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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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New Zealand allows border exceptions for some int'l students with visas

Monday's exception was a balanced decision that recognizes the vital role international education will play in the recovery and rebuild of New Zealand, said the minister

Published on 12th October 2020
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A fulfilling life is in everyone's reach, mental illness cannot be the barrier: Bipolar India's Vijay Nallawala

As someone who has been living with bipolar disorder all his life, Vijay Nallawala is best positioned to tell us about the condition, how he overcame his mental illness and a lot more

Published on 10th October 2020
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Hope Community Village in Alappuzha is one of India's first group foster homes

Set up in 1995, Hope Community Village offers a family environment for young children without following any of the ordinary institutionalising processes

Published on 7th October 2020
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Education post-COVID-19: UNESCO to convene a special session of global education meeting next month 

According to UNESCO estimates, over 154 crore students are severely impacted by the closure of educational institutions across the world amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Published on 25th September 2020
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Study finds that gamified intervention app may help improve the mental health of users

Published in the journal PLOS ONE, the study conducted shows that gamifying the content of mobile interventions improved resilience and reduced depression, stress and anxiety

Published on 3rd September 2020
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Most people struggled to manage weight during COVID-19 lockdown: Survey

Most of the respondents said their difficulties also stemmed from increased anxiety or stress, and not being able to get hold of healthier food, according to the results of the survey

Published on 2nd September 2020
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Hyderabad school student donates sanitizers, face shields to Cyberabad CP

Akarshana earlier wrote a letter to Sajjanar on August 9 asking for an appointment to meet personally and donate COVID relief materials on her birthday on August 19

Published on 21st August 2020
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Why Kalyani Ganapathy's fun illustrations are the introduction to Ayurveda we all need

Looking for an interesting and educational book for your kids in this pandemic? Then, check out Kalyani Ganapathy and Ishani Naidu's book The Song at the Heart of the River

Published on 27th July 2020
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Maharashtra Youth Congress President writes to Ram Nath Kovind seeking cancellation of final year university exams

Students from all over Maharashtra are despairing over the HRD Ministry and UGC's insistence on conducting the exams, despite 300,000 cases being from the state

Published on 22nd July 2020
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HRD announces guidelines for online classes by schools, recommends cap on screen time for students

The guidelines include eight steps of online or digital learning — plan, review, arrange, guide, talk, assign, track and appreciate

Published on 15th July 2020
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Study shows short walks near water bodies could benefit mental health in addition to physical well-being

Numerous ISGlobal studies have identified health benefits associated with green spaces, including a lower risk of obesity, better attention capacities in children, and slower physical decline in older

Published on 12th July 2020
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The Student Empowerment Forum has built a network of over 1k volunteers to rise up for every cause in Kerala

The Student Empowerment Forum aims to support students economically and socially through a variety of events and programmes that focus on their wellbeing

Published on 8th July 2020
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Pet dogs may improve social-emotional skills in young kids: Study

Children from dog-owning households were 30 per cent less likely to engage in antisocial behaviours, 40 per cent less likely to have problems interacting with other children

Published on 6th July 2020
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Why do we fear the end? How to deal with the fear and anxiety that surrounds death

At a time when life has become unpredictable, The Coach discusses the fear and anxiety that surrounds death and how to deal with it

Published on 6th July 2020

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