How to step out of our bubble and connect with others? This interview with The Curio-city Collective, an online platform on well-being and inter-connectedness in Indian cities gives us some insights.
During the lockdown, we are often hard on ourselves. This article explains how to empower ourselves through self-compassion, and how this can be especially useful for sports-people.
It seems that, as people with privilege, we inhabit a different world than the migrant workers stranded in the lock down. Yet, our lives are inter-connected, and recognising this is essential in the pathway to justice.
Gratitude helps us refocus on what we have instead of what we lack. And remember that you can be grateful and disappointed at the same time. It isn’t a black and white picture.
What can we do to protect the environment, during and after to quarantine? This article gives us three steps to practice to reduce the suffering of the earth and of fellow human beings.
The garments we wear can affect our mental state. These days, most of us are working from home and they clothes we wear can be key to lifting our mood.
Over the past month, quite a few phone conversations I've had have gone like this: “Hello” “Hi” “So, how are things going?” “Okay, I guess…you know, just sitting at home. What’s new with you?” “Same as you…nothing really new to talk about….” Most of the time, we find ourselves repeating the same facts about our… Continue reading Building Connection by Engaging with Stories Together
This post centres around three practices to manage your mental health during the crisis: 1. Setting an intention 2. Checking in with your feelings and 3. Asking for help
Some people aren’t always recognised as people- especially those who are different from us in some way. As middle and upper-class, privileged, urban-dwelling Indians (which many of us reading this post may be) we tend to look through the people who don’t do the things we do: who don’t go to office, work on computers,… Continue reading Domestic Workers: Value their Work, Recognise they are Human
I have two things for you to think about (with your eyes closed) before you go onto reading this article: a) When was the last time that you engaged in drawing/colouring/painting? b) How did engaging in this activity make you feel? Once you have answered these questions, try to make yourself aware of the bodily… Continue reading Art and Colouring: Practices that Build Calm During Stressful Times