Keeping Mental Health in check during the PANDEMIC

Dishaa Sinha Mental Health

The ongoing pandemic has changed everybody’s life to a great extent. We are facing new challenges everyday, even for minor day to day tasks. People’s education, career, almost everything is in hold and they don’t know what the future holds for them. This is a time of uncertainty. Uncertainty can lead to a lot of problems as we tend to …

Unpaid Internships in India: Does the Learning Outcome and Experience Equate to a Stipend?

Team IIBP General Psychology

Abstract Internships in India are now gaining more momentum than ever. Often prioritizing them over academics and grades, students today are in competition to obtain internships and make their resumes and profiles more attractive. Due to this, the number of internships on offer is rising, many of them being of an unpaid nature where interns receive no stipend for the …

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

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 …

Navigating the Uncertain Times.

Team IIBP Mental Health

Let me tell the story of the farmer and his donkey. It is an old story which I am sure is known to most.A farmer had an old donkey who fell into a well. Since the farmer thought that the donkey had had outlived its usefulness, he to leave it there and cover the well with sand so that it …

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 …

How depression affects work performance?

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 4, Mental Health

कभी खुद्द पे कभी हालात पे रोना आया …., मेरा जीवन कोरा कागज कोरा ही रह गया …., दुननया बनाने वाले क्या तेरे मन में समाई … काहे को दुननया बनाई…!!!!! Some of you might have heard these sad songs that depict a state of mind of a person, which we can easily identify as Depressive. As a layperson, we …

SELF-REFLECTION DURING COVID PANDEMIC.

Team IIBP Anveshan, Issue 4, Mental Health

Who would have thought that the world would come to this? As covid pandemic is sweeping the world, we as individuals in the extended human world are living through this crisis together. And this global crisis is affecting every person’s daily life. There are plenty of things happening worldwide- series of lockdown, border closures, economic and social disruption, impact on …