Tag Archives: mentalhealth

My battle with bulimia

  Bulimia (boo-LEE-me-uh) nervosa, commonly called bulimia, is a serious eating disorder that is characterized by two things – a) binge eating and, b) purging out what you have eaten. Remember, Princess Diana and her battle with this disease? It’s documented in the Netflix series ‘The Crown’. But, despite the …

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tête-à-tête on Children and mental health – the teen years

Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. The pandemic has increased the mental burden on children. The interactions that make childhood a formative period in the child’s life such as playing with friends, sports, regular schooling, interacting with others, etc; are all absent to a large extent. Nowadays school classes, tuition/coaching, playing games, reading, etc all activities are online making healthy social interaction almost non-existent.

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