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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition caused by a traumatic or horrifying event.
Emotional labour in India seeps deep within the community on the pretext of respect, gratitude, humility, religion or maintaining harmony.
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 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.
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?