Tag: mentalhealth

“Positive Vibes Only” 4.6 (23)

The term ‘toxic positivity’ is not new to us. While it contains the word ‘positivity,’ it is evident that this term opposes the entire concept of a stable mental health. Toxic positivity and its intense spokespeople have drowned out real emotions for the sake of sustaining ‘good vibes’. So what does toxic positivity entail? In a nutshell, the invisible toxic positivity movement encourages invalidation of negative feelings and emotions.

Borderline Personality Disorder: Exhaustion to No End 4.8 (9)

The entire discussion concerning the matter of ‘Mental Health’ has always been invariably subjected to as a tainted topic to be refrained from having a discussion about. The stigma that is brought upon mental health illnesses can be attributed to years of conditioning of addressing the same as a personality defect. Due to this blemish […]

The Uncensored Reality of Mental Health in India 5 (4)

As defined by the American Psychological Association, mental health involves effective functioning in daily activities, resulting in productive activities (work, school, caregiving), healthy relationships, the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity. In other words, “mental health refers to our emotional, psychological and social well-being”. Thus, the state of our mental health influences […]