Culture

Stories on the intersection of mental health and culture.

Tanmoy Goswami
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What's the story of that sweater your grandma knitted for you?

How repetitive tasks like knitting help heal trauma.

Tanmoy Goswami
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An apology for joy

You are allowed to laugh.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Ambition, dangerous darling

A personal and cultural history of a complex word.

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🗝️ Sanity Classics: Stop 'investing' in mental health

Humans aren't stocks.

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Why you (must not) make predictions about the world

Prepare, don't predict.

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Your mother tongue is therapy

On preserving the taste of your mother language on your tongue.

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Guilt v shame

Few other emotions are as inseparably fused with what it means to be human.

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Explained: Is the overuse of mental health terms driving us to cultural collapse?

A helpful lens to look at the big fight over wrong use of words like trauma and depression.

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BIG READ: Predicting 2024's mental health megatrends

AI, wars, youth mental health, peer support, climate change, and other crucial themes.

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Meet Ikea, psychotherapist

Assembling furniture for the first time in your life = being in your body = quietening the noise in your head.

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🗝️ Sanity classics: Bring on the horror

Horror as exposure therapy.

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🗝️ Sanity Classics: What's the protocol for sharing a therapist with friends?

Unpacking a tricky question.