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A Short Story on Depression

Depression by definition is a mood disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness, loss of interest in things you usually enjoy and low self-esteem. It can affect how you think, feel and behave. Its symptoms can cause fatigue, insomnia, lack of appetite, body aches and hopelessness. Long periods of depression can also lead to illness. It can affect your relationships, work, hobbies and friendships. Imagine…

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Overwhelm and How to Work With It

Overwhelm is a byproduct of ignoring the stressful feelings that are showing up.  For me, being overwhelmed debilitates me. I get a cloudy mind, a tense body and lose the ability to think clearly and make rational decisions. Sometimes, because I am so attached to the stress, I can even get short tempered and unkind to those around me. This whole emotional response not only…

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The Journey of Healing

The word heal means to become sound or healthy again, and when talking about the body, it makes sense. Our bodies were once healthy and whole, and for whatever reason, injury or disease, it will do what it can to take itself back to its original state and do everything to heal itself. Emotional healing is a little more complex. Unlike the body, sometimes our…

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How Management Can Enhance The Wellbeing Of Employees

HOW MANAGEMENT CAN ENHANCE THE WELLBEING OF EMPLOYEES Employees at any workplace are like pillars of the organisation, they are the frontline workers and the face of the business. Due to this essential role, they carry a large amount of responsibility which can bring emotions of stress and tiredness between their workflow. Any sort of disturbance or negative interventions between their work may lead to…

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The Importance of Wellbeing in The Workplace

The Importance of Wellbeing in The Workplace In business and academic contexts, wellbeing and happiness have been gaining popularity in the past two decades. Now, wellbeing is not just the absence of any illness, rather it is a broader phenomenon involving cognitive, affective, and behavioral aspects. People spend a lot of time at their workplace, approximately above 40 hours a week. Hence, we must start…

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Types of Bereavement: Ways We Deal With Loss

Types of Bereavement: Ways We Deal With Loss   What is Grief? Grief is the natural reaction to our emotional processing of great personal loss. Often, the pain of loss can feel overwhelming. You may experience all kinds of unexpected and difficult emotions, from anger or shock to disbelief, guilt, and profound sadness. The pain of grief can also disrupt your physical health, making it…

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What Are Support Groups and How Can They Help You?

What Are Support Groups and How Can They Help You? Support groups are safe spaces, designed to help individuals discuss any number of issues pertaining to an illness or life struggle that they may be experiencing, with individuals who are experiencing the same or similar issues. The objective of support groups, ultimately, is to help participants feel less alone and find additional strength to navigate…

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