depression

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Birthday blues are a real problem

Having a case of the birthday blues means feeling sad and apathetic towards your special day.

January 5, 2023
January 5, 2023

10 tips to fight off the winter blues

The days are short and the sun is playing hide and seek. It is a brand-new year and instead of feeling hopeful, you are feeling rather down.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Impact of workplace bullying on young professionals

Over the years, workplace bullying has been normalised to an extent where people have become oblivious to its prevalence.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Depression and drainage of energy: a causal relationship from hell

Understanding why sadness robs us of energy can help us to mitigate it.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

A Brave New World: How the urban youth are tackling mental health

When addressing mental health in Bangladesh, we’re no strangers to being labelled ‘mad’ or in the Bengali definition ‘pagol,’ when we acknowledge our depression or want to invest in therapy. Among the mentally ill, the youth form a significant number. While many suffer needlessly, others actively seek assistance to tackle their mental health issues and overcome them.   

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Living with self-hatred

Your body feels like a prison where your mind is your cellmate.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

Mental health: The conditions in which people grow, live, work and age matter

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) is a fairly new concept which is increasingly gaining momentum in the West. The World Health Organization (WHO) has defined SDOH as “the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.”

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

The root of our unhappiness: When the personal becomes political

I woke up from a Covid-induced fever dream to this news: Bangladesh has ranked seventh among the world's angriest, saddest, and most stressed nations, according to the 2022 Global Emotions Report.

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.