depression

After Asani, Cyclone Karim brewing in southern Indian Ocean

Even as severe cyclonic storm Asani is projected to weaken into a depression by tomorrow (May 12, 2022), another back-to-back weather system called Cyclone Karim is brewing in the southern part of the Indian Ocean, said The Weather Channel.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Over 50? These problems can sneak up on you

Ageing is a natural phenomenon. We develop many health issues as we age. Here are some growing-up issues to watch for:

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

After Asani, Cyclone Karim brewing in southern Indian Ocean

Even as severe cyclonic storm Asani is projected to weaken into a depression by tomorrow (May 12, 2022), another back-to-back weather system called Cyclone Karim is brewing in the southern part of the Indian Ocean, said The Weather Channel.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Mother’s Day 2022: Supermoms are outdated

Today is Mother’s Day and as we scramble to buy last minute gifts for all the mother figures in our lives, let us pause and ask ourselves frankly — at a time when postpartum depression is at its peak, workplaces are especially unforgiving to women who have just given birth, and the immediate family scene is replete with taunts about being a “good mother”, is an engraved pendant or a spa session enough to make mothers happy?

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

India's Odisha alerts of possible cyclone over Bay of Bengal

The government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha today sounded an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal as a cyclonic circulation over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood persisted and could result in a depression with a wind speed of up to 75km per hour by May 8.

January 27, 2022
January 27, 2022

Seasonal depression is much more than just winter blues

As we get older, our relationship with winter is changing.

August 11, 2021
August 11, 2021

Self-care during mourning phase

There is of course no way to reduce this pain at that very moment and the void created by the passing of a dear one can never be filled. Yet, life must go on and we have to move on.

November 10, 2018
November 10, 2018

Cutting down social media use can reduce depression

New US research finds that reducing time spent on social media platforms such as Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram may help improve well-being.

January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018

Sleep: Less than 8hrs a night raises risk of depression

Sleeping less than 8 hours a night is linked to intrusive and repetitive thoughts like those seen in anxiety and depression, reports a new study.

April 7, 2017
April 7, 2017

Depression: Let’s talk

Depression is a common illness worldwide, with more than 300 million people affected. Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or severe intensity, depression may become a serious health condition.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Classical Indian dance helps trafficking victims to heal: study

Classical Indian dance could be an effective form of therapy for victims of human trafficking and sexual violence, helping them to overcome their traumatic experiences and gain confidence, a pilot study has shown.