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Stress Management Techniques in Everyday Life

The term stress is used in many different contexts in our everyday lives. We are stressed when we change jobs, when our air conditioning doesn’t work, we have an exam approaching, we are unable to reach our weight loss goals, or to get to school on time to pick our kids. Stress is any situation …
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STRESS MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES IN EVERYDAY LIFE

Social support and mental health

The presence and support of social connections is important not only for our physical wellbeing (as we need support in times of illness), but for our mental wellbeing as well. We all need someone whom we can turn to for emotional comfort in our troubled times – someone who can lend us an ear, share …
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Social Support

Resilience and mental health

Life, as we know, is not a bed of roses. Adversities, difficult circumstances and hopeless situations are all a part of life. There are some people who come out of their hardships stronger than before, and then there are some who break under the pressures of life. Studies have found communities where despite favourable socio-economic …
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Resilience and mental health

Problem saving strategies in daily activities

  A life free of problems can only be imagined. We face innumerable problems, small and big, in our day-to-day lives. We have to invariably look for ways to solve them because if left unsolved, these problems can escalate to huge proportions. Problem solving is necessary because Unsolved life problems lead to stress, anxiety, and …
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Problem saving strategies

ANXIETY AND ITS EFFECTS ON LIFE

Anxiety and fear are often considered to be synonymous. While we might substitute one for the other, both are different terms from psychological perspective. Fear is a worry about something in our immediate environment or future, while anxiety is a condition when an individual worries extremely and constantly about things which might or might not …
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