Let’s Protect those Innocent Smiles by Sneha Pai

By Volunteer Sneha Pai, FHI Bangalore It hurts me so much flipping the pages of the newspaper and finding at least one article reporting sexual assault or rape every day. And I get more disheartened when I find out that a young and innocent life has yet again been disgraced! Like a lot of us…

Let’s Talk Emotions by Uppasana Baruah

By Volunteer Uppasana Baruah, FHI Guwahati Human emotions are a complex pattern of arousal, subjective feeling, and cognitive interpretation. Emotions move us internally, and this process involves physiological as well as psychological reactions. The Mental Health Foundation defines emotional wellbeing as ‘a positive sense of wellbeing which enables an individual to be able to function…

Formulating Interpersonal Relationships with Children by Barsha Bharati

By Volunteer Barsha Bharati, FHI Bhubaneswar Interpersonal relationships formulate over time. Researchers have recommended a life-cycle comprising four stages for these development periods.  Acquaintance stage. The relationship normally initiates in this stage. This is where first impressions are made. First impressions last long. So these impressions can lead to either continued interactions or a perpetual…

Living by example – Selvalakshmi Arullselvam

By Volunteer Selvalakshmi Arullselvam, FHI Pondicherry What better time than now to acknowledge that there is more to health than what meets the eye? With a historical Global Pandemic battle that’s ongoing, it would be fitting to say that all of us have had some of our biggest awakenings in the recent times. One of…