Mental Health Issues
After a few years of marriage, my mother developed OCD and depression. My father stood by her and helped her heal.
Asking people to reach out to you, if they are facing mental health issues is a big responsibility. Are we all mentally equipped for such a responsibility?
Are we talking mental health issues as seriously as we should? It’s a question we must ask ourselves.
It is easier to write on public platforms or forums about it, but when it comes to put it into practice in real life, we still feel uneasy.
Neither do people want to understand what depression is, nor they want to know what a person goes through while he or she is suffering from it.
Deepika led mental health awareness campaign in Bollywood and attracted support from the entire industry. ‘You Are Not Alone’ was the initiative launched by the actor’s NGO The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLF) in 2016.
While Glenn Maxwell takes a break from cricket to focus on his mental well-being one wonders, how many professionals can do the same, without any fear of professional consequences?
“I think, for me, so much of my anxiety comes from the need for validation. People assume that being an artist, I can effortlessly put myself out there, but it’s tough.” – Masaba Gupta
It is about time that we normalised quitting and see it as a more as an act of choosing happiness over success, fame or accomplishments.
Social media might be informative and keep us connected with our loved ones, but it can bring so much negativity into one’s life.
In the past decade, India has seen a rise discussion on mental health issues. The importance is understandable once we…
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