Comics for Mental Health

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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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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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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Art for Mental Health: You are Unique and the World Needs You

  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 by Adwaita Das Disclaimer: […]

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Your Stories: How the Urdu Ghazal became ‘Therapy’ for Me

By Ilina Acharya Part of my healing and recovery process, which in my case is managing my anxiety and learning coping skills, is finding new forms of therapy for myself. This is not an alternative to clinical therapy; by ‘therapy’ here, I mean self-care. Clinical Therapy is also a form of self-care and a safe […]

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