Impact of the Second Wave on Mental Health | The State of Mental Health In COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its second year, new fast-spreading variants have caused a surge in infections in many countries, and renewed lockdowns. The devastation of the pandemic — millions of deaths, economic strife and unprecedented curbs on social interaction — has already had a marked effect on people’s mental health.  Researchers worldwide are investigating…

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What are the Main Aspects of Mental Wellness?

Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness.  It includes how you feel about yourself and how you adjust to life events.    Mental health is much more than simply the absence of illness. It is important to note, however, that there are many factors that determine mental health and overall well-being. …

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The effects this pandemic has on our mental health | Be kind to your Mind!

COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown has brought about a sense of fear and anxiety around the globe.  This phenomenon has led to short term as well as long term psychosocial and mental health implications for children and adolescents.  The lockdown applied to three main areas: physical movement out of the home, social distancing when outside the…

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4 mental health myths busted

Over recent years mental health has started gaining importance. People have started talking about it more openly than ever before.  Although the topic receives increasing attention and research, there are still many myths and misconceptions associated with mental health. Sadly, there is still a significant stigma attached to mental health conditions, with much of this…

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