The World Health Organization launches mental health campaigns every year on 10th October to highlight the different mental health problems people face. This year, the campaign theme is mental health care for all: let’s make it a reality. A WHO survey revealed that mental health services in 93% of countries have been disturbed due to the pandemic. Dr Tedros Adhanom ...

Provided the current acceleration in domestic abuse and divorce rates, in this article we are evaluating the toxicity prevalent in intimate relationships and how it takes a toll on mental health. It is clear that most people are unaware of setting healthy boundaries and identifying red flags. Keep reading to find out what a toxic relationship looks like: They Belittle ...

Imagine one day you wake up in the middle of the night, feeling parched. Half-awake, head towards the kitchen and notice that all the water bottles were empty. You start to look for water everywhere but couldn’t find any. The taps are all dried up, water tubs are empty. You are puzzled, and the thirst is unbearable then suddenly you ...

The ongoing pandemic is presenting new challenges every day. First coronavirus (covid-19) and now the delta variant, infections are surging at an unprecedented pace. In addition, prolonged lockdowns forced businesses to rethink their work approach turning homes into workplaces. Most people are teleworking for the first time. Although most people are trying hard to fit in this work-from-home lifestyle, these ...

Actors and their religious beliefs have never been at the forefront of award season conversation. It was not until after Mahershala Ali won and this year Riz Ahmed was nominated for the Best Actor category. The cliché representation of minorities including Muslims, Arabs, Indians and Asians is being questioned. No longer it is about being thankful for crumb roles. In ...

Mental health during childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones, learning healthy social skills and how to deal with problems. Children are more vulnerable than adults. Everything around them is a learning experience, and they start associating feelings with things that settle deeper as memories. However, there are ways in which you can foster your child’s mental health. Here are ...

70 years on, Pakistan is still a Country-in-Process, far from the vision held for the country. One needs to turn up pages of history and constitution to see what vision our founders had for this country. From equal rights, non-discrimination and protection of minorities, this country still has a long way to go. The important thing is to ask the ...

When teasers started rolling out and the cast dropped hints online about the drama “Dil Na Umeed Tu Nahin”, it didn’t take long to get excited and begin anticipating. The social drama serial is created by a non-profit organization called Kashf Foundation. The drama serial features a powerful cast along with an equally incredible writer and director. This had audiences ...

History tends to repeat itself: History remembers the victor and forgets the blood. Time and time again, tyranny has set itself between people and their happiness. Does it send a chill down your spine, thinking of those whose human rights have been violated? If so, you might be thinking of Myanmar, as the locals continue to protest on the streets ...

Pakistan came into being in 1947. A land of four seasons, home to perhaps some of the most hospitable people in the world! A land that shares ancient monuments, rich culture and an abundance of nature. Pakistani settlements along the Himalayas, Khyber Pass, Arabian Sea and in the Indus Valley are some of the oldest civilisations in the world.  In this article, ...