At the heart of moral OCD is a longing to be morally right all the time. But being right all the time is impossible.
Tag: mental health
IITs Will Remain Elitist Until They Prioritise the Needs of Marginalised Students
The response of the IITs to such a critical issue is often seen as formulaic – more akin to solving an engineering problem, without considering the psychological dimensions of …
Dalit Student’s Suicide Points to Well-Known – But Ignored – Caste Discrimination in IITs
Mental health concerns, students at IIT Bombay say, can't be looked at in isolation from other factors that determine the atmosphere on campus.
Mental Health: It’s Not Always Good to Talk
Silence in mental illness comes in many forms. Some of it is even empowering.
It’s an Old Story, Ma
This poem speaks about the different shades of a queer person and the fear he goes through.
Some Days I Feel Like Living
The poet writes about days when you feel like you're really living and the little things that give them hope.
‘The Wonder’: Netflix’s Story of 19th Century ‘Fasting Girls’ Reminds Us Starving Bodies Remain a Public Spectacle Today
As the trend for “heroin chic” returns to runways, the new Netflix film The Wonder takes aim at our fascination with disordered eating.
Drowning in a Fishbowl
'Why does it feel / over and over again / that despite every blessing / I live only in rain.'