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Self Care With Cats

Hello From The Thought Co. Learning Self Help

Self Care With Cats

Do you have cat best friends at home? Or, do you see a few cats on your way to work or the grocery store everyday? A lot of us do believe that cats are emotionless or don’t express love much. Some of us might even be scared of them or might not find them as interesting as dogs or other animals. But here’s the thing: cats teach us a lot about mental health! Meditating:  During the day you would find cats looking like this. Almost looks like they are sunbathing, or just…well, chilling. While cats love human interaction (and express love...

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Tuning Into Our Menstrual Cycles

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Tuning Into Our Menstrual Cycles

The experience of menstruation is as varied as the menstruators. Our ideas about this  monthly cycle come from our families, culture and society. And like most experiences in our modern world, there can be little or no time for us to form our own opinions based on our individual experiences . So we tend to adopt the idea that periods are just a hurdle in what could be a perfectly smooth month. In a country like India there are diverse experiences of menstruation that carry themes of lack of privacy, stigma, lack of affordable hygienic products, misinformation, shame and exclusion...

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The Mammoth

Hello From The Thought Co. Research Self Help Stress

The Mammoth

Have you ever been stuck in traffic? Or been late for an appointment and are travelling by a really slow train? Or had a lot of things piled up to do in a really small timeframe? How have those times made you feel? Personally, those are usually the times I wished I had superhuman abilities – a door to anywhere, an ability to disappear, anything at all to get over the situation.If you are asking why do we feel so helpless? Here’s the answer!Our body just does not know how to react. If we think about it, our ways of coping with...

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The Social Dilemma (Of Responsibility)

Hello From The Thought Co. Opinion Research

The Social Dilemma (Of Responsibility)

The Social Dilemma, a docudrama directed by Jeff Orlowski talks about the grim realities of the virtual world – from constant tracking, invasion of privacy, to thousands of computers in empty basements and ships that are (now) out of our control.The docudrama starts off with the spectacle of a heightened sci-fi drama where former employees of social media giants talk about the reign of social media algorithms. Personally, watching the movie overwhelmed me – I was anxious, scared and wondered what’s to happen to the human race if we are controlled by technology? I was on the verge of deleting...

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Let's Talk About Sex!

Hello From The Thought Co. Relationships

Let's Talk About Sex!

“Bro – they need to get laid!” This offensive, rude, unnecessary but also helpful comment puts the benefits of sex into perspective. We often skirt around the importance of sex in relationships, its impact on our mental health and physical health. But it’s time we stop – get back to basics and understand that sex has tremendous mental health benefits. Apart from the endorphins released and calories burnt, sex helps with a lot of other psychological concerns.I’m going to take you through with the aid of research backed benefits. Let’s begin with the climax, the orgasm – they say it...

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