Archive for July 2017

  • Aparna Kanmani

    How to deal with a cheating spouse?

    Life can turn upside down when you know your spouse is cheating on you. The heartbreaking moment would bring the harsh reality into light while shattering your trust and belief, in not just one but a...
  • sex education
    Shruti Gupta Delhi

    Sex Education in India

     Sex. The term that cannot be used in public, the term that cannot be talked about - as if it’s something as demonic as Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter series. It is strange how often...
  • Akshay Kumar
    Reshma Venugopal

    Well done! Akshay Kumar's parents

    In a recent and rather an outrageous revelation, the Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar confessed that he had also been a victim of “inappropriate touching” as a six-year old. He spoke of his a...
  • Reshma Venugopal

    7 things your brother never tells you

      Remember the days when you would find your favourite toy or doll ripped apart? Who could do such a heinous crime you would think. Maybe you will even spend 80% of the time crying about it becau...
  • do stress balls work
    Radhika Goel

    Simple stress busters to make your day better

    A ritual, practice, system, activity, or even product that helps in relieving one of stress is a stress buster. The kind of stress busters people use has changed over time. People today use radi...
  • Domestic Violence
    Sareeta Behera

    Break the Silence and shackles,You don’t deserve it

    “We don’t necessarily know how to hear stories about any kind of violence, because it is hard to accept that violence is as simple as it is complicated, that you can love someone who hurt...
  • idiom
    Heena Sheth

    10 Idioms we use and their psychological basis

      In our day to day lives, we use different phrases to explain our ideas and express our views. Idioms are used by human beings in their verbal communication with each other. An idiomatic expres...
  • psychologists in history
    Heena Sheth

    Ten Famous Psychologists

    Wilhelm Wundt (1832-1920) Often regarded as the Father of Psychology, Wilhelm Wundt graduated in medicine. He is noted for setting up the first formal laboratory for research in experimental psychol...
  • family emoji
    Reshma Venugopal

    Here’s why single parents deserve a standing ovation!

        When Bianca found herself left alone with her twins, one of whom has Asperger’s disease, she found herself helpless. Her twins are 8 years-old now, and she went back to w...
  • society
    Heena Sheth

    Mental Illness Is Not A One Man's Struggle

    "Mentally ill people are dangerous." "Mentally ill people are absolutely crazy and psychotic, STAY AWAY!", "Mentally ill should be locked away." "Mentally ill people are always dependent on someone."...
  • introverts vs extroverts
    Manaswini Venkateswaran

    Can Extroverts become Introverts?

    For example, a person may be reserved and spend a lot of time alone (a tendency of an introvert) but may be able to assert themselves when they need to and assume a leadership position (a tendency sh...
  • selfitis
    Ayushi Jolly

    Selfitis - The selfie disorder

      With the advancement of technology comes both the advantages and the harm. The technology has given us a lot of life hacks, but the harmful addictions seem to overpower the positive influence...
  • psychology meme
    Reshma Venugopal

    Media's false portrayal of mental illness - 6 common myths busted!

    The above meme does not seem to lie as far as its expressions are concerned. It is a common battle most psychology students and experts go through on a daily basis. Numerous attempts of people from t...
  • Radhika Goel

    Is porn healthy?

      Recently, porn was banned in India and it created a lot of debate on whether everyone has a right to view what they want or is the government taking away a basic freedom from the people? Wheth...
  • Albert Einstein quote
    Sneha Chauhan

    IQ vs. EQ - Which is more important to lead a successful life?

    Intelligence Quotient (IQ): Intelligence Quotient is a score to assess human intelligence, deriving from various standardized tests. William Stern was the psychologist who came up with the conc...
  • The iron throne
    Sneha Chauhan

    'Game Of Thrones' craze is never ending - 11 reasons why

    After a year long wait, 'Game of Thrones' is back on air. Anyone who has watched it would agree on this – It’s extremely addictive! Ultimate fighting sequences, mystical creatures, and ep...
  • Reshma Venugopal

    Why boy best friends are so important for girls?

    From Joey and Phoebe in Friends to Schmidt and Jess in New Girl, cross-sex best friends have become one of the good changes in the 21st century. Not denying that existence of such dynamic friendships...
  • how to impress the HR
    Shruti Gupta Dehradun

    How to impress the HR team in an interview.

                 JOB INTERVIEW, whether face-to-face or telephonic, can be a stressful event for any individual looking for a stable job. The select...
  • Sneha Chauhan

    Terrible effects stress can have on your looks!

    Pending work at the office, overdue bills, a messy divorce or an unexpected illness. What do all these things have in common? Stress. Stress does not just affect one’s mind; it creates havoc o...
  • exorcism
    Shena Shaikh

    The gruesome history of mental illness

    The study of the nature, causes, and treatment of mental illness is highly scientific today. With the increase in awareness, the stigma attached to mental illness is gradually weakening in several par...
  • deepika padukone
    Manaswini Venkateswaran

    10 celebrities who overcame Psychological problems

    All of us, at some point, have wondered what it would be like to be famous. Whether you’re singing in your bathroom or pretending to receive an award and presenting a fake acceptance speech, all...
  • Committement
    Shubhanshi Singh

    Does the present generation fear commitment?

    The idea of committing to a relationship and marrying your partner based on cultural, religious and ethnic boundaries have certainly broken down as the ideal of romantic love has grown and people have...
  • Is Self Hypnosis possible?
    Shruti Gupta Dehradun

    Is Self-Hypnosis Possible?

        Have you ever seen movies or television series, which show a troublemaker villain controlling the mind of the protagonist through hypnotism? If yes, then you might have believed that hy...
  • obsessions
    Manaswini Venkateswaran

    Obsessions that drive you crazy

    One of the most popular psychology terms thrown around seems to be OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. We see someone a little bit more nitpicky than we’re used to and the word rises up in ou...