Affirmations on the Health Collective

An Affirmation For Us Right Now: I Am Enough

By Adwaita Das Affirmation by Adwaita Das for The Health Collective “Yes, we are enough. Just as we are, we are enough. One can give oneself the assurance, appreciation and validation that the self wants, wishes and needs. Compassionate self-talk is healthy. Showing oneself support, throughout the journey of one’s growth, provides nourishing empowerment for […]

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Understanding Mental Health: What Isn’t Counselling and What Should We Watch out For? (Tamil)

What isn’t Counselling:There is a misconception that counselling may offer one a fix to their problem, or one will be told what to do. Counselling will be effective only when it is facilitated by a trained therapist. The role of the counsellor is not to judge you, but rather to help you gain a realistic perspective of your concern, and help […]

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Understanding Mental Health: When Should We Go For Counselling?

There is often the misconception that one seeks counselling only when there is the presence of a severe mental illness. Counselling helps in these situations, as well as any issue that is of concern to you, it could be relationship issues, family problems, financial stress, work stress etc. In today’s day and time, we face multiple […]

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HC Now in Tamil

What Do we mean by Mental Health? Tamil Video

About the author: Anne Sureshkumar holds masters degrees in social work and philosophy: guidance and counselling, and is a registered social worker. Raised in Zambia and Nigeria, she has lived largely in the south of India, before moving to Canada.  Anne grew up questioning the alarming socio-economic inequalities and gender biases within present-day societies, which […]

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