মানসিক স্বাস্থ্য নিয়ে ভেবেছেন কখনো? || What is Mental Health? (Bangla)

মানসিক স্বাস্থ্য নিয়ে ভেবেছেন কখনো? || What is Mental Health? (Bangla)

When asked How are we doing, we all answer that we are doing well. Are we really, however? Let us look into how our minds really are. Often times we are, depressed, angry, irritated and we lose interest in things and find things boring. But we all want to be happy and positive. However, is …

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Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

Emotion, Stress, and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

Did you know that astronauts in space have a hard time communicating without words because their weightless bodily fluids make their faces all puffy and hard to read? Have you heard that Botox can actually improve your mood, and not by smoothing wrinkles but actually by easing depression? Or that this “come here” gesture is …

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How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

How to practice emotional first aid | Guy Winch

I grew up with my identical twin, who was an incredibly loving brother. Now, one thing about being a twin is, it makes you an expert at spotting favoritism. If his cookie was even slightly bigger than my cookie, I had questions. And clearly, I wasn’t starving. (Laughter) When I became a psychologist, I began …

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Can body image problems affect our mental health? | BBC Tomorrow’s World

Can body image problems affect our mental health? | BBC Tomorrow’s World

Body image problems can feature in a range of mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety and social phobias. In the case of body dysmorphic disorder, people can have a very distorted perception of their body and their appearance. Mirrors and windows are my enemy on the days when I’m having a body dysmorphic disorder flare-up. …

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How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

How stress affects your brain – Madhumita Murgia

Are you sleeping restlessly, feeling irritable or moody, forgetting little things, and feeling overwhelmed and isolated? Don’t worry. We’ve all been there. You’re probably just stressed out. Stress isn’t always a bad thing. It can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport, or have to …

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The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown

So, I’ll start with this: a couple years ago, an event planner called me because I was going to do a speaking event. And she called, and she said, “I’m really struggling with how to write about you on the little flyer.” And I thought, “Well, what’s the struggle?” And she said, “Well, I saw …

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The Science of Depression

The Science of Depression

With over 350 million people affected by depression worldwide, it’s no doubt an incredibly real and serious issue. But, what exactly is going on inside of a depressed person? Is there a biological basis for these intense feelings of sadness? In the past, depression was often described as simply a ‘chemical imbalance’ in the brain. …

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