Everyday is a Positive Mental Health Day

Written by Ms Shivani Manchanda (shivanimanchanda[at]iitb.ac.in) Counsellor Positive Mental Health & Arts Based Therapy Practitioner Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ICareIITB/ Crumpled flowersBroken leavesPrickly stemsStormy skies deprived of rainA single drop rolls down a hillBringing a promise of springFlowers bloom on those prickly stemsSeasons of life changes colour again The above poem “Seasons of Life” which I recently wrote alludes to our lifestories which define who we become … Continue reading Everyday is a Positive Mental Health Day

“Art of Managing Research, Exams & Deadlines” – Subhabrata

Bonjour a tous!!! My name is Subhabrata Dutta. I recently graduated as a master’s student from the Department of Chemistry, IIT Bombay. I recently got awarded with a master’s degree in the virtual convocation along with the prestigious Institute Silver Medal and several memorial awards for securing the highest CPI. While these awards come and go, I’m here to talk about my experience and learnings … Continue reading “Art of Managing Research, Exams & Deadlines” – Subhabrata

Guide to securing Ph.D position at European universities

Hello! I am Sourav Mondal, a final year M.Sc student. I am here to tell my juniors a thing or two about bagging a Ph.D. offer from European universities. Why Ph.D. ? Allow me to talk about why I opted for pursuing a Ph.D. from Europe in particular. I am deeply interested in the subject and henceforth possess a deep desire to pursue higher studies … Continue reading Guide to securing Ph.D position at European universities

“How I overcame my computer gaming addiction” – Kshitij Surjuse

I’m Kshitij Surjuse, Senior undergraduate here to share my story of dealing with computer gaming addiction. I hope those folks who struggle with some or the other form of addiction find it relatable. I write this message in solidarity with them and want to reassure that once you guys overcome your addiction things are certainly much better. Just hold tight there, we got you! HOW … Continue reading “How I overcame my computer gaming addiction” – Kshitij Surjuse

Porn Addiction: A Force to be Reckoned with

Written by:- Valay Agarawal (valayagarawal@iitb.ac.in) The hidden power of porn lies not only in its ease of access and compelling styles and formats but also in its ability to produce extremely pleasurable experiences. Some of them are: Instant Sexual Turn On: Apart from the obvious meaning,  porn has the ability to directly deliver it to the central nervous system Drug-Like Euphoria: Porn excites the same … Continue reading Porn Addiction: A Force to be Reckoned with