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In this section, find articles, reviews, art work, poems, interviews, resources and professional services on mental health & wellness by Feminism in India.

depression

Depression And Its Value In Each Moment And Step

In the present scenario, where there is increasing alienation and isolation, depression appears to be a foghorn, imploring someone to keep an eye out for those wielding the storm.
self-harm

Self-Harm, Mental Pain And Coping In Order To Live

My deliberate infliction of self-harm is my way to block mental pain. It is my way to cope with heartaches.
औरतों की मानसिक स्वतंत्रता से होगा सशक्तिकरण | Feminism In India

औरतों की मानसिक स्वतंत्रता से होगा सशक्तिकरण

भारतीय पितृसत्तात्मक समाज में मानसिक-वैचारिक स्वतंत्रता मिलना इतना आसान भी तो नहीं है क्योंकि यहाँ आदर, सम्मान और औरत-मर्द के नामपर तो कई सारी परम्पराएं और काम गिनवा दिए जाते हैं, जिन्हें विशेष रूप से औरतों पर ही लागू किया जाता है|
This Mental Health First Aid Kit Will Help You Help Someone With Mental Illness

This Mental Health First Aid Kit Will Help You Help Someone With Mental Illness

When a person has an acute physical illness, it can be addressed in the short-term with first aid treatments. But did you know, there is also a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) that aids mental health issues?
Symbiosis School

A Denial Of Psychological Abuse At Symbiosis School For Liberal Arts

The Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts needs to remember the promises it made to students as a ‘liberal arts’ institute.
MINDs

In Conversation With MINDs Foundation: Eliminating Stigma Around Mental Illness

The MINDs Foundation is an organization committed to eliminating the stigma surrounding mental illness through education.
endorphins

Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Endorphins – Part 4

Endorphins, also powerful neurotransmitters, are part of our survival mechanism flooding us with fight-or-flight impulses.
Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Serotonin – Part 3

Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Serotonin – Part 3

Serotonin is our built-in stabilizer: a confidence chemical and neurotransmitter that boosts a sense of safety, self-esteem and wellbeing.
oxytocin

Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Oxytocin – Part 2

Touch and warmth stimulate the oxytocin hormone, which helps in reducing fear, isolation and facilitates human interaction.
Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Dopamine – Part 1

Chasing Happily Ever After On My Own With Dopamine – Part 1

Dopamine is our motivation molecule; our pleasure centre and reward chemical rolled into one quick thrill.

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