immersed in their books and notes. Excitement is in the air and so is anxiety. While the former is a good thing to see, the latter raises concerns in the minds of parents and teachers. However, the fact is that… Continue reading Exam Anxiety and Phobia

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read

As a parent, you feel a special deep panic when you realize that your child—your beautiful, clever, funny child, who regularly surprises you with precocious bons mots, who built an ingenious bow out of tubing and rubber bands that can shoot a chopstick across the living room with remarkable accuracy—is having trouble learning to read.… Continue reading How to Help Your Child Learn to Read