Mental Health Conversations

#MyMannDay – I am still scared to be body shamed

#MyMannDay – I am still scared to be body shamed

I was body shamed in 5th Std by being called "Moti Maharani" because I used to be a little plump....
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#MyMannDay – Liberate: My OCD Fighter

#MyMannDay – Liberate: My OCD Fighter

I have had OCD since I was in the 8th grade. It did not come gradually- at least that's not...
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#MyMannDay – The ‘invisible’ disability

#MyMannDay – The ‘invisible’ disability

I am an adult with Asperger's. I was diagnosed at the age of 28. Till then it was one hell...
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#MyMannDay – Battle with Bullying

#MyMannDay – Battle with Bullying

Throughout my school life up until 7th grade I used to look like this. It made me feel good but...
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#MyMannDay – The importance of time in healing me

#MyMannDay – The importance of time in healing me

I was in 7th grade when I got the taste of real depression and loneliness for the first time. Due...
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#MyMannDay – Expressing feelings through words, always

#MyMannDay – Expressing feelings through words, always

After being sexually abused at the age of 14, life has not been easy in anyway shape or form. Generalized...
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#MyMannday – Fight for your lovely life, Fight for yourself

#MyMannday – Fight for your lovely life, Fight for yourself

Depression in LGBTQ community is usually rooted in discrimination and victimization from childhood & adolescence. Depression & Anxiety Disorder is...
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#MyMannDay – Counting Colours

#MyMannDay – Counting Colours

Art has always been a release for me- ever since I was a kid. I enjoyed the calm it would...
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Striking The Right Balance – The Women Of 21st-Century

Striking The Right Balance – The Women Of 21st-Century

The women of today are no longer bound by the rigid pull of patriarchy. They demand an equal stance and...
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#MyMannDay – Belief is magic! You are the magician!

#MyMannDay – Belief is magic! You are the magician!

Biting nails, revision after revision, and fear of not performing up to the mark! Phew, exam struggle is real! Back...
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#MyMannDay – Life is too small to squander it away!

#MyMannDay – Life is too small to squander it away!

Hi! Let's try and be brief here - sometime around when I was 20-21, I just disintegrated. It was horrible,...
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#MyMannDay – Face to Face with your Inner Strength

#MyMannDay – Face to Face with your Inner Strength

To be honest, it takes a lot of energy to accept and get out of that state where you are...
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#MyMannDay – Speak your ‘Art’ out!

#MyMannDay – Speak your ‘Art’ out!

I have had my own share of ups and downs just like every other person and I think I have...
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#MyMannDay – The environment around is what matters

#MyMannDay – The environment around is what matters

I was born in an era where talking about mental health issues was considered utter nonsense. People would call people...
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#MyMannDay – Whistling Words

#MyMannDay – Whistling Words

My poems are just the way I express my feelings. I am a very introvert person when it comes to...
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#MyMannDay – Voicing your thoughts!

#MyMannDay – Voicing your thoughts!

Suddenly I would start trembling, crying for no reason. I would just go numb, unable to speak or explain what...
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#MyMannDay – Talk it Out!

#MyMannDay – Talk it Out!

I have always felt that it’s okay for people to change with time and gradually adapt themselves to the situations...
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#MyMannDay – Allow yourself to Heal

#MyMannDay – Allow yourself to Heal

Personally, realising the triggers has been a battle. What affects me and why it affects me the way it does,...
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#MyMannDay – Poetic Expressions

#MyMannDay – Poetic Expressions

My poems are just the way I express my feelings. I am a very introvert person when it comes to...
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#MyMannDay – Colouring away stress!

#MyMannDay – Colouring away stress!

Starting on an absolute honest note, I am not sure what good mental health means, but I sure can think...
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‘Relived Trauma’ Of MeToo

‘Relived Trauma’ Of MeToo

Those who may have resolved, buried or moved on beyond their trauma may sometimes have rekindling of it, either when...
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General
Long Term Psychological Trauma Of MeToo

Long Term Psychological Trauma Of MeToo

If the actual or perceived trauma of an event that has happened continues for some time, it may lead to...
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How To Deal With Psychosocial Trauma Of MeToo

How To Deal With Psychosocial Trauma Of MeToo

The volcanic eruptions of the MeToo movement have singed many who have been accused of sexual misconduct.  However, the lava...
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Psychosocial Strategies for Healing of Sexual Harassment Victims #MeToo

Psychosocial Strategies for Healing of Sexual Harassment Victims #MeToo

• If you are going through a situation where a perosn’s speech, gestures or touch are being offensive, it is...
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Gender-based colours in toys can spur harmful stereotypes

Gender-based colours in toys can spur harmful stereotypes

The colour discrimination in the toys can manipulate the idea of gender roles set by the society in children at a tender age. Once a child learns about a specific gender identity, their behaviour can be guided by the standards set as being appropriate for their specific sex.
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News
Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams

Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams

Cambridge University research shows technique helps to build resilience among undergraduates even in periods of high stress.
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Can food change your mood?

Can food change your mood?

The link between food and diabetes, heart disease and obesity is well known, but can what you eat also affect your mental wellbeing?
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Emotional Health + Well-Being
Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Turning Lemons into Lemonade

Research shows hardiness is the key to the resiliency for not only surviving, but also thriving, under stress. Hardiness enhances performance, leadership, conduct, stamina, mood and both physical and mental health.
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Emotional Health + Well-Being
Men: A Different Depression

Men: A Different Depression

Psychologists try to help men get help, open up.
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Depression/Other Disorders