Mental Health in the Workplace

With the quarantine in full effect, Some of us have been working from our beds - the line between home and work completely blurred. Some others have a little too much family time and work has been their escape. And, for yet many more the pandemic has cost them their jobs and uncertainty looms like... Continue Reading →

How to Be a Good Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

The world is a beautiful place, filled with people of different age, race, religion, economic class, able-bodied status, gender, sexual orientation, etc. These infinite identities, in their various combinations, are the ones that make our everyday experiences unique and powerful. In the case of gender and sexual orientation, over time, our ideologies have become conditioned... Continue Reading →

The Silent Crisis

TRIGGER WARNING: MENTIONS OF SUICIDE   There is no right way to begin talking about something like this. And that is exactly why it should be talked about; because conversations surrounding mental health issues are uncomfortable, need vulnerability and most importantly take a damning amount of courage.  You see, the fight against the stigmas surrounding... Continue Reading →

Talking to someone who is suicidal

Talking about suicide is never easy.  While you might want to help, it is important to first ensure that you are comfortable talking about it; if you’re not, it is bound to reflect in the conversation. If talking about suicide makes you feel uneasy, then it’s a good time for you to reflect and ask... Continue Reading →

The road to Self-Love

The road to accepting your own self is a long and tedious one for everyone. But for those who wake up every morning to continue their battle against mental health issues, the road can look endless. But that is the essence of it, there is no end to this journey. We learn how to become... Continue Reading →

Of Courage and Cowardice

Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide and self harm  “I’m sorry that I’m such a coward.”   It was a WhatsApp text from a very close friend that I’m not sure was really meant to be sent, because it got deleted in a few seconds.  I was just about to question the meaning behind it, when the... Continue Reading →

A Look into Copycat Suicides

Trigger Warning: Mentions of Suicide and Self-harm We might have probably heard of the word ‘copycat’ for the first time in the playground. This childish word being associated with a deathly term ‘suicide’ calls for a serious understanding. To briefly explain, A person is said to attempt copycat suicide if he is influenced by the... Continue Reading →

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