The concept of depression was foreign to me, and my limited knowledge of it came from the hushed conversations of elders
In Dhaka, you will be hard-pressed to find a therapist charging a fee-per-hour of less than Tk 1,500.
The choice of title, "Semicolon", carries profound symbolism. A semicolon represents the continuation of someone's life despite facing adversity—it symbolises strength in the midst of a storm. In the context of mental health, it serves as an affirmation of solidarity against a myriad of challenges.
The great news is that through the daily practice of breathing, mindfulness, and other forms of intentional self-care, can actually help individuals overcome stress and improve their livelihood.
The event was aimed to delve into the mental health challenges that the youth of our country face and help them overcome those obstacles to make them better and smarter citizens. Prominent professionals, trainers, and teachers from various fields were involved in the event to provide the training and modules for this youth development program.
There are many reasons why people choose to refrain from getting the help they need.
How many times have you heard a friend or member of your family say that they have OCD because they want things in a certain order or want their surroundings to be spotlessly clean? According to experts, OCD or obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety condition, and those who have it will not be able to recognise their symptoms until they start affecting daily life.
A common idea is prevalent in society that men will only talk about power and strength as this is the first lesson they receive from their families while growing up. It is in this initial process of raising a male child that we impart the wrong lessons of life. From early childhood, boys are taught not to cry when experiencing physical pain or mental agony, simply because — “Men don’t cry,” and thus, boys and girls are brought up differently when it comes to teaching them how to cope with pain, physical or mental.
Mental strength is the weapon of the successful. Many feel that this is something people are born with but that is a myth easily debunked. Mental strength is the product of Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, which is often considered to even trump the intelligence quotient, or IQ. It is a flexible skill that can be improved with effort and for those that wish to possess this coveted skill, it is equally important to know what not to do, as it is to know what to do, to achieve it. Here are 6 things mentally strong people with high Emotional Intelligence, EQ, never do.