The Cure for the Anxious Mind. — Thriving Under Pressure

Nature is a beautiful way to stop the monkey mind in its’ tracks. What is the monkey mind? 🐒 🧠 “Buddha described the human mind as being filled with drunken monkeys, jumping around, screeching, chattering, carrying on endlessly. Fear is an especially loud monkey – screaming out all the things that could go wrong.” Source: …

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Rising Rates of College Mental Health Services Utilization – Psychology Today — The Indian Perspective

Rising Rates of College Mental Health Services Utilization Psychology Today The first two decades of the 21st century have witnessed a steady rise in rates of mental health problems among college-aged youth. Scientific publications … from “”mental health” OR “mental disorder” OR “psychiatry” OR “mental illness” OR “psychiatrist” OR “psychotherapist” OR “depression” OR “bipolar” -“the …

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Mental Health On College Campuses: Are We Doing Enough? — THE AC301

By: Anna Schroeder: According to the National Alliance on Mental Health, around 1 in 5 adults in America experience some form of mental illness each year. The extreme change of environment and added stress that college brings only increases mental health issues in students. The Active Minds website claims 39% of college students suffer from […] …

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President Pollack, Vice President Lombardi Address Diversity, Mental Health, College Admissions at Student Assembly – Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun — The Indian Perspective

President Pollack, Vice President Lombardi Address Diversity, Mental Health, College Admissions at Student Assembly Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun President Martha E. Pollack and Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student and campus life, spoke to the Student Assembly at Thursday’s meeting, focusing on … from “”mental health” OR “mental disorder” OR “psychiatry” OR “mental …

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Unwilling Smugglers: Roads and Kingdoms

Matthew Bremner: Journalist

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — On a balmy evening last November, Sahara Khatun boarded the bus from a refugee camp to the port city of Cox’s Bazar. It was the seventh trip she had taken that afternoon, and she hoped it would be her last.

Khatun—short, with jet-black hair—wore a light green hijab and small gold piercing in her nose. In her arms, she carried her one-year-old son. As she made her way to the back of the coach, the recycled air hit her like hot breath. She was tired, her baby was restless, and the plastic packet she had concealed under her tunic felt clammy against her skin.

Khatun had done this many times before. In fact, she had been doing it for the last two years and has never been caught. But the experience didn’t lessen the nerves; it didn’t dull her awareness of what was at stake. She…

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Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom: Raising Really Good Hell for People Who Cannot — Discover

“In a real way, the trauma wiped the slate clean for me mentally. And that’s when I started the process of teaching myself to take myself seriously. By extension, I could start to take other black women seriously.” –Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom via Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom: Raising Really Good Hell for People Who Cannot — …

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How Burning Man and psychedelics led me to China — Discover

A personal comic by Ray Hecht: “2007 and 2008 were quite the years: a time of friendship and drug experimentation and further travel, and then back to Burning Man… Which leads to the moment you’ve all been waiting for, at last I move to China!” via How Burning Man and psychedelics led me to China — …

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