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Affirmations: I Let Go of Pain

By Adwaita Das   Human beings can tolerate incredible pain and get used to it. To let go of the habit of trauma, we can shift into the practice of catharsis. With affirmations, one can begin to release the pattern of pain and step into wellness   About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. Her books Colours of […]

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थेरेपी से कितना फ़ायदा हो सकता है, जानिए

यह आलेख हमारी विस्तृत सिरीज़ अंडरस्टैंडिंग थेरेपी का हिस्सा है.  रत्ना गोलकनाथ थेरेपी लेने का फ़ैसला आसान नहीं होता है, मन में कई तरह के ख़्याल होते हैं. किसी पर भरोसा करें या नहीं, क्या यह समय और पैसों की बर्बादी होगी? जैसे सवाल भी उभरते हैं. इतना ही नहीं यह चिंता भी होती है कि […]

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Affirmations: I am Happy and Healthy

By Adwaita Das     With new diseases being discovered and new products manufactured every day, it is difficult to believe that we can be healthy or happy. Remaining dissatisfied and sick becomes a toxic habit. How many times a day do we recite our problems? The beginning of wellness is the acceptance of wellness. […]

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YouthBol: What’s the Health Wishlist for 1 Lakh Young Indians?

YouthBol, a campaign launched last September by the Centre for Catalysing Change and its partner USAID’s Maternal Child Survival Plan Project, released findings from a poll that reached more than 1 lakh young Indians. The idea was to find out what Young India’s priorities are when it comes to health and well-being. Their press release […]

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Meet the Community Leaders: Apurupa Vatsalya of Bibliotherapy

The Health Collective has kicked 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 Mumbai-based Apurupa Vatsalya, an intersectional feminist and a lawyer-turned-sexuality-educator, writer, researcher and trainer. Vatsalya works in the realm of gender, sexuality, safety, body positivity, […]

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Affirmations: I am Loved and Respected

By Adwaita Das     We all want love and respect. It is but natural. Love are respect are food for the soul and the spirit. Never settle for less. Affirm and claim for oneself, the very best of the best.   About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. Her books Colours of Shadow, 27 Stitches, and Songs of Sanity deal with […]

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Art for Mental Health: Say it Loud, I am Proud of Myself

By Adwaita Das     About the artist: Adwaita is an author-filmmaker-artist. Her books Colours of Shadow, 27 Stitches, and Songs of Sanity deal with mental health awareness. Karon Kolkata Ebong Onyo Golpo, her debut feature film, is ready for release. She is currently creating art to share good vibes, and writing epic sci-fi fantasy to make mindfulness the coolest thing! Check Out Affirmations […]

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Ask the Experts: What’s Troubling our Kids?

वो समस्याएं जो आपके बच्चों-किशोरों को करती है परेशान डॉ. समीर पारिख मैं बीते दो दशक से देश भर में बच्चों के साथ काम कर रहा हूं. फोर्टिस समूह के स्कूल मेंटल हेल्थ प्रोग्राम से जुड़े होने के कारण, हमारी टीम कई स्तरों पर काम करती है. इसमें छात्र, टीचर और पैरेंट्स सबसे बातचीत करना भी शामिल […]

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