Thoughts — Emotions

Insights as a (2 Week) Working Mum

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Insights as a (2 Week) Working Mum

This COVID wave burst my privilege bubble. From being the “work from home kid”, who woke up 1 minute before meetings and was served lunch on my work table, I had to adapt to waking up 2 hours before work to cook some breakfast, feed our pet, heat milk and keep the trash outside … and how I wish that was the end of the loooooong to-do list. The day my mother tested positive, I knew I’d have to work and take care of her and my  family, and with no one else to help, this had to be a...

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Why I Think New Year Resolutions Are Stupid

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Why I Think New Year Resolutions Are Stupid

Here’s the thing. Resolutions are ‘usually’ sincere — people don't say to themselves ‘I want to take a half-baked stab at being better.’ People DO want to quit smoking. They DO want to get that revenge bod. They DO want to have a house, and get a better paying job, and save for retirement. But you need to know that choosing a single day to start a major life change isn't logical. 

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Ignoring The Grey : Why We Need To Talk About Thought Polarisation

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Ignoring The Grey : Why We Need To Talk About Thought Polarisation

Have you lectured yourself for always being tardy when you got delayed for an important meeting? When you forgot your friend’s birthday did you call yourself an “oh so terrible person”? Do you find yourself questioning any success you have ever achieved after facing a setback?  

 

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Gargi's Mental Health Journey

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Gargi's Mental Health Journey

Gargi shares her story about her journey dealing with loneliness- an experience that is all too common but we hesitate to talk about

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How I Met My Apathy

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How I Met My Apathy

We can all agree that experiences and knowledge helps us understand the world. It helps us learn, seek and understand our surroundings. But what if we have learnt apathy subliminally? Most of us will react to injustice in the world, it’s fair to say that we might not do something about it but … we will still feel something. Maybe it’s the bystander effect that takes precedence - I know I’m definitely guilty of it, where I think I’m too insignificant to make any change, so why even try?   And yet, I watch every unjust situation with knots in my...

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