Psychology tricks that actually work

January 24, 2020 12:06 pm

The worst thing about psychology tricks is that you forget them. Want to know why you forget them? Simply because they aren’t interesting enough to remember in the long run. Yeah, looking someone in the eye might make you seem friendlier and thus approachable and honest but that’s probably the last thing you’re thinking of when you’re looking to make friends.

Films that tackle mental health

May 24, 2019 11:34 am

Mental health awareness may have been a subject of taboo a few decades ago but thanks to mainstream media, books as well as people coming out and sharing their experiences about issues like anxiety, depression, personality disorders, those struggling with it can now be open about it.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Mental health experts and activists have stressed the need for initiating physical, social, emotional and psychological efforts to ensure better mental health.

DUBLIN, July 18: Kurt Cobain’s daughter said on Tuesday the United States should overcome its taboo about mental health and addiction almost a quarter of century after her rock star father took his own life.

Anxiety, depressions, suicidal tendencies are the common mental problems among the youths. To promote mental stability, and enhance physical fitness, many have resorted to yoga. Experts also claim that regular practice of yoga improves both mental and physical health.

No more than 3% of gamers would be considered to have the mental health condition

De-stigmatizing mental illness

April 22, 2018 08:48 am

KATHMANDU, April 22; Nepali society may not be an easy place for a woman in her late twenties when she wants to pursue a profession of her choice with full concentration. As the society has a set of some unspoken rules on various crucial matters such as the time to get married and settle down, youths’ aspiration to work hard and excel in a field and establish oneself as an independent individual may face various societal challenges.

BUTWAL, April 4: A suicide note left by Bishnu Hari Acharya, undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Forestry of Province-5, cited 27 years of mental stress as his reason to commit suicide.

ILAM, March 9: A nine-year old girl of Nayachowk, Suryodaya Municipality, is living a life which is no different from that of animals. The family members of Deepshikha Puri have tied her with a rope due to her mental illness.

It is estimated that there are 10 million cats and 11.5 million dogs kept as pets in the UK – and new research suggests they could be improving the mental health of their human companions.

In the sunlit courtyard of a mental health residential facility in Boudha, Katmandu, men and women sit drawing and painting hand-crafted paper balloons, decorating the entrance to the 100-bed Amrita Foundation Nepal building.

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Mental illness could simply be referred to as being different in a way that is uncomfortable to others. This is a state that affects a person’s thinking, behavior, emotions or moods resulting in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and so on.

Mental Health at workplace

October 10, 2017 09:37 am

In today’s busy world human life has been reduced to mere mechanistic ritual of making a livelihood. Every adult’s life is subsumed by the conundrums of their work which after some times have the greater likelihood of being monotonous. Being under the constant pressure of work, deadlines, pleasing the boss, yearning for extra bucks and recognition among colleagues can be deterrent for our mental health.

Humans are known as superior beings because we learn from our mistakes and grow. With the quest to excel in every possible way, humans have marked major advancements to benefit the way of living. Extracurricular activities (ECA), also known as co-curricular activities, are one of the major modifications in the education system that have proven to serve for our physical and psychological development.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Minister for Health Gagan Kumar Thapa has said that the mental health policy was going to be formulated soon.

What comes on your mind when somebody brings up the topic of ‘mental illness’? For the majority , its equivalent to being mentally retarded or simply being out of their mind.

LONDON, April 18: Prince William has warned British men that keeping a "stiff upper lip" by bottling up emotions was detrimental to mental health, stepping up an awareness campaign that includes a video chat with Lady Gaga.

The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health problems — some of which followed his military service in Iraq — and was receiving psychological treatment at his home in Alaska, his relatives said Friday after the deadly shooting.