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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Tips To Cope With Online Classes

The initial surge of excitement over online classes has long subsided and students are now faced with the reality of dealing with them on a daily basis. As an immediate aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic, classrooms have given way to virtual media. Some students have been able to deal with this change while for most, …

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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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How to Parent during Corona Crisis

The corona outbreak has been a pandemic that has affected almost all the countries in the world, and is gradually getting worse making our lives stand still. It is a situation of crisis where everybody is feeling vulnerable and full of uncertainty about the future. A small virus has impacted the whole world in a …

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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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How To Become Smarter: 10 Simple Actions To Boost Your Brain Power

There are plenty of books out there to help you learn how to become smarter. But how do you know which life hacks actually boost brain power? What actions can you take today to become more intelligent? In this article, we discuss some of the ways you can accomplish more over the course of the …

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Know about Mild Cognitive Impairment

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a disorder involving problems with memory and other mental functions that are greater than normal age-related changes but not as significant as the decline seen with a dementia. Symptoms are noticeable, and, in many cases, similar to those of a dementia-related illness. What are some of the common signs of …

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