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After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

23 Apr 2020

After backlash, Deepika's conversation with WHO chief put on hold

Recently, Deepika Padukone announced that she would collaborate with the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to discuss the importance of mental health in light of the coronavirus crisis.

Five habits to boost your mental health

01 Feb 2020

Five habits to boost your mental health

Brain is the powerhouse of the body, which is why keeping it charged and healthy is of utmost importance.

When Deepika Padukone opened up about her mental health issues

22 Jan 2020

When Deepika Padukone opened up about her mental health issues

Actor Deepika Padukone was on Tuesday conferred with the Crystal Award at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, for her contribution towards spreading awareness about the importance of mental health.

Five tips to help you meditate well

09 Jan 2020

Five tips to help you meditate well

You have probably already heard a lot about it, but meditation is one of the most rewarding rituals out there. Among other benefits, it can help reduce stress, anxiety, improve heart health, immunity, and sleep quality.

Five ways to help you manage the winter blues

05 Jan 2020

Five ways to help you manage the winter blues

With winter hitting the top gear, you are bound to feel "down" or "low" once again.

Glenn Maxwell may start playing soon: Details here

06 Dec 2019

Glenn Maxwell may start playing soon: Details here

In October end, Australian cricket star Glenn Maxwell had left the national team to take an indefinite break away from the game.

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

19 Nov 2019

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

Fellow brothers, November 19 is celebrated as International Men's Day or IMD.

Five home decor tips for a calming and relaxing vibe

17 Nov 2019

Five home decor tips for a calming and relaxing vibe

With our increasingly packed work schedules, unhealthy lifestyle habits, and perpetually falling air quality, our mental health is bound to take a toll.

Ben Stokes was worried during 2019 World Cup: Details here

16 Nov 2019

Ben Stokes was worried during 2019 World Cup: Details here

Ben Stokes was England's hero in the ICC World Cup 2019 and had a dream tournament to hand his side a maiden title.

Indian captain Virat Kohli admits to mental struggles: Details here

13 Nov 2019

Indian captain Virat Kohli admits to mental struggles: Details here

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli has admitted that he went through mental struggles back in 2014.

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

24 Sep 2019

Mental Health isn't fashion: Model protests over Gucci's 'straitjacket' collection

On Sunday, Gucci debuted its spring/summer 2020 collection during the Milan Fashion Week.

Mental health: Five ways to manage stress and anxiety

07 Aug 2019

Mental health: Five ways to manage stress and anxiety

With our increasingly packed work schedules, fast approaching deadlines, unhealthy lifestyle habits, and bad diet routines, our mental health is bound to take a toll.

#HealthBytes: What happens when you stop having sex

07 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: What happens when you stop having sex

A satisfying sex life results in overall emotional, physical, and mental well-being of couples.

IIT-Hyderabad student commits suicide; said wasn't worthy of being missed

03 Jul 2019

IIT-Hyderabad student commits suicide; said wasn't worthy of being missed

In a tragic incident, a student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, allegedly killed himself by hanging from the ceiling fan in his hostel room, the police said on Tuesday.

#HealthBytes: Five best food items to boost your brain power

01 Jul 2019

#HealthBytes: Five best food items to boost your brain power

Our mental health is just as important as our physical well being (if not more), and in both cases, our diet plays a crucial role.

#HealthBytes: Six simple tips to enhance concentration

26 Jun 2019

#HealthBytes: Six simple tips to enhance concentration

With increasingly packed work schedules, unhealthy eating habits, and sedentary lifestyles, our levels of stress and anxiety are at an all-time high.

Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life

05 Jun 2019

Teenager rape survivor uses legal euthanasia to end life

A 17-year-old teenage girl from the Netherlands ended her own life through legal euthanasia after struggling with mental illnesses.

How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family

31 May 2019

How Department of Posts helped missing woman reunite with family

A woman who went missing three years ago from a remote area in Bihar's Madhubani was reunited with her family, thanks to the Department of Posts (DoP).

Teen kills self after Instagram-followers 'voted' for her to die

15 May 2019

Teen kills self after Instagram-followers 'voted' for her to die

A 16-year-old girl in Malaysia allegedly committed suicide on Monday after running a social media poll, asking her followers to vote on whether she should choose "death" or "life".

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered

05 May 2019

Muzaffarpur shelter-home case: 11 missing girls may have been murdered

In a major development which is sure to make the Muzaffarpur shelter-home case bleaker, CBI told Supreme Court on Friday that 11 girls who had gone missing from the premises might have been killed.

#HealthBytes: Food for brain - What to eat during exams?

05 May 2019

#HealthBytes: Food for brain - What to eat during exams?

Exam days could be a tricky time.

159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health vote, create history

18 Apr 2019

159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health vote, create history

In a historic first, 159 inmates of Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Chennai, practised their right to vote today.

#HealthBytes: Food for brain - What to eat during exams?

23 Mar 2019

#HealthBytes: Food for brain - What to eat during exams?

Exam days could be a tricky time.

#HealthBytes: 5 breathing exercises to improve focus, mindfulness

22 Mar 2019

#HealthBytes: 5 breathing exercises to improve focus, mindfulness

With increasingly packed-up schedules, it is becoming difficult to maintain focus on the job at hand.

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

30 Jan 2019

How does LSD work? Scientists finally have an idea

Since it was synthesized in the 1930s, LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, has received much cultural and scientific attention.

#HealthBytes: 5 best apps which help you manage anxiety

03 Jan 2019

#HealthBytes: 5 best apps which help you manage anxiety

Anxiety, a feeling of nervousness, uneasiness, or worry, is the human body's natural response to stress that can get in the way of a person's life.

Spinning charkha may have positive effect on mental health: Study

20 Nov 2018

Spinning charkha may have positive effect on mental health: Study

Spinning charkha for 1-hour daily may improve concentration, multitasking abilities, patience and mind-body coordination of children and youth, a study claims.

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

19 Nov 2018

#InternationalMen'sDay: Do we really need it? Answering the million-dollar question

Fellow brothers, November 19 is celebrated as International Men's Day or IMD.

#HealthBytes: Top 5 food-items to help deal with anxiety

31 Oct 2018

#HealthBytes: Top 5 food-items to help deal with anxiety

Characterized by continuous worry and nervousness, anxiety is a common psychological problem these days.

Health Ministry asks states to constitute mental health authority, review-boards

21 Oct 2018

Health Ministry asks states to constitute mental health authority, review-boards

The Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up a State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board in order to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.

This woman player feels cricket is bad for mental health

13 Oct 2018

This woman player feels cricket is bad for mental health

Veteran New Zealand woman cricketer Suzie Bates feels cricket is one of the worst sports for mental health.

#HealthBytes: Top 5 food items to help you manage stress

13 Oct 2018

#HealthBytes: Top 5 food items to help you manage stress

When you're stressed out, you'd want to run for your favorite cheese burgers or grab a bucketful of fried chicken, or maybe a bowl of vanilla ice-cream.

India registers its first case of 'Netflix addiction': Details here

10 Oct 2018

India registers its first case of 'Netflix addiction': Details here

On the back of a recent report which found that Indians spend an unhealthy amount of time watching online video content, India has registered its first case of 'Netflix addiction'.

#WorldMentalHealthDay: I carry mental illness tag, in all good ways

10 Oct 2018

#WorldMentalHealthDay: I carry mental illness tag, in all good ways

"My mental health doesn't define me. I'm more than my mental illness." We hear these statements often, but we ignore the negative connotation attached.

On #WorldHeartDay, we ask you, can broken hearts heal?

29 Sep 2018

On #WorldHeartDay, we ask you, can broken hearts heal?

I was in school when I first fell in love. The 14-year-old me fell in love with a classmate, who, by all means, was Raj from DDLJ. But this Raj found his Simran, and I became the Mandira Bedi of that story.

PMS+Depression: Here's what PMS does to my depression

27 Sep 2018

PMS+Depression: Here's what PMS does to my depression

Last week, I had my period. Normal, right? Well, not normal.

This book offers remedies to help you deal with stress

22 Sep 2018

This book offers remedies to help you deal with stress

At a time when depression, especially among youth, is becoming a major issue of concern, a book offers an understanding of life's basic principles and suggestions on how to deal with mental stress.

#SuicidePreventionWeek: Let's speak up before it's too late

13 Sep 2018

#SuicidePreventionWeek: Let's speak up before it's too late

Imagine you're playing cricket and you hurt your leg, or you're down with cold and don't feel like getting out of bed. What would you do in such a situation? Call out for help, right?

#HealthBytes: 5 healthy food items that reduce stress

13 Sep 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 healthy food items that reduce stress

When you're stressed out, you often want to rush for your favorite Mac N' Cheese, or a bucketful of fried chicken, or a bowl of vanilla ice cream. But those are just short-term escapes that'll eventually end up making you fat.

#HealthBytes: 5 healthy food items that reduce stress

29 Aug 2018

#HealthBytes: 5 healthy food items that reduce stress

When you're stressed out, you often want to rush for your favorite Mac N' Cheese, or a bucketful of fried chicken, or a bowl of vanilla ice cream. But those are just short-term escapes that'll eventually end up making you fat.