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When Gardening Turns Into Therapy

We adopted multiple ways to adapt to the lockdown lifestyle. One such way was gardening. This became a mechanism to cope with lockdown loneliness ad acted as an equivalent to therapy. Research has shown that therapeutic communal gardening reduced loneliness as the pandemic paralyzed the United Kingdom.  Therapeutic Gardening- A case study The project monitored individuals with mental […]

Chirping Birds & Mental Health

The chirping birds have always amused poets and artists. Now a newly released study reveals that birdsong is good for mental health. According to the study, hearing, seeing, and simply coming into contact with birds can lift both depressed individuals and the general population’s spirits. The Experiment  Using a smartphone app called Urban Mind, the study tracked roughly […]

Blue Sky and Ocean’s call

Let’s take a moment to close our eyes and imagine a beach vacation, the somber wind blowing, the noises from the ocean filling us up, and the blue sky soothing our souls. Even thinking about it makes us feel at peace. Similarly, in a recent study, it was revealed that childhood exposure to “blue spaces” like […]

Hack Your Brain to Happiness

All of us exist in memories, be they good or bad. It’s a vital tool to resurrect old experiences and bonding. Needless to say, memory creation is a sophisticated brain process that involves storing and retrieving data. More hints concerning the location and organization of memories in the brain have recently come to light, according to […]

Ketamine, A new-age antidepressant

An infamous anesthetic, previously approved by FDA, Ketamine has shown great benefits for people with treatment-resistant depression. Administration of ketamine infusion has shown to reduce symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. Ketamine is known for its dissociative effects for which it is also used illegally as a party drug, but originally it found its use in hospitals […]

Mental Health Vs. Physical Health. Are They Equally Important?

What is one thing common between Heart Health, Liver Health, Reproductive Health and even in Oral Health? Public awareness. Far too often Mental Health is not considered an important aspect of good physical health. “Suck it Up, Buttercup” is the most common community advice. There is a lot more to mental health than just “having […]

10 Factors That Affect Your Heart Health

In the United States, every year over 600,000 people die due to poor heart health. That is 1 death per minute. Every. Single. Minute! Heart disease is the leading cause of death, 1 death in every 4 deaths, in almost any bracket you can think of. Even youth is not protected, which means your children […]

Broken Heart = Broken Health

Divorce is often a lengthy process, with many countries requiring separation before the process is finalized – which may give enough time to heal the wounds or open room for reconciliation. Going through a separation is extremely challenging and has several adverse effects on the divorcees. Frontiers in Psychology – an open access journal is […]

The Importance of Good Mental Health

Far too often mental health is not considered a part of good physical health. However, proper mental health may be the most important part of your health care plan. Even if you look only at one mental disease, depression, in this case, you will find that a great many physical health problems are caused and can […]