What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?

Bedtime procrastination was first studied by Kroese et al in 2014 and defined as “going to bed later than intended while no external circumstances are accountable for doing so”. With this kind of procrastination being a common experience for many, researchers conducted a study with the main aim to demonstrate that bedtime procrastination was associated …

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Life Lessons from Children

Children are considered immature, innocent and creatures without knowledge. You might have heard the people’s saying, ‘Don’t behave like a child’ or ‘You seem childish’. Such statements express our mentality about children. As a parent, teacher or society member we try to teach children, preach them and show the right path to make them better …

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Mental Health during COVID-19

Currently, the world is battling the crisis of COVID-19 mainly in terms of physical losses of life and financial crisis. The health care system is burdened heavily because of lack of resources both with regard to manpower and, infrastructure and equipment. However, we need to visualize and take proactive steps to prevent the fallout of …

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Netiquette

What is Netiquette? Simply stated, it’s ‘network etiquette’. “Etiquette” means “a prescribed or accepted code of behaviour in matters of formal procedure”. These are the forms required by good breeding. Similarly, netiquette is the convention on electronic forums (Email, live chat, and other Internet forums) – a set of rules for behaving properly online. It …

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Quick Fix Thy Confidence

“Damini* does everything as if perfect”, Ritu*, a first year student in a college, often thought to herself. Damini had mastered an essential art of success – confidence. Hence, her demeanour spoke volumes, and gained applause wherever she went. While her peers looked upto her, her teachers backed upon her for delegating. “She is exactly …

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