Childhood Physical Activity Has Implications For Later Physical And Mental Health

Playing a sport is a great way for children to take a break from academics and release pent-up energy. Regular sports and exercise activities have been shown to benefit kids not just physically but also socially and psychologically, which makes their lives richer and happier. A study suggests that young boys who do sports tend … Read more

Celebrate The Positives And Empower Children’s Mental Health

When children are free to make small mistakes and are appreciated for their positives, their self-esteem and confidence take new heights. It fosters a mindset that encourages them to try new things and tackle problems in future. According to a study, training teachers to focus on positive conduct and avoid jumping to correct minor disruptions … Read more

Music Develops Neural Brain Networks Of Premature Babies

In the Mahabharata, Abhimanyu (Arjun’s son) is said to have learned a war skill (entering the Chakravyuh) when he was in the womb of his mother. Babies in the womb can hear the sounds and voices of their mothers. Their brain networks get stimulated with the input of sound given to them. Even premature babies, … Read more

Emotional Climate Of Parent And Child Helps Youth Through Adolescent Transition Smoothly

A positive and supportive parent-kid environment where children can discuss their problems helps children cope with adolescent stressors in a big way. An adolescent goes through a diversity of experiences due to biological, cognitive, and social changes. Adjustment during adolescence is reflected in identity formation, which often involves exploration followed by commitments to identities. In … Read more

Let kids get rough and sweaty, it’s good for their mental and physical health!

Let go of that excess involvement and control over kids and let them be the way they are. Because when kids are what they are, and get rough, sweaty, and active, it not only boosts their physical health but also protects them against depression. Research shows that being active, getting sweaty, and roughhousing offer more … Read more

Body Image Impact Self Esteem Of Teens; Dissatisfaction Risks Depressive Symptoms

Teens may feel dissatisfied with the way their body looks. This dislike of one’s physical appearance affects up to 61% of teens worldwide. It has been identified as a risk factor for eating disorders, unhealthy behaviours, and poor mental health. In fact, teens who are unhappy with their physical appearance are at significantly heightened risk … Read more

Motherhood and Mental Health: Postpartum Depression Among Indian Moms

Motherhood, often described as a divine journey, paints a picturesque image of bliss, joy, and serene moments. While cradling my own daughter, lost in the depth of her eyes, I felt an overwhelming sense of love. But what many don’t talk about, especially in our Indian context, is the shadow that sometimes looms silently behind … Read more

1 in 6 students have symptoms or impairment for childhood mental disorders

Many times, children go through serious changes in the way they typically learn, behave, or handle their emotions because of which they experience fear, worry, or disruptive behaviour. These symptoms if identified at an early stage can be supported with effective treatment. A CDC study examined mental health symptoms in four different U.S. school districts … Read more

Sing To Your Infants, It Will Strengthen Your Bond With Them

A precious moment in every parent’s life is when their infant responds to a particular rhythm and moves her limbs to the beat. Parents are on cloud nine. Yes, very young children are sensitive to musical rhythm, and this builds social engagement and connection with them. According to a study, engaging infants with a song … Read more

Immune System Plays An Important Role in Development Of Mental Disorders

There is a close relationship between body and brain. If the body stays healthy, mental health is also maintained and visa versa. A new study shows that the infections children contract during their childhood are linked to an increase in the risk of mental disorders during childhood and adolescence. This knowledge expands our understanding of … Read more

Children Can Keep Away From Status-related Bias If The Structure Is Explained Specifically

Explanations shape a child’s world. Children’s perception of status-related bias and response to inequality is influenced by the way causes are explained to them. According to a new study by a group of psychologists, perception of inequality may be influenced by how reasons are communicated to them. The study shares insight into the factors that … Read more

Want to build resilience in your kids? Give them creative training

September 08, 2023; Unhurry Expert Research Team Parents always have a concern about making their children resilient and strong enough to face life’s problems. Here’s the key, creativity lessons during their early school years cultivates their resilience to face real-life problems more smoothly. In a short study, researchers taught students in third, fourth, and fifth … Read more

Parenting Concerns Make Up 39 Percent Of Difference In Quality-of-life Scores For Mothers With Advanced Cancer

Parents will be parents. Even when they are battling with advanced-stage cancer, concerns about their children can impact their emotional well-being and quality of life. According to a recent study, women with advanced cancer’s mental and emotional health are significantly impacted by parenting-related worries. They discovered that a mother’s emotional health was closely related to … Read more

Parents Of Children With Congenital Heart Defects At A Risk Of Psychological Problems

Parents of children with critical congenital heart defects (PCCHDs) may be at high risk for mental health issues. The systematic review of literature which was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests an urgent need for additional research and interventions that can be feasibly delivered in the context of ongoing paediatric cardiac … Read more

Irregular Sleep Patterns In Young Children Associated With Mental Health Issues In Their Teens

Infants and young children who experience irregular sleep routines and frequently wake up at night are likely to be associated with mental health issues during their teenage years. Researchers from the School of Psychology at the University of Birmingham examined questionnaire data from the UK-based Children of the 90s longitudinal research, which was founded almost … Read more