Friday, November 22, 2019

Mental Health & Wellness

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

In Photos: Navigating Through The Politics Of Self-Care

In this essay then, through the use of the visual medium, one seeks to offer a critique of this capitalistic conception and appropriation of self-care.
How To Prioritise Self-Care During The Triggering Time Of #MeToo

Self-Care In The Time Of Rejection | #JustNotInterested

Getting turned down hurts. There is no denying that. But it is rare that we think about the consequent self-care methods we indulge in to heal ourselves and accept a ‘no’ in the healthiest manner possible.
The Often Untold Journeys Of Mental Health Issues In The Kashmir Valley

The Often Untold Journeys Of Mental Health Issues In The Kashmir Valley

With the current crisis in the valley, the emotional and mental health issues are expected to worsen. The imposed curfew have left the valley in a state of increased panic, mistrust, humiliation and constant fear.

International Self-Care Day: How To Care For Yourself In Chaos

Taking care of yourself in chaos is a really difficult thing to do. So let's not try to figure that out just yet. Let's start with this minute. If nothing at all, make this writing your little self-care.

Here Is How You Can Support Someone With OCD

While living with someone who has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD, there is a lot you can do to help by just providing emotional support and listening to them.

PTSD: What It Is And How It Affects Mental Health

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic or horrifying event.
The Prices We Pay: Emotional Labour In Everyday Life

The Prices We Pay: Emotional Labour In Everyday Life

Emotional labour in India seeps deep within the community on the pretext of respect, gratitude, humility, religion or maintaining harmony.
Notes On Being Not Okay

I Don’t Know How To Tell You This But I Haven’t Left Home In...

This piece of writing does not have a happy ending, it does not particularly have a sad ending either. I guess it's just an attempt at being honest about how "not okay" I am.
I Am Not Overthinking, Mother. I Am Depressed.

I Am Not Overthinking, Mother. I Am Depressed.

I don’t think I have slept well in the last 12 months, ever since I moved away. It wasn’t a thunderclap for me to hear from a professional that I was depressed.
Stop Telling People With Depression How To Feel

Stop Telling People With Depression How To Feel

Depression is a debilitating disorder and as of late, it has also become a part of the mainstream conversation. But is the taboo attached to it completely gone?

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Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.