Thoughts — Stress
Insights as a (2 Week) Working Mum
Emotions Learning Stress WomxnHello From The Thought Co.
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...
Make Your Mental Health a Priority
Make your mental health a priority in this busy corporate life “Life is a race, if you don’t run fast, you will be like a broken andaa” - Viru Sahastrabuddhe, aka Virus from 3 Idiots The famous dialogue dictates the competition we have been taught to strive for especially in an South Asian context. We are told we must be at the top of the class, and must get that promotion but what for? What does top of the class or that promotion bring to us and mean to us. What impact does it have on our lives both in...
Suicide Prevention: Warning Signs and Helplines Across India
Mental Health Awareness Stress suicideHello From The Thought Co.
Let's Fail at Fearing Failure
Learning Mental Health Awareness motivation Self Help StressHello From The Thought Co.
We’ve all heard phrases like “Failure is the stepping stone to success” which are made to make us feel better about failure and console us, but truly in that moment, sometimes it might feel like the end of the world. It feels like the blood, soul and tears that we put in for a certain task, relationship or event did not count at all. To conclude, on the very first look, failure sucks. It makes us feel a whole lot of things, feeding the hate monster within us. That can get frustrating because failure is inevitable. The worst bit about...
The Unbearable Pressure of Feeling Happy
Emotions Infectious Disease Self Help StressHello From The Thought Co.
If you’ve been active on any form of social media or your phones, you have most probably seen a photo of someone, clad in winter clothes, posing in front of snow-capped mountains in Leh, Manali or Switzerland. Or you have seen someone rafting in a river, trekking in the mountains, dancing to a TikTok song in front of a monument, brunching or munching on street food in any place that’s not the city they were stuck in for the past 4 months. I saw it too and it made me pick up my phone and make plans with everyone I...