The urban public transport system is a neglected area. Despite advances in the transportation sector, governments have not upgraded urban transport systems and infrastructure. How is this affecting people? How has the neglect led to the creation of monopolies. Cover Pic: Island Press
What possible foods can help to shed anxiety, stress in addition to medication or even completely without it if okayed by physician.
The post was first published on Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. It is a mental health awareness initiative.
The post deals with the issue of body shaming. People have been at the receiving end of nasty comments and bullying for the way they are. But how do combat it? Have a read to get your answers.
A lot of body shaming is disguised as unsolicited advice and comments.
‘Hey, you look too skinny!’
‘Look at her. She is so dark.
’‘Looking at you, it does not seem you are so and so old’.
‘You should go on a diet.’
Most of the time such statements are off the cuff and innocuous. They are made in jest in conversations, or out of concern. Alongside it, there are instances where people are deliberately shamed. The former is subtle, and the latter is vicious. Both contribute to creating an unhealthy view of an individual within their own mental space.
Acceptance is a difficult proposition to the victims of body shaming. Insecure about themselves, they search for normalcy in external behavior patterns, physical structure and body language of strangers. Later in solitude they stand in front of mirrors and project their insecurities on to the observed behaviors and body language…
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The Critilizers and I have grown together over the last few years. It is a reflection of my blogging journey and my thoughts on reaching, the milestone, of having 100 followers.
The coronavirus pandemic has brought in a new normal. Lockdowns have forced education to go online. Long hours in front of devices to attend classes is taking a toll on the health of students. Is there an alternative? Image Source: Market Watch
The trend of low voter turnouts for local body polls is universal. This post focuses on a few factors why the polling rates in urban centres are low. It is an attempt to understand the urban voter.
To make ends meet, women had to lose the right to their self as they were coerced into getting hysterectomies done. This has happened and is happening in Beed, Maharashtra. How long will this go on?
Mental Health has moved from being a topic of taboo to a subject of discussion. Through this journey the discourse on mental health has changed. People are more receptive to it. But there is a long road ahead. So let us read and talk!
An account of my journey and a walk down the memory lane reminiscing the events about how I got to be published for the first time in print media.
The concerns that a few students with exam during the pandemic are genuine. But does everyone of them want it? And is delaying the exam a solution to it?