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Meet the Community Leaders: Amul Joshi of MINDS Foundation

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The Health Collective kicks off a series focusing on community leaders working on mental health awarness in the country. Here are excerpts of an interview by Vandita Morarka with the Bhavnagar, Gujarat-based Amul Janakrai Joshi, director, The MINDS Foundation-India. The MINDS (Mental illness and Neurological Disorders) Foundation is a not-for-Profit working in the field of […]

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Affirmations: Bye, Bye Anxiety

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By Adwaita Das     Remember, breathing is the key – the key to channelising the universe within us and around us. Breathing is the key to everything we want to let go of and everything we wish to have. Breathing exercises and affirmations can be done in any place or situation. When anxiety attacks, […]

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Ask the Experts: Infertility and Mental Health

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By Dr Michelle Frank  India ranks second in a list of the most populous countries around the world but paradoxically, fertility rates have been falling steadily over the past couple of years. The total fertility rate was recorded at an all-time low in 2017 at 2.2, from about 4.5 in 1981, according to The Economic […]

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तनाव बढ़ रहा हो तो इन बातों का रखें ख़्याल

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कामना छिब्बर अपनी आदतों में बदलाव लाकर भी हम तनाव से काफ़ी हद तक बच सकते हैं, कैसे जानना चाहेंगे आप.  ज़िंदगी है तो तनाव भी होगा. इसे यूं भी कह सकते हैं तनावों से घिरा ही जीवन होता है. जीवन में तरह तरह की चुनौतियां हमारे सामने आती हैं. जब बात संबंधों और रिश्तों […]

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Affirmations: I Am Safe

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By Adwaita Das   Fear can cause extreme distress in daily life. And the news is full of fear. But remember, things are getting better. Each of us is making the world a more loving place. Each act of self love manifests wellness in one’s surroundings. When feeling anxious, breathe deeply, and affirm “I am […]

Five Years in, Sheroes Helpline Aims for High Empathy, Deep Impact

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Amrita Tripathi We spent some time this summer looking up stress and other helplines that are operational in India, and will be taking a closer look at how these helplines function, as well as other insights they can share. Here are excerpts of an e-interview  with Sairee Chahal, Founder-CEO of SHEROES (a women-only social network). […]

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Affirmations: I Let Go of Guilt and Doubt

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By Adwaita Das     Doubt and guilt are so deeply ingrained in social systems; they can hound us and disrupt our entire lives. It is time to let go of doubt and guilt. It is time to truly step into the magnificent power of being our confident selves. Affirm the above to release limitedness […]

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डिप्रेशन के बारे में कितना कुछ जानते हैं आप, एक्सपर्ट से समझिए

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मीरा हरन अल्वा भारत में डिप्रेशन वर्ल्ड हेल्थ आर्गेनाइजेशन की संस्था वर्ल्ड मेंटल हेल्थ की मदद से हुए अध्ययन के मुताबिक क़रीब 36% भारतीय अपने जीवन में कभी ना कभी बहुत ज़्यादा डिप्रेशन में होते हैं. जब एक तिहाई से ज़्यादा आबादी इस समस्या की चपेट में हो तो इस समस्या के बारे में जानना और दूसरों […]

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Young Voices: A Letter from a Law Student on Life, Stress and Being There

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By Sukirti Agrawal I am writing this letter to remind you how much I care for you. You are a gem and I am here for you. This letter is a gentle reminder for our loneliness. I hope for it to relieve you and make you feel strong; for you to feel free to dance […]