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Women's Day: What's it like being a nursing student in the wake of a pandemic? We find out from Shakthi Pavitra 

Shakthi Pavitra C is a final-year nursing student who worked at a COVID treatment centre in Bengaluru for nearly two months. She shares her experiences at the centre and how she prepared mentally 

Published on 6th March 2021
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How these young mental health workers are helping Chennai's government school kids get the help they need to keep depression, anger at bay 

Firefly Mental Health is a community support group started in 2019 by two mental health workers V Priyanka and Shriya Srivatsan and they're doing a great job with some severely affected children 

Published on 4th March 2021
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Being lonely ups time spent online, risk of internet addiction, says new study

The risk of being drawn into problematic Internet use was at its highest among 16-year-old adolescents, with the phenomenon being more common among boys

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Stress before and during the pandemic led many public school teachers to quit: Survey

Three of four former teachers said work was often or always stressful in the most recent year in which they taught in a public school

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Boston University study reveals that depression, anxiety and loneliness are peaking in college students

The survey reveals that 83 per cent of students said their mental health had negatively impacted their academic performance within the past month and that two-thirds are experiencing loneliness

Published on 20th February 2021
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Dalai Lama's Little Book of Encouragement asks people to unite during COVID-19 crisis

"The Little Book of Encouragement", which has 130 quotes, is edited by Renuka Singh and published by Penguin Random House

Published on 2nd February 2021
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Children of depressed mothers more likely to have suicidal thoughts as adolescents: Study

The study, by the universities of Exeter, Montreal, Laval, and McGill, used data from more than 1,600 families from the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development

Published on 31st January 2021
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Children of depressed mothers are most at risk of experiencing suicidal thoughts, new study suggests

The research suggested that this link may be explained by loneliness, potentially opening new ways for youth suicide prevention

Published on 26th January 2021
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Rewinding on R-Day: What every youngster who wants to join the Armed Forces can learn from this Kargil vet

On Republic Day, 22 years later, Lt Col Peter still speaks about his time in the Army and his experiences in Kargil war like it was yesterday, recollecting even the smallest details accurately

Published on 26th January 2021
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Why this Bengaluru poet feels there should be more platforms for poetry in regional languages

Poornima Laxmeshwar, a poet from Bengaluru speaks about getting her poems published in famous e-journals, literary websites and why regional poetry must be given the importance 

Published on 24th January 2021
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Four roommates shot a music video in their Mumbai flat and it received a premiere on VH1

Abodid Sahoo and his roommates thought about shooting a music video together and since it was back in the lockdown days, they were restricted to their Mumbai flat in Malad. This is what ensued 

Published on 5th January 2021
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These LSE alumni have designed the perfect programme to launch your start-up idea

If you opt for the Startupreneur Venturer Program, you will have access to mentors from the best institutions and masterclasses delivered by the who's who of the field. This is all that it entails

Published on 6th January 2021
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Literature from the South is pan-Indian, even global: Kerala Governor delivers the opening keynote of TNIE's Dakshin Lit Fest

Governor of Kerala Arif Mohammad Khan inaugurated The New Indian Express' Dakshin Lit Fest 2020 virtually with his wise words and implored us all to make the most of COVID-induced loneliness 

Published on 21st December 2020
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McGill University study finds how loneliness affects our health

They discovered a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people that make them distinct in various ways, based on variations in the volume of different brain regions

Published on 16th December 2020
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Here's how you can get your head back in the game as colleges slowly reopen across the country

How can you mentally prepare yourself to reenter the classroom while the world still faces an unprecedented pandemic of global proportions? A Clinical Psychologist weighs in

Published on 25th November 2020

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