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Book review: I'm pregnant, not ill, you idiot - Lalita Iyer

The book is a memoir about how the writer...

Want To Help Get Justice For Ashifa? Here's What You Can Do

Outrage is important, but not nearly enough....

The Importance of a Female Support System

How having a female support system helps women cope with depression, anxiety and helps them manage their mental health

Schizophrenia: A Quick Primer

In 1998, a World Health report stated that...

Bipolar disorder in Women: An Essential Primer

Though the word ‘bipolar’ is often misused in...

Self Care Whilst Smashing Patriarchy

Being the first girl in the family to have had...

The Double Jeopardy Of Being Woman

I lived with multiple undiagnosed physical and...

Reimagining Women’s Wellness: A Neuroscientific Approach

Mind-body connections refer to how our thoughts, feelings, beliefs and attitudes can positively or negatively affect our body functions. Each thought can set off a cascade of cellular reactions within our nervous system that influence the molecular pathways in our body. Scientific research can now prove that mind-body interventions can also be used to help augment conventional medical therapies.  The neuroscience of wellness and the undeniable connections between the mind and body have long been neglected in modern medicine. Below is a representation of how I would look at wellness .