Tag: emotions

#TherapyTalk: How to Talk About Feelings When You’ve Been Told Not To

Growing up in my Punjabi household, my grandparents made sure that children didn’t speak unless when spoken to. If I was acting happy, I would be told to shut up. If I was crying, I would be told to go to my room.

It’s No Secret: Social Anxiety in South Asian University Communities is Real

When you have social anxiety, it’s very hard to make friends, let alone long-term friends.

‘How Big Boys Don’t Cry’: A Poem

Sometimes I look up when the sun meets the earth and dies, I whim about a day free from memories that dwell : (Boys, big boys, never do cry) Over the broken story that is my life.

Why “Saathiya”—India’s New Health Education Initiative—Is Revolutionary

by Harshita Ganesh - Follow @harshikapoor17 The topics of homosexuality, contraception, consent, and sex have always been meant to be spoken about in silence. This silence has led to a dangerous illiteracy and...


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