Positive Vibes
World Smile Day: Smiling is a natural antidepressant sans side effects
World Smile Day: Smiling is a natural antidepressant sans side effects
Oct 06, 2017

“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” – Charlie Chaplin Charlie Chaplin very well understood the benefits of a smile and how it can make a difference in life. It’s just that everyone needs to feel it and internalize it. One must have realized how a glance at a smiling face,

Stay positive to recover from mental illness: Here’s why
Stay positive to recover from mental illness: Here’s why
Sep 28, 2017

A famous saying goes, “What you think, you become.” Thinking has a very important role in setting our life’s path. It is the master who guides one’s actions, emotions and behavior, and fuels happiness. Correct thinking can help one conquer the world and overcome problems of any magnitude. Willpower and positive thinking can make impossible

Ivanka Trump gets candid about her postpartum depression
Ivanka Trump gets candid about her postpartum depression
Sep 25, 2017

Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of President Donald Trump, recently revealed how she suffered from postpartum depression after the birth of each of her three children. “I felt like I was not living up to my potential as a parent or as an entrepreneur and executive,” she said during a television chat with Dr. Oz,

5 life-changing strategies to boost one’s mental health
5 life-changing strategies to boost one’s mental health
Sep 22, 2017

Mental health is an individual’s psychological and emotional state of mind. It plays a major role in defining how an individual thinks, feels or acts in different life situations. It is not defined just by the absence of any mental health issue, but also includes his/her ability to handle stress and deal positively with different

World Alzheimer’s Month: Researchers find way to block Alzheimer’s in its earliest stage
World Alzheimer’s Month: Researchers find way to block Alzheimer’s in its earliest stage
Sep 19, 2017

After conducting a series of intensive research to decode the reasons leading to Alzheimer’s, a study team at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Medical School seems to have found the bottom line on which efforts to arrest the progression of the disease can be based. The researchers found that anomalous deposits of proteins –

Forging strong friendships in high school may prove beneficial in long run
Forging strong friendships in high school may prove beneficial in long run
Sep 05, 2017

Popularity is not everything while in high school, although many vie for it. A new study says that being a part of a core group, while still in high school, may be beneficial for mental health in adulthood. Friendships developed during teen years have a strong bearing on an individual’s mental health, elaborated the researchers.

A former model wins battle with drug addiction
A former model wins battle with drug addiction
Aug 31, 2017

It seems to be a second life for Lauren Burnett, a mom of two and a successful businesswoman, who had almost lost everything after a near fatal overdose. Burnett, who currently runs an online fashion brand, was a successful model before she fell prey to heroin addiction. From top modeling contracts, lavish party invitations to

Woman blogger writes persuasive letter to men having partners with anxiety
Woman blogger writes persuasive letter to men having partners with anxiety
Aug 29, 2017

Anxiety is a mental disorder that affects not only the people who have it but also those who love them. It’s really tough to live with a life partner suffering from anxiety. It takes a lot of courage to deal with all those situations when an anxious partner overreacts or overdoes simple things. Laura Mazza, a

Rapper catapults mom’s drug addiction into an online craze
Rapper catapults mom’s drug addiction into an online craze
Aug 29, 2017

A budding rapper’s song about his mother’s addiction and her subsequent recovery has gone viral on the internet and has become an inspiring tale for others. Young rapper Mark Henriquez took solace in music and used it as a coping mechanism to deal with his mother’s addiction. He took to Facebook and YouTube to reach

Long live Diana Effect: Prince William vows to continue with mom’s movement against bulimia
Long live Diana Effect: Prince William vows to continue with mom’s movement against bulimia
Aug 24, 2017

Prince William – the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Princess Diana – has vowed to follow his mother’s footsteps in raising awareness about eating disorders. In a recent TV interview, the Duke of Cambridge said that he wanted to see his children – Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 2, – growing