Health  /  Published 06.02.21

Mind matters

I am a class 12 student and my main question is: How can I overcome loneliness? I have friends who only contact me when they need something, but I can’t share my feelings with them. I’m sc...
By Minu Budhia

Health  /  Published 18.11.20

Winter of discontent

To maintain joie de vivre can be difficult when there are limited opportunities to socialise with people who can lift one’s spirits or to attend cultural or sports events that break up the monot...
By Jane E. Brody

Books  /  Published 13.10.20

Penning a book on depression at 22

It was her encounter with little kids at her therapist’s clinic that led her to realise that there is no age to this thing. “Just like we are teaching our kids about Covid-19 and teaching ...
By Shrestha Saha

Education  /  Published 12.10.20

Negativity does not help anyone

I am feeling really scared. What if the pandemic never ends and we have to be confined to the house and study from home year after year? My career is really important to me — my parents have tak...
By Shivani Manchanda

India  /  Published 11.10.20

Amir Khan’s daughter says she has clinical depression

"I am depressed. I have been for more than four years now. I have been to a doctor and I am clinically depressed. I am doing much better now,” she said. "For over a year now, I wanted...
By PTI in Mumbai


Health  /  Published 10.10.20

Que sera sera

It is what it is, was how Rashid responded to my attempt to empathise with his current predicaments. The magnitude of adversities which the 21-year-old was facing was despairing. I had known Rashid fr...
By J.R. Ram

Health  /  Published 03.10.20

Cope with the crisis

We are almost in the last quarter of 2020, a year that has had a tremendous impact on every individual around the globe —  physically, emotionally and mentally. Amidst the pandemic we all h...
By Shikha Prakash

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Disruptions in studies, career take toll on youths

Every second youth in 112 countries, including India, has been possibly subjected to anxiety and stress while one in six youths has probably been affected by depression because of an uncertain career ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.08.20

Laughter therapy to beat Covid stress

With Covid cases shooting up in Jharkhand, laughter could well be an antidote for dealing with Covid-related stress and panic, or so feels 68-year-old Y V Rajshekhar, who runs the Jamshedpur Laughter ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.20

Student’s short film selected for US festival

A short film highlighting depression and suicide, directed by a mass communication student with roots in Bengal and studying in this Jharkhand city, has been selected for the All American High School ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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