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What I learned when I attended a workshop on relationships | Image

What I learned when I attended a workshop on relationships

We’ve all grown up assuming that our relationships with our friends, family, and romantic partners will be smooth. If two people love and care about each other, things between them are bound to be good, right?...

June 7, 2019 Read More

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Recognizing emotional abuse

A guest post. Pull Quotes: "The key to understanding emotional abuse therefore, lies in checking the extent of negative impact a person has on one’s psyche." "Does a dynamic make one feel lesser every time there is an exchange?...

May 30, 2019 Read More

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health | Image

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health

Jugaad - A Little Book of Know-hows from Young People about Mental Health Jugaad is a little book on mental health shaped by the lived experiences of 14 really powerful voices by young people, which is curated by Yashna Vishwanathan and has drawings by Ananya Broker Parekh....

May 22, 2019 Read More

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MhWHY

Over the past year, I was working with women situationed in a fragile, perilous situation, one that people without privilege so often find themselves in. This was in a therapeutic context, & the first thing to hit me when I went in there, was that their ‘needs’ could not be more removed from the so-called domain of mental health....

March 21, 2019 Read More

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A collection of pieces

O K A Y There’s no answer to whether it is a good thing or a bad thing to be merely okay. On some days, that’s all we have. We have to make do....

March 21, 2019 Read More

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Wither away slowly

Trigger Warning: Mentions of self-harm & death.

March 10, 2019 Read More

Introducing the Buddy System by The Plane Jar | Image

Introducing the Buddy System by The Plane Jar

Under our Mental Health Campaign, we provide aid to people in many ways such as counselling, support group and the buddy system. So, what is the Buddy System? The Buddy System is an initiative started by The Plane Jar in order to provide emotional support to whoever needs it....

March 7, 2019 Read More

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A bright red sticky note

Trigger Warning: Mentions of depression.

March 6, 2019 Read More

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Fresh start

A guest post. Trigger Warning: Mentions of battling an anxiety disorder.

March 6, 2019 Read More