South Asian Emotions: Creating Your Wellbeing Toolbox

During times of stress or in the middle of a depressive or manic episode, it can be very difficult to remember how to take care of yourself. Healthy coping strategies significantly improve mental health symptoms, while unhealthy tactics can further exacerbate your situation and your symptoms. Poor mental health has …

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South Asian Parents: Tips to Reduce Stress

Parents experience an immense amount of stress on a daily basis. While most parents are thrilled to have children, every one of them will agree that there are days when the pressure and demands of the role feel impossible to meet. Add on to that the responsibilities for maintaining a …

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South Asian Parents: 3 Unexpected Tips To Be Better Parents

Many South Asian parents have no problem being involved in their child’s life. From the first day the baby is born and for the rest of its life, a majority of South Asian parents find themselves focused on their child’s needs, ready to sacrifice anything for the child’s well-being. When …

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The Importance of Self-Care for Caretakers: A Story of Devoted Husband

“The whole car smells like Chinese food!” Kunal exclaimed as he and his brother drove home. “I am starving!” Ashish simply smiled as he drove in the dark. His mind was on Preetika, wondering what condition she’d be in when they got home and if she was able to withstand …

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Take Better Care of Yourself So You Can Better Care For Others

South Asian culture is a collectivistic culture, meaning that individual needs and wants are pushed aside for the benefit of the whole group. Generally, people who are raised in a collectivistic culture are taught that it is best to sacrifice oneself if that means the group as a whole will …

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