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Retail Therapy & Mental Health

“When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping” -Marshall, 1991 Retail Therapy For a long time, American companies have been banking on the concept of self-treats to boost their business. The phrase ‘retail therapy’ was first used in the following context by Mary T. Schmich, “We`ve become a nation Read more…

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Role of Humanities for Doctors

The journey of being a doctor is not easy at all. The budding doctors have to face immense academic pressure right from the age of around 14 till the time they finally complete their super-specialization. These insane levels of pressure often break people apart from within their own minds. The Read more…

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Diet & Mental Health

A few weeks back the Ministry of Health in India had tweeted a picture about various ways to cope with depression. They included diet i.e. eating fruits and vegetables as one of those ways. I was at first glance aghast at the ignorance of our ministry. Later, I decided that Read more…

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Memes and Mental Health

In the recent years, the internet has been taken over by a powerful force that seems to sustain itself, perpetually; memes. They are found in all kinds of languages and cultures and they all have a social truth hidden behind the veil of humor. Can memes affect our mental health? Read more…

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