Crisis Mode On: Why We Need a Reality Check

Take a minute to take stock of some of the emotions you’ve been feeling. Maybe it’s been an emotional roller-coaster, and you’re finding it harder than ever to regulate those emotions – you may see-saw between fear, stress, feeling helpless and feeling overwhelmed. You may feel a constant and vague ‘tension’, you may even notice […]

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Why are You Here: What is The Health Collective?

The Health Collective is a place for stories, original reportage, art and comics around Mental Health and Mental Illness, from an India lens. Edited by journalist and writer Amrita Tripathi (that’s me), the site is meant to be a safe space, a harbour for us to think about, examine, talk about and excavate some complicated […]

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Can Understanding Impermanence Help us Cope with Life?

With Indians daily battling stigma and many misconceptions when it comes to Mental Health, Gayatri Jayaraman shares some of what she believes to be key to a mind-spirit-body practice, what meditation has to do with it, and why understanding and accepting impermanence and change may be critical to making peace with our day to day life.

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Health Collective Talks: The Death of an Office and other Covid-19 stories

What is the biggest change going to be to your work-life in the after (Covid-19) times? We speak to Anindita Chatterjee, a senior content director at Radio Mirchi, speaking here in her personal capacity as a Mental Health Advocate, on her concerns about the death of the office, what it’s meant for our work lives, […]

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