This Is What Ayurveda Says About Depression (The Answer will Surprise you)

Depression has become so common that it has been aptly named the ‘common cold’ of mental health, with nearly 10% of the population suffering from a depressive disorder at any given time. Conventional medication and psychiatry treatments come with their own list of issues, including strong side effects that affect other areas of life. Moreover, these do not…

Is Your Diet Affecting Your Mental Health?

an your diet play a role towards mental health? Yes, it can. A good diet that provides adequate amounts of complex carbohydrates, essential fats, amino acids, vitamins and minerals and water is essential for enhanced mood and an overall feeling of wellbeing.

Can Positive Thinking Lead To Depression?

Many of us often hear – “Think positive and you’ll attract all good things”. And often, people who are depressed tend to think that the reason behind their deep unhappiness is nothing but negativity.

5 Reasons You Should Let Your Mind Wander

Your mother always told you to stop daydreaming and come back into reality. We all have been taught since infantile that being ‘practical’ and ‘realistic’ is good for us.

5 Foods That Make You Sad

Ever wondered about the connection between food and your emotions? Well, there sure is one! After all, if thick crust pizza loaded with cheese and a warm bowl of chicken linguine soup can make you feel happy, there are a few foods that can actually make you sad too.

Can Women Turn Into Porn Addicts?

When we think of ‘porn addicts’, we almost always picture a sleazy middle aged man, hooked onto cyber sex and pornography websites. But did you know that women can turn into porn addicts as well?

The Mind That Refuses To Stop

Hi there, How are you today? I thought I will stop by and say hello. Hello! You see, its been a hectic couple of months and I am drained. The mind of a writer ( Yes, I am talking about me ;)) is always buzzing. I am barely relaxed when I am actually relaxed as…

Mental Health; Multitasking Is Harming Your Brain More Than You Know

By Daniel J. Levitin Our cell phones have become Swiss Army knife–like appliances that include a dictionary, calculator, Web browser, e-mail client, Game Boy, appointment calendar, voice recorder, guitar tuner, weather forecaster, GPS, texter, tweeter, Facebook updater, and flashlight. They’re more powerful and do more things than the most advanced computer at IBM corporate headquarters…

Is there A Cure for Dermatophagia?

In January this year, I wrote an article on Dermatophagia. It’s a form of OCD which involves excessive biting of nails and the skin around. The response I got on that article is amazing! Who knew so many people suffer from this weird condition, right? As someone who also suffers from this, I know how…

Vipassana Vs Zazen: Is There A Difference?

Meditation has gained popularity in both the East and the West. After all, it allows you to beat stress, become more in tuned with your inner self, and promises to purify your mind of factors that can cause pain and distress.