When the societal pressures for success become unbearable, over a million Japanese youth escape by confining themselves to their rooms. This phenomenon has been referred to as Hikikomori. Hikikomori is seen as a culture-bound disorder and is characterised by similar traits to social anxiety and agoraphobia. However, it is a completely unique situation as the causes of … Continue reading The Hikikomori: Japans Lost Generation
We have all experienced this negative state of mind. While embarrassment might be an inevitable aspect of life, there are various ways through which one can control this type of emotion. Simply put, embarrassment is the state of mind that comes about when one fails at a particular task, venture, opportunity or event. The embarrassment … Continue reading How to Overcome Embarrassment?