Book Shelves for Mental health books

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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Anitya: Understanding Impermanence and Change in a Post-Pandemic World

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 […]

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My Journey with Anxiety: No, It’s Not Nervousness

By Ayushi Khemka A year or two ago, I remember seeing a popular “women-centric digital platform in India” selling their own merchandise, specifically a hoodie with “ANXIETY! ANXIETY! ANXIETY!” written over it in big, bold letters and bright colours. On probing further, I found out that the product description contained words like “quirky” to flesh […]

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Your Stories: From Jabalpur to Delhi, Physical to Mental Health and Back Again

By Amrita Tripathi A couple of months ago, I had the good fortune of being sent an advance copy of a manuscript titled It’s All in Your Head, M by Manjiri Indurkar. I couldn’t put it down, once I started reading, and that’s as much to do with the moving story — a very personal one […]

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