Self-help technique to cope with stress and anxiety

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 6, Mental Health

Considering the Pandemic and the overall hectic lifestyle of the 21st Century, Stress has become a rather frequent guest for almost everyone. Stressors or factors that contribute to stress range from a mild convenience in our day-to-day life to Traumatic experiences. One factor that very often overlaps with stress is anxiety. The uneasiness and the unpleasant feelings of nervousness worry …

Sex education: When and how?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 6, Mental Health

Sex education remains a foreign concept in many parts of India. Both parents and teachers do little to educate children about sex and other related subjects. There is also a common misconception that sex education only concerns reproduction and sex organs, despite the fact that it is much more. Before we get into when should we start sex education, let’s …

We Shall Overcome

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 6, Mental Health

“Think Positive, Be Positive, Speak Positive”… Yes we know … and yet, it’s an uphill task, especially when we are in the eye of the storm and all we see and feel is darkness. It’s just an irritating advice. Yet, deeper in our hearts we know that it’s always good-over-evil and that ‘two negatives cannot make a positive’. So what’s …

How To Reprogram Your Mind

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 6

Mind is the product of our brain through which we think and conceive ideas, thoughts, feelings, and intelligence. Many people are unable to keep their mind in a systematic paradigm and mind goes astray because they feel that their mind is chattering which always bothers them. Their thoughts shift back to past and future imaginations. But the question is why …

Women at Work: To be liked or to succeed?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 6, Organizational Culture

The conversation around the experience of women in the workplace is not new. From being confined to the household walls to the rise of female-led companies, we have come a long way (and still have a long way to go ahead!). Despite the much-needed increase in representation, women are still a minority in most workplaces and face many challenges on …

Psychology of Instability: A paradigm change

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 5

Nothing remains untouched in pandemic times including the discipline of Psychology. If we look back in time, we find that psychologists in India have played many key roles since the last century. Contributions have been made in different life spheres ranging from sports to defence. Industrial and service organizations have been the hot seat of actions. In these organizations, psychologists …

Yes, I am perfect!!!

iibp-admin Anveshan, Issue 5, Mental Health

Mark Twain once said, “The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.” He couldn’t be more right. If you finally accept yourself and your vulnerabilities, your life will be much more liberating. Self-acceptance means accepting your whole self without any kind of judgment. This includes your weaknesses and your quirky, difficult parts, the ones that you probably try …

Do you remember what you want to forget?

Team IIBP Anveshan, General Psychology, Issue 5

Life is made up of moments and memories. Some moments and memories are so special that all it takes is a small sensory cue to take one to a different timeline of one’s life. This is often captured by the expression ‘madeleine de Proust one of the key passages in Marcel Proust book ‘In search of lost time when a …

Positive Organisations

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 3, Issue 4, Organizational Development

The impact of work on general wellbeing of an individual has always been a subject of occupational psychology but in recent times it has widely been explored by the positive psychology paradigm. It proposes that questions about what goes right, what gives life, what inspires and what is experienced as good, in addition to what is problematic and difficult in …