Simplifying the Queer Spectrum

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The word “queer” was originally used as a derogatory term for the members of the LGBTQIA ++ community. Over the years, it has been adopted as a term of empowerment and celebration of the community. By the dictionary, “queer” means something that is unclear and away from normal. While most of us have heard the […]

8 ways schools can promote mental wellness


What is Mental Health?    The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as “ a state of mental well-being that enables people to cope with the stresses of life, realize their abilities, learn well and work well, and contribute to their community. Some of the areas that mental health has an impact on are: […]

5 ways to help your students when they’re going through body shaming

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What Is Body-Shaming?  Body shaming happens when one person makes fun of or mocks someone’s physical appearance. It can also occur when someone is criticizing their appearance. It’s more than just pictures or words- it is harmful to many people.  This can be done in-person or online and can take place through photos and videos […]

Top 6 ways to cope with exam stress


A little stress can be helpful because it can motivate us to get things done. But a lot of stress is a problem. Coping with exam stress can be a difficult thing to do. We know this because numerous school and university students seek help for studies-related mental health concerns. So we’ve got a few […]

Top 5 reasons for bullying

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Why do children bully others? Yeh samajhane ke lie ki doosaron ko dhamakaane vaale bachche kee madad kaise kee jae, aur jo badamaashee kar rahe hain, bully ke vyavahaar ko samajhana mahatvapoorn hai.   Anusandhaan se pata chalata hai ki bullying ke peechhe ke kaaran aaveg niyantran kee kamee aur krodh prabandhan ke muddon se […]

4 Signs A Child Is Being Bullied


What is Bullying?  Bullying is seen as repeated aggressive behavior having a power imbalance and the intent for someone to cause harm. Jin bachchon ko dhamakaaya ja raha hai ve aksar khatara aur shaktiheen mahasoos karate hain. It can be verbal and physical bullying or even occur online. It can be when someone hits a […]

3 ways to cope with your first breakup

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Why is it hard to deal with? More often than not, break-ups are tough to deal with. It was the end of a relationship that was important. It was something that made you feel many emotions. When you’ve broken up with someone, you can feel a mix of emotions such as sadness, loss, pain, fear, […]

A Fine Understanding Of Sexual Consent

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Have you ever been in a position where you have been ‘convinced’ to do something you didn’t want to? if yes, I got your back, my friend! This is when consent comes into practice. Consent goes hand in hand with the sentence ‘no means no. Read till the end of the article and emerge a […]

How do I know if I’m having a panic or anxiety attack?


The terms “anxiety attack” and “panic attack” are often used interchangeably because of a few commonly shared symptoms. However, they have differences in intensity and duration.  Kajol’s recent web series “Tribhanga” displays her sleep attacks, Deepika in “Gehraiyaan” shows anxiety attacks whenever she is in an emotional situation or even has suicidal thoughts when she’s […]

What is spiritual therapy – How does that work?


India is well-known for its spiritual traditions such as yoga, meditation, reiki, pranic healing and so on. These practices are believed to play a role in the attendance of inner peace or “moksha prapti” and even “nirvana”. Does that mean I need to sacrifice everything, become a “sanyasi” or “sadhu” to attend this state?  Absolutely […]