F rom the lessons a chronically ill young woman has for people stuck at home because of COVID-19 lockdown to a curation of books that cover mental health, our most popular pieces cover a wide spectrum of stories. Focusing on education, inclusion, parenting, and culture, there’s something in here for everyone.
Facing the compound discrimination of ableism and racism, black disabled people reflect on how system injustice affects their lives. Read their reflections here.
Women introspect where the pressure for women to be hairless stems from and what prompted their decision to stop body hair removal. Read what they have to say here.
There’s no particular class in school that teaches empathy to students. However, it’s an important quality for children to imbibe in an increasingly multicultural world. Essentially, empathy is learned from being exposed to those who are different from you. Check out the rest of the piece here.
A list of powerful books by Indian authors that help us locate the humanity in mental health narratives. See the full list here.
“For the most part of my life, I’ve been cooped up inside for long periods either at home or at the hospital.” Read a young woman’s reflections here.
Memes provide a respite from that sense of “gloom and doom;” they offer a light-hearted approach that inspires openness and the embracing of vulnerability. Head here for the full piece.
Amid the COVID-19 lockdown, 55 teens from around the world took it upon themselves to organize an academic tournament for over 500 student participants on an online chatting app. Read how they pulled the feat off here.
You can even sensitize students to food allergies and why it’s important to know about them. This is also a good time to teach kids about the environment and the impact wasting food can have on our planet. Check out our handy guide here.
“We need to have more authenticity in our living spaces for ourselves.” Read how it affects your well-being here.
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