509, 2022

Voyaging Intersectionality

September 5th, 2022|Categories: Human Rights, Psychology|0 Comments

To even build a comprehensive picture of intersectionality, we first need to understand how it functions within the domain of power and powerlessness, how it works within the day-to-day politics of everyday life and from there crystallizes in often unfruitful but sometimes productive policy formulation. This piece employs the recent policy proposition to subcategorize trans-individuals under the 'Other Backward Classes' category; as an example to shed light on the need for a comprehensive understanding of intersectional approaches in policy formulation.

3009, 2021

Exploring Addiction Part II The Addicted Anonymous

September 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Dr. Stanton Peele popularised the notion that an individual can be addicted to not just psychotropic substances alone. His work claims that individuals are dependent on experiences, out of which experiences elicited as a result of reliance on a chemical substance are only scratching the surface.”

3008, 2021

Exploring Addiction Part I Substance use and other battles

August 30th, 2021|Categories: Wellbeing|0 Comments

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%.

1607, 2021

Stories of Indigenous Resilience

July 16th, 2021|Categories: Psychology|0 Comments

For an indigenous community, a cultural practice is a homogeneous identity; It is an heirloom handed down from generation to generation, a legacy of the collective self. Sadly though, Vulnerability (or words synonymous with it) has been the single most used term, particularly when describing the people that belong to the indigenous community. This kitschy mix has stirred the world at large to disregard the resilience, intellect, and dignity the indigenous tribe justly personifies as well.

1307, 2021

A guide to consuming mental health related information online

July 13th, 2021|Categories: Wellbeing|2 Comments

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.  

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