Homesickness and loneliness

Mental Health and Journalists: The Messenger’s Trauma

Articles Ask the Experts

By Scherezade Siobhan “Now, there is a distinct feeling of endlessness. It is neither good nor bad, it just seems to be this permanent lack of feeling. I am perpetually numb.” B slumps into the chair like a shorn kite as they relate the story of the FIR against Pawan Jaiswal. Jaiswal is a reporter […]

Panel Discussion on Suicide Prevention

Event Listing: Delhi Panel Discussion on Suicide Prevention

Events Mental Health

Event Listing: Delhi Hi, anyone who is free or interested in joining us in an event to discuss suicide prevention (American Centre, KG Marg + more info below), please do register!   Friends in Delhi, this promises to be an engaging & important panel discussion on #suicideprevention with some fantastic panelists. 19th September, 6-8PM at […]

Comics for Mental Health

Affirmations: Goodbye Anxiety

Affirmations Comics for Mental Health

By Adwaita Das       Words are powerful. Hence songs are popular. But one can listen to instrumental music and affirm to oneself of loving peace. Let the affirmations be lyrics. Even when surrounded by cacophony, one can plug into this manner of musical meditation. Flow with music. Flow like music. And, sing farewell […]

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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

Affirmations Comics for Mental Health

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

Articles Ask the Experts

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

Affirmations Comics for Mental Health

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

Amrita Tripathi Articles

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). […]