Last year, while some of us found the lockdown a necessary break from the hustle and bustle of the city life, “it's been a mixed bag for people with addiction along with mental health issues that are exacerbated by health concerns, financial worries, isolation and disruption in our daily rhythms,” as said by Anna Lembke, a Stanford Psychiatrist. From a government report, a third of Indian men, ranging from the ages 10 and 75, drink alcohol. “14% Indians are binge drinkers”, says WHO in comparison to the global average of 16%.
Social media platforms are viewed as an invaluable platform for coping, where one can be heard without judgment and feel validated. Here, necessary and dominant human needs are often met with dexterity, sufficiently and calmly, all of which are inexpensive in all sense.
In the strife to be authentic and honing one’s individual experiences, self-disclosure when hastily conceived, poorly timed, or inconsistent, can do us more harm than good.
Trauma often results from a disruption in our ability to make meaning of; or process an event. Collective Trauma, however, is a shared emotional reaction, to a terrible event, over a shared span of time.
We live rich, complex lives with varied interests and continuously evolving personalities—so how can a single digital identity fully represent us?
Reimagining red and green flags in the context of queer intimate relationships
The concept of ‘safe spaces’ emerged as an important activist strategy in the late twentieth-century United States with the rise of queer, feminist, and anti-racism movements
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