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Blog posts March 2017

Ask the Teens: The Insta Generation

Amrita Tripathi

Part I of this piece is here.

And while I was initially attempting to do a story on how parenting has changed in this digital age, given the pressure to always be 'on', and look good while you're at it, I essentially got schooled by a couple of teenagers on how all-encompass…

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Dating in the Digital Era, Teenage Style

Amrita Tripathi

We're used to talking about the stress that teenagers face due to exams, but what about the impact of the Digital Age? And relationships at this fraught age? Not just on teens, but parents, and the entire family unit? Well, it was a quote from child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr …

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Ask the Experts: Is Pseudoscience Setting You Back?


Science is the ability to deal with facts, rather than what someone says about people, situations or things. Yes I know this is a rather simplistic way of defining science but from a perspective of emotional wellness, it by and large suffices. And pray why do I wish to talk about science when …

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Atticus...on Anxiety

We're talking anxiety ... and coping. (With thanks to @Atti_cus for sharing so openly and honestly.)


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Your Stories: More Than Just the Blues -- Life With Post-Partum Depression

By Prerna Uppal


It’s b…

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Your Stories: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Depression

By Shubhrata Prakash

My first experience of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) was a brief but promising one. When I was first diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), in 2011, I was put on anti-depressants and my psychiatrist did some counselling for me. However, that left many gaps in m…

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