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Mental Health On Instagram

MENTAL health is an invisible health concern that affects millions of people yet is frequently overlooked and underacknowledged. Did you know that mental health disorders make up 15% of total diseases globally? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at…

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Five Women Who Upheld Freedom

AS Rakshabandhan coincides with Independence Day this year, today’s post is dedicated to the women whose actions contributed to India’s freedom. Here are inspirational quotes from five of them – to remember their lives and achievements and celebrate what they fought for. 1. Sarojini Naidu A.k.a the ‘Nightingale of India’, Sarojini Naidu was a celebrated poet. She took…

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Monsoon: A Blessing And A Curse

MONSOON. For some that word means fleeing to drier, sunnier lands for the summer. For others, it inspires happiness as it means cooler weather and plentiful rain.  80% of India’s total rainfall takes place between June and September as the southwest monsoon moves across the country.  India is lucky to have such a season as…

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Take Pride In Inclusive India

YOU may be aware that June was Pride month. Originating in the US, the month not only stands as a time to promote awareness and acceptance of people who identify as LGBTIQ+, but also commemorates the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, demonstrations in New York City in June 1969 that are considered to be the…

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Art And Food Are Ingredients For Peace

ART has long connected us to one another and been used to strengthen communities across cultures and the globe. As, Alberto Ibargüen, the president of  Knight Foundation explained at a 2018 symposium on philanthropy, culture and the arts: “Art binds. Culture generates social capital and strengthens a community’s character. Art brings people together physically – at…

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India Is Now A Plastic Warrior

PLASTIC. Designed to be an inexpensive, durable alternative to other materials, such as pewter, glass or ceramics that dent or break. No one anticipated the ramifications of a synthetic material that could seemingly last forever, would actually last forever. As scientists innovated the composition and society found more and more uses for the material, its…

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