2020 has been nothing short of an absolute disaster and hence, it is no surprise that morale is at an all-time low. Feelings of hopelessness, anxiety and sadness are quickly settling in and any kind of motivation is hard to come by. However, various creative arts such as dance, poetry, music and writing can help […]
What is Art Therapy? The technique through which art is used as a medium to explore thoughts and emotions. It helps to reduce and resolve anxiety and stress. Art Therapy fosters self esteem and enhances social skills. Art Therapy is often misunderstood. Let’s debunk 5 myths about Art Therapy. Art therapy is for Artists. Art […]
The nationwide lockdown has been extended, yet again. The days almost seem to blur into one, distinguishable only by the sheer number of hours that we spend relentlessly dreading about whether the world as we know it will ever be the same again. As each day in isolation passes, we try to reflect on ourselves, […]
Often times it can feel like celebrities are better than the common people. It is common to feel like nothing bad can happen to them or that they don’t struggle in life. However, even celebrities can get cancer, just like anyone else. The following are the stories of seven celebrities who have fought cancer and […]
Often times, when we do something for ourselves, it is considered selfish. Growing up it is common to be taught to take care of other people and put others first. However, when it comes to our mental and emotional health, these types of actions of neglecting yourself to put others first can have huge consequences. […]
7 ways you can use your expressive art skills to heal yourself! Btw you don’t necessarily need to have skill to get healed!
Healing is a journey that begins within. It is only inside of ourselves do we find serenity, joy, acceptance, and peace. The question is, how exactly do we go about this? Where do we start? Where is the roadmap that points to our wounds, and leads to our healing? Too often we hear solutions […]
People say that life is precious. We speak of its temporary, yet beautiful nature, and how we use the time during to learn lessons and experience love. I believe sometimes life forces us to forget this, only that so we may remember. My name is Namrata, and I am happy. Today I experience a […]
We need support, not stigma. How do we end the stigma around mental illness and start talking about it?
The birth of support is derived from education through the hands of connection. There is a revolution of awareness towards mental health and mental health stigmas occurring globally. Each country is adapting to this change at its own pace. As for India, we are adapting slower than the rest. However, this is not inherently […]
Being a cancer caregiver is not an easy job, and it feels good to be appreciated. When you are having a day when you just aren’t sure that you can carry on, find an affirmation from and repeat it to yourself, because no matter what, you can do it. 1). “I am a good […]
It takes a village to raise a child. Cancer, in some ways, strips patients of their independence and brings them back to the feeling of being helpless, like a child. It takes a loving and caring family to bring upon the healing that is necessary to see remission and longevity for the patient. It takes […]