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Affirmations: I Accept Success

By Adwaita Das     We all wish for success. But thanks to social conditioning, we often push it away sub-consciously. Because struggle has forever been glorified. The above affirmation can help prepare the self for success. Success arrives when we really want to accept it from deep inside.   About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. […]

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Rethinking Mental Health

Event Listing: FICCI and Health Collective Partner for Delhi Conference

Join The Health Collective, FICCI, and a host of key stakeholders at a conference on Rethinking Mental Health. Panellists include Dr Achal Bhagat, Dr Amit Sen, Anant Zanane, Anuj Dayal, Dr Ashutosh Dabral, Deepa Singh Bais, Ira Singhal, Rajvi Mariwala, Tasneem Raja, Tanmoy Goswami and many more! Date: October 11, 2019 Time: 9:30 am Venue: […]

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Mental Health and You

Event Listing: Mumbai

We’re curating a space for conversations on mental health, drawing upon the narratives in the book, “Real stories of dealing with Depression” by Amrita Tripathi & Arpita Anand, to reimagine what mental health, self and community care can look like – especially with a focus on the intersections of work and mental health. Date: 2nd […]

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Homesickness and loneliness

Mental Health and Journalists: The Messenger’s Trauma

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 […]

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Panel Discussion on Suicide Prevention

Event Listing: Delhi Panel Discussion on Suicide Prevention

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 […]

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Comics for Mental Health

Affirmations: Goodbye Anxiety

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

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

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

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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