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Mental illness is a growing concern across the world. With advancements in technology, could artificial intelligence (AI) provide a solution to this problem?
Artificial intelligence has already been used in various applications, from self-driving cars to virtual assistants. However, recently, artificial intelligence has gained interest in the mental health field.
This article will explore this concept further.
Merriam-Webster defines a people pleaser, as “a person who has an emotional need to please others, often at the expense of his or her own needs or desires.”
People-pleasing is a state of mind where individuals convince themselves that pleasing others is much more important than their own happiness.
As we currently pass the first anniversary of the COVID-19 and then learn, there could be two more mutations possible, making it even more contagious even though the previous 12 months have been arduous for most of us. Who hasn’t felt anxious during this period?
Have you ever heard of a woman who found out that she had cancer, and instead of succumbing to her unfortunate situation, she spent most of her days watching comedy films? Months later, she was pleasantly surprised to learn that her tumours had gone.
There are many anecdotes about how positivity has turned things around for those who are dealing with health issues, even terminal ones like cancer. Today, many scientific studies are also showing evidence that emotional health can affect a person’s physical health and longevity.
No doubt, we have all known someone whose personality does not seem to be consistent; they have these extreme mood swings where one day they seem “high” with a kind of hyper-energy and another day they are down in the dumps, moody, depression.
Sometimes you feel as if you don’t know where you stand with them because even the words they speak can be one thing on one day, but a completely different thing on another day. It might not even have occurred to you that these people might well be manic depression.