The Trauma & Mental Health Report is a weekly online mental-health magazine that aims to share research-based knowledge in simple words on the treatment, prevention, and implications of trauma and mental illness.
The Centre for Studies on Human Stress is a website dedicated to empowering individuals with scientifically grounded information on the effects of stress on the brain and body with the objective of improve peoples health status
A personal favorite of mine – the Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization that seeks to understand the human mind and the benefits of contemplative practices through an integrated mode of knowing that combines first person knowledge from the world’s contemplative traditions with methods and findings from contemporary scientific inquiry. I have been following them from before “google” got popular, in the days of buying video CDs.
I’m just one stomach flu away from my goal weight.”– Andrea, The Devil Wears Prada Are women becoming thinner or being made to feel fatter? Research has shown that the bodies of Playboy centrefold’s became increasingly thinner between 1959 and 1978, a trend that continued until ‘88, levelled off around the 80’s, and then slightly […]
For that was the terrible power of the dementors: to force their victims to relive the worst memories of their lives, and drown, powerless, in their own despair…– J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Edmund Husserl Image under the CC license By Arturo Espinosa Edmund Husserl, a German philosopher established the field […]
An essay in my 6th grade Hindi textbook was titled “Shok Sabha” and narrated the scene during a Hindu bereavement ritual. In it was described the life of a “Rudaali” (“one who cries”) or a professional mourner from Rajasthan. She was a peasant woman who wore black and was hired to mourn at the untimely death of a young […]