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Mental Health, Failure, Results, Exam stress

CBSE Results and Exam Strain: Do not despair. Failing an exam is not failing in life

It is time society takes collective responsibility on reshaping the narrative of students' lives and exams, making results separate from young people living their lives. This will help us save some from killing themselves.


 |  Tarar Square  |  8-minute read
Suicide, Depression, Happiness, Mental Health

A giant happy face: This is what might be missing in your life

Many of those who seem to have it all live with a melancholy that is so often so well concealed that it is indiscernible to even those who are around that person.


 |  Passion & compassion  |  7-minute read
Mental Health, Children's health, Scarred children, School System

No More Fears: Why parents must insist schools have a mandatory anti-bullying program

When bullying can lead to as serious consequences as the victim's death, why is society, our schools and even parents turning a blind eye towards it? Is academic success all they care about?


 |  Passion & compassion  |  6-minute read
Psychiatrist, Mental Illness, Depression, Mental Health

Why it’s important to challenge stereotypes around mental illness and ask for help

Are you quick enough to consult a mental health practitioner or discuss with people around you? The answer is a most likely a no.


 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Video Games, GTA, Dcpr

Why India is wrong in calling for a PUBG ban

Authorities have listed PUBG and other games as 'harmful to children'. But they are wrong.


 |  4-minute read
Violence in kashmir, Mental Health, Stress, Kashmir crisis

How violence in Kashmir has cast a long shadow on mental health

An unending cycle of killings coupled with natural disasters has left an entire generation battling serious mental health issues. It is time to address and correct this situation.


 |  6-minute read
Identities, World Mental Health Day, Mental Health, Single stories

World Mental Health Day: Why single stories lead to stigma and stereotyping

[Book extract] To reclaim our stories, we have to stand up to the single story, and find language for the ones rejected as not being good enough and own them.


 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Dementia, World alzheimer's month, Alzheimer's disease

Does one need to get tested for Alzheimer’s Disease if a family member has it?

September is World Alzheimer's Month and here's what you need to know about this disease.


 |  7-minute read
Navratri, Mental Health, Bombay High Court, Noise Pollution

Cut out the noise: What high decibels do to us physically and mentally

It is incumbent upon us to be proactive for our sheer survival - pick up the phone and dial 100 if people play loud music.


 |  4-minute read
Mental Health, Divorce, Gaming disorder, Video game

Fortnite Fever: Are video games now causing divorces?

The highly addictive online multiplayer video game, was cited as a reason for separation in about 200 divorce petitions filed in the UK in 2018.