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  • Budget 2023 Expectations: Affordable therapy and mental health insurance need of the hour, say experts Jan 29, 2023 06:37 PM IST

    Budget 2023 Expectations: Affordable therapy and mental health insurance need of the hour, say experts

    The main expectation from the Union Budget is of a much greater monetary allocation towards mental health, and National Mental Health Programme in particular

  • Healing Space | What they don’t tell you about harassment and #MeToo complaints Jan 22, 2023 05:58 PM IST

    Healing Space | What they don’t tell you about harassment and #MeToo complaints

    Establish a safe space - where you are trusted, believed and supported with confidentiality, the right kind of mental health, legal and financial support. Then seek an open space (such as social media, the media and other visibility mechanisms).

  • Healing Space | What New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's resignation says about taking back control back Jan 20, 2023 10:44 AM IST

    Healing Space | What New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's resignation says about taking back control back

    Whether you’re prime minister of a country or president of a company, women who gain self-worth want more than work, designation and pay. 

  • Healing Space | Forget New Year resolutions. Set intentions this year Dec 24, 2022 08:42 PM IST

    Healing Space | Forget New Year resolutions. Set intentions this year

    You can get so focused on the action that you forget its driving force: intention. How to set yours.

  • One in four Ukrainians at risk of mental disorder due to conflict - WHO Dec 20, 2022 08:57 PM IST

    One in four Ukrainians at risk of mental disorder due to conflict - WHO

    More severe conditions include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) caused by distressing events. Cases are rising after 10 months of conflict, prompting a separate U.N. agency to launch online support services.

  • 'Cricket had become an escape': Devika Vaidya on transcending loss, mental-health battles with India comeback Dec 18, 2022 03:56 PM IST

    'Cricket had become an escape': Devika Vaidya on transcending loss, mental-health battles with India comeback

    Being an elite cricketer can often be a lonely place. Being one in India, ever more so.

  • Understanding touch starvation — an overlooked side effect of COVID Dec 17, 2022 08:58 PM IST

    Understanding touch starvation — an overlooked side effect of COVID

    The pandemic may be a thing of the past, but its consequences are still in play. Besides people, pets are a wonderful way to experience physical contact.

  • Healing Space | How to break a toxic pattern, at work and in life Dec 17, 2022 07:58 PM IST

    Healing Space | How to break a toxic pattern, at work and in life

    Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is say goodbye to the things that stand in your way.

  • Healing Space | Can you date someone who is in therapy? Dec 10, 2022 08:10 PM IST

    Healing Space | Can you date someone who is in therapy?

    Here's what you should know about dating someone in therapy, pre-marital counselling and seeking couples counselling.

  • AI therapy chatbot triggers debate: ‘It’s trying to gaslight’ Dec 05, 2022 04:21 PM IST

    AI therapy chatbot triggers debate: ‘It’s trying to gaslight’

    Such methods can't address mental health troubles stemming from workplace cultures, warn experts.

  • Healing Space | Perfection is not productivity Dec 03, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    Healing Space | Perfection is not productivity

    As the year comes to a close, look back on the things you tried to perfect, and how they’re not always the things that really got accomplished.

  • Healing Space | Red flags in online dating Nov 19, 2022 09:41 PM IST

    Healing Space | Red flags in online dating

    An abusive relationship is abusive whether it’s online or offline. Here are some warning signs.

  • Healing Space | Digital disruption is disruptive Nov 12, 2022 08:33 PM IST

    Healing Space | Digital disruption is disruptive

    There are no users, only people. And while disruption has become a byword of the tech industry, how much does it affect you?

  • Healing Space | People who believe their own lies Nov 05, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    Healing Space | People who believe their own lies

    Why do some people continue to lie even after being called out and when the truth is clear to everyone around?

  • 5 wellness books by women tell us how to future-proof our body and mind Oct 30, 2022 06:37 PM IST

    5 wellness books by women tell us how to future-proof our body and mind

    Five books this year, including Mallika Sarabhai’s ‘In Free Fall’, show how a combination of science as well as ancient belief systems can unlock post-pandemic healing.

  • Mental health under insurance coverage: How it may help break the taboo Oct 27, 2022 01:39 PM IST

    Mental health under insurance coverage: How it may help break the taboo

    Experts believe that all insurance products covering mental health will help remove the stigma around it and positively influence the health-seeking behaviour of patients

  • Diwali 2022: Why we miss the loved ones we lost more on festival days, and ways to cope Oct 24, 2022 08:50 AM IST

    Diwali 2022: Why we miss the loved ones we lost more on festival days, and ways to cope

    For those coping with the loss of a loved one, finding happiness during festivals can be tough. Grief shaming and comments like 'you should move on now' aren't helpful either.

  • Healing Space | Trading Muhurat Special: Our personal psychology of money Oct 24, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    Healing Space | Trading Muhurat Special: Our personal psychology of money

    Why do some of us just know how to make fruitful investments and some of us don't?

  • Social media & mental health: The good with the bad Oct 16, 2022 06:19 PM IST

    Social media & mental health: The good with the bad

    Seeking help for mental health in India is no longer taboo, thanks in part to social media therapy. However, one needs to be circumspect about such advice.

  • Healing Space | Dealing with grief at work Oct 15, 2022 07:58 PM IST

    Healing Space | Dealing with grief at work

    Grief in one’s professional life is very different from grief in one’s personal life. For one, there is nowhere to put it and few avenues to vent. How to cope.

  • Sorry but no, procrastinating will not boost your creativity Oct 14, 2022 11:24 AM IST

    Sorry but no, procrastinating will not boost your creativity

    Waiting for inspiration to strike is a nice idea but delaying difficult tasks mostly leads to guilt and dread

  • Kapil Dev’s problematic stance on mental health and 5 sportspersons who said it better Oct 13, 2022 11:00 AM IST

    Kapil Dev’s problematic stance on mental health and 5 sportspersons who said it better

    In view of the controversy brewing around Kapil Dev's remarks on mental health, here is a look at five other sportspersons who tackled the topic with more tact, honesty and sensitivity.

  • Kapil Dev slammed for tone-deaf take on pressure, depression: Here’s what sports psychologists say Oct 13, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    Kapil Dev slammed for tone-deaf take on pressure, depression: Here’s what sports psychologists say

    Former skipper Kapil Dev had said that he "doesn’t understand American words like depression and pressure".

  • Workload plus: Why Kapil Dev's mental health comments rankle Oct 11, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    Workload plus: Why Kapil Dev's mental health comments rankle

    "I can’t understand these American words, like ‘pressure’ and ‘depression’," Kapil Dev said at an event.

  • World mental health day: How to help and which organisations to reach out to? Oct 10, 2022 09:21 PM IST

    World mental health day: How to help and which organisations to reach out to?

    Don't ignore mental health signals, if you are feeling anxious or restless, your body will respond by releasing stress hormones, ultimately affecting your physical health