Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy

Stress is a part of nearly everyone’s life at one point of time or another- acute stress is a normal feeling. But while some suffer from acute stress, some others suffer from a more serious stress condition- chronic stress. When under chronic stress, your body releases hormones that caution your brain, leading your muscles to…

The Incredible Multitasker

The brain is an incredible multitasker. At the same time that it’s piercing itself with superheated needles of anguish, it’s ruthlessly making plans, contingencies, plotting out a future, giving zero fucks whether it’ll ever see it. On the day I die, it’ll be calculating what to have for dinner as it bombards itself with pain…

Athazagoraphobia

Phobia means, an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something. Athazagoraphobia is the fear of being forgotten or ignored and fear of forgetting. Many specific phobias can be traced back to a specific triggering event, usually a traumatic experience at some point of life. It is believed that heredity, genetics, and brain chemistry…

The Buffalo Theory

In the next passage, you will read about the Buffalo Theory as explained by Cliff Clavin, a fictional character on the American television show Cheers co-created and played by John Ratzenberger, which is so far considered as the most simple explanation ever given about drinking beer. A herd of buffalo can only move as fast…

Serendipity

Did the word ring a bell? Bring rushes of sweet memories? Well, I am not talking about the movie Serendipity starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. I am speaking of the word meaning itself. Those occurrences of a happy event by chance, which I am sure all have had at least once in their life…

Why knowledge is the real strength?

From childhood days, I’m listening to one proverb “Knowledge is strength”, but I did not care about the exact meaning of the sentence and of course like everyone else, I was in the RAT RACE of getting myself equipped for the competitive world. However, I was fortunate enough to have my granny as my first…