DOES OUR LEVEL OF OPTIMISM/PESSIMISM CHANGE WITH LIFE EXPERIENCES

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2

By VIJAI PANDAY Entrepreneur, Advisor and Chief psychometric Scientist Mentor ,Head of Assessments of the psychometric World Optimism/Pessimism is conceptualised in two distinct, if not exclusive, manner. One, as a ‘dispositional optimism’ -a generalised expectation that good things will happen in future. Two, as a general feeling of hope and joy with regard to future.Researchers have debated since long whether …

LEADERSHIP OF DIFFERENCES

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2

By JIMMY MODY Psychologist,Transpersonal Regression Therapist www.jimmymody.com The Earth we live in is increasingly becoming a battlefield for the forces of integration versus the forces of fragmentation. The play between opposites has encumbered our world as it has our family lives as well. Psychologists, counselors,management gurus have all been working hard to find solutions to a growing‘relationships’ crisis, at both …

PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 2

By KOMAL MANSHANI COVID-19 pandemic has led to an unprecedented situation which has led to struggles in the various domains- personal, social, economic, and political. The psychological aftermath of these changes can be predicted to be huge, and impacting several of us. In many cases, a resolution of these issues would require professional mental health assistance. However, numerous persons in …

KNEE-JERK REACTIONS TO STEREOTYPES

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 1

Anita Butani, School Psychologist There was a post recently on a platform for professionals which was about the international state of affairs and the consequent return of non-resident Indians (NRIs) to India in the upcoming days and months. The post was a good example of stereotyping a certain set of people who have been grouped for purposes of collective reference. …

PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 1

Dr. E. Aravind Raj Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Bengaluru, Email: aravind.nimhans@gmail.com COVID-19 pandemic, though is biological in nature, has already left a long trail of social issues which in turn has let to lot of psychological problems. To begin with, in the absence of medical vaccine so far, we are left with no other choice than …

MENTAL HEALTH DURING COVID-19: THE HR MANTLE

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 1

COVID-19 pandemic has confined millions of people across the globe to their homes and has posed a very strange situation for workplaces. In these tumultuous times, when normal life has been disrupted, the internet, as always, has come to our rescue. A recent article published by Google titled “What is India Searching for? Insights for Brands” analyses the most common …

Coping with stress  during Covid-19

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 1

The ongoing pandemic has resulted in increased concern about the mental health of the people. Fear and Anxiety related to contacting the new disease has instilled overwhelming and strong emotions. Different people react to stressful situations differently. People who suffer from anxiety disorder are more likely to experience an increase in anxiety during such times. Added stress such as financial ...

Dealing with Change: Adapting to the ‘New Normal’ at Work

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 1

Change can be simply defined as a transition or an alteration. As our planet weathers the COVID-19 pandemic- jobs, organizations and workforce have been pushed into uncharted territories. A sudden switch to remote modes of working, changes in work environment and lifestyle are proving to be testing times for organizations. Observing change, or witnessing things unfolding passively is different from …

Self Talk

iibp-admin General Psychology, Mental Health

How do you talk to yourself? By that, I don’t mean talking out-loud while walking down the street, or sitting alone, I mean, what is the tone of your inner dialogue: the conversations we have with ourselves in the privacy of our own mind? The words we use to speak to ourselves can have a huge impact on us. If ...

Announcing Mr. Rajan Sinha as Vice-President & Head of Committee

iibp-admin Coaching, News Corner, Training and Development

Tweet IIBP appoints Mr. Rajan Sinha as "Vice-President & Head, Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Practices."   On 29th April 2020, Mr. Rajan Sinha was appointed as Vice-President & Head of Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Practices. Mr. Rajan Sinha, Chief Executive Officer, Mantrana Consulting is a PCC-level certified Life and Leadership Coach from Coach-for-life, Inc., USA. A former Head, ...