Not loving your job or, more specifically, just plain outright hating it can cause more than just unhappiness in your career or professional dissatisfaction. It can take a major, lasting toll on the state of your mental health and wellbeing as well. And sometimes, the only solution is to pull up your socks and quit. The decision to leave a job for the sake of your Mental Health and wellbeing is a massive one, that comes with the weight of shame and guilt, especially in a soci
This past week has not only marked one year since the tragic passing away of George Floyd which lead to the iconic Black Lives Matter protests in many parts of the world, but it has also been a year in the pandemic which brought out several stories of rising inequalities and racially motivated hate crimes. Now more than ever is the need for us to have these conversations exploring Racism, Inequalities and Mental Health, especially with regards to the BIPOC community. These is
If we had a dollar for every time we came across ‘New Year, New Me’ around the start of a year, we would be laughing our way to the bank very early in the year each year! “New Year, New Me” - but as the calendar changes and the clock hits midnight, do we miraculously transform into a different person? Or do we wake up on New Year’s day as someone completely different? This phrase is often heard at the start of every new year as people vow to start fresh and become new people.
It’s that time of the year again when everyone is making bucket lists and looking at making New Year’s resolutions. Given how turbulent 2020 has already been, this year it’s time we rethink our resolutions. This New Year probably looked like other New Years: we got tired trying to stay up past midnight, we probably wear something sparkly (glitter make-up with your tracks counts), and probably made a list of resolutions. We reflected on the lessons learned from the past year a
Vladmir Lenin’s words “There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen” seem to perfectly encapsulate the 2020 experience. A year marked with profound grief, disappointments, loss and uncertainty has also led to several learnings which can stand us in good stead going ahead. There is a lot that 2020 has taught us about ourselves, our relationships, our passions and our values. As we made our 2019 New Year’s resolutions we had nothing but hope for not just