It’s time to bid 2021 goodbye – instead of hustling till the last second, let’s think of giving ourselves a breather, and time to rest. Affirmation by Adwaita Das for The Health Collective
By Adwaita Das In situations of distress or panic, we often reduce our breathing. But, to breathe is one of the best tools of self-soothing. It oxygenates the body, detoxifying the blood, airing out the brain, opening windows of fresh thought, channelising both mental and physical relaxation. It does NOT help to be told to […]
Author Daman Singh set out on an ambitious quest to research and understand India’s journey in the mental healthcare space — from the ‘lunatic asylums’ of the 18th century, to the emergence of a more scientific and humane approach in the early 20th century.
We all need encouragement and appreciation, validation and support. Will we allow ourselves to accept it, though is the question.
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.
By Gayatri Jayaraman The practice of embracing change happens in the face of those who make a virtue of its opposite – constancy. It’s what will keep you standing when change hurtles down the lane at you and the skittles begin to fall. And it will. From 2016 onwards, bestselling author Amish has faced one […]
By Adwaita Das You are unique and wonderful. You are worthy of all that is good. You deserve to be loved just the way you are. I see you. I see myself too. For the inner self as well, this love holds true. Also our planet Earth and precious Nature, I see you, I see […]
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By Adwaita Das Loneliness can be a need for more compassion. We are allowed to choose who is in our lives. We are allowed to surround ourselves with loving relationships of all kinds. Just as the flowers bloom with nourishment, so too the humans blossom with support and understanding. Let us open ourselves to creating connections […]
Here is part two of Tsuki’s journey. Many of us deal with cognitive distortions that affect usfrom time to time. Artist and designer Shoili Kanungo explores more in this original artwork, a comic strip for The Health Collective