Music and Mental Health

Mental Health and Music: Listen to the Song Andhera

Andhera is quite a beautiful, evocative song about a struggle with mental illness; as we know, it’s also brave to share so openly what it can be like to deal with mental illness in India. We asked the artists, Bluesanova and Lil Todu, to share some of their own journey with us.   Song credits: […]

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Positive Affirmation: I Appreciate Myself

By Adwaita Das     Have you looked in the mirror and told yourself “I love you”? Each one of us is doing so much. We deserve our appreciation. Let’s give ourselves our love and acceptance.   Check out more Affirmations by Adwaita Das on the site and in our new book Young Mental Health […]

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Affirmations in the time of Covid-19: I Allow Myself to Transform

By Adwaita Das     The world is facing enormous changes in industry and lifestyle. We are manoeuvring with new modes of existence. Change can be good. Yes, it can be disorienting. But, we can emerge evolved. It is ok to allow this transformation towards wellness.     Check Out More Affirmations by Adwaita Das […]

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Affirmations in the time of Covid-19: It is Ok To Accept Support

By Adwaita Das     In the face of distress, the people of the planet have united as one. We are here for each other – strangers and beloveds. It is ok to ask for help. These are trying times. It is ok to accept the support we get. Check Out More Affirmations by Adwaita […]

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Your Stories: What Helped Me During Depression

By Ishita Mehra   Views expressed are personal. The Health Collective cannot substitute for expert advice from a trained mental health expert. ALSO READ: YOUR STORIES: BATTLING STIGMA, DEPRESSION AS A YOUNG ADULT About the Author: Ishita is a mental health youth advocate and illustrator. Her work includes writing and illustrating personal stories of people […]

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Affirmations: I Am One With Love

By Adwaita Das   I am one with love. Love is one with me. The love I need is around me and within me. We are love. All is love. Love is the resonating quantum frequency.   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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Affirmations: I Let Go of Envy

By Adwaita Das     Envy causes resentment. And resentment is cancerous. It poisons mental and physical health from within. Let’s let go of envy. Let’s focus on abundance. We can all have wellness. Let’s not get stuck at jealous feelings. Let’s congratulate others and move towards accepting the good stuff for ourselves as well! […]

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