Having chalked the outline of the definition of trauma, in the third episode of Let's Talk About Trauma, Smita, a trauma practitioner and dance-movement therapist from Thunai and Bhairavi, delve deeper into understanding the intricacies of trauma and the body based approaches adopted in recovery.
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What to say is a series that supports you in having difficult conversations. It helps you be empathetic and supportive by giving you statements of what to say and what not to say , which is equally important.
This period you’re in, just starting college, or mid way through your program, or even graduating soon with thoughts about the future, is significant and exciting as you’re experimenting, taking risks and exploring various aspects of your life. This includes the use of substances like tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, and other drugs.
We often get confused between the two, this is because the physical response to both stress and anxiety is the ‘fight or flight response which includes increased heartbeat, tight muscles, rapid breathing, it also impacts our eating , sleeping and ability to focus.
A story from It’s okay to talk about two friends going through their own daily struggles, who learn to talk about what is bothering them, communicate with each other, and ask for help.
If you’re going through a rough patch, and would like a resource that you can engage with where it allows you to pick a specific goal and breaks down how you think, feel, and act, then Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is for you!
The ‘Meh’ kit , a self-help kit , was created by members of the Mithra team who have experienced depressive episodes which they called the ‘Meh’. The beauty of this kit is that it comes from a place of fracture, of brokenness and in creating this kit there is healing and warmth.
Humans are social beings, we naturally cooperate, care and compete with each other. We build many bonds and relationships throughout our lives, which brings us to a plethora of questions...
Mental health and physical health are not mutually exclusive, erratic sleep patterns, untimely meals and other unhealthy habits causes an imbalance to our physical well-being, which in turn affects our mental health.
Good mental health is not only the absence of mental health illnesses like depression and anxiety, but it is also the ability to cope with the day-to-day problems of life, to be involved in your community, and to live a full life.
On October 10, 2018, the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Mithra organised Invisible Visible, an event that was focused on contributing to the dialogue of mental health and how it affects young people in a changing world.
Let us for a moment consider what it might feel like to lose someone or something that we care about deeply. A change in our way of life, moving cities or relocating to a new country...
Some of us try it out of curiosity, some of us because our friends and peers are doing it, or to have a good time, to improve athletic performance, or to ease other problems like stress or anxiety.