It’s easy to think of athletes as superhumans whose concerns are different from ours. But Bengaluru FC is addressing the mental health of its players who, ultimately, are just as real as us.
If socio-political issues like racism, casteism, violence and policy failures affect our mental health so much, why do mental health professionals remain largely silent on them?
Teletherapy was not widely accepted pre-pandemic, but when circumstances forced providers' hands, both sides realized the setup has unique benefits.
“No one ever sat down with freed slaves to help them process the trauma of having their families split apart or being forced to watch their brothers and sisters get lynched.”
Ever since a white cop pulled a gun on me, I have been questioning my safety around all white people. My therapist says I'm hardly the only Black person with this fear.
More Black and brown millennials are seeking therapy, but there are still major obstacles in a mental health care system designed for white people.
After seven or eight hours of listening to people talk about life’s complexities, the simplicity of being with dogs is a relief.
She also allegedly asked to have one of his arms broken so that he "can't do push-ups."
The grief for a celebrity once they’re gone might take up more emotional space than the feelings we had about them when they were alive.