Book Shelves for Mental health books

The Unbearable Lightness of Being Young: A Debut Novel

The following is from The Worlds Within You by Shreya Ramachandran, excerpted with permission from Penguin Random House India. You can read an e-interview with author Shreya Ramachandran #comingsoon. “Did Sam remember all this? Did she tally my life decisionsand actions like they were marks in a game of Scrabble? Howfar back did everyone’s memory […]

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Alone in the Crowd: Here’s What You Need to Know about Urban Loneliness

Alone in the Crowd: Overcoming Loneliness of Urban Living is a new book out by Dr Samir Parikh and Kamna Chhibber. Read an excerpt here and check out our e-interview with the authors. Can you share more on this phenomenon of urban loneliness? Dr. Samir Parikh: Urban loneliness is a pervasive reality characterising urban city […]

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It’s Not Just the Pandemic: Understanding Urban Loneliness

In a city high-rise, sitting in the balcony on the 25th floor, sipping tea, you look out into the horizon, city lights glimmering in the distance, cars fading away as they rush across the highway. You are surrounded by silence though you can hear the faint noises of the horns honking on the road. You […]

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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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