Category: Struggles and Socials in COVID19

Misinterpreted Mental Health

Mental health disorders are prevalent in the current age, affecting one in four people, according to the World Health Organisation. Most people, regrettably, have devised a stigmatizing outlook of mental illness due to the extremely incorrect portrayals by pop culture. People mistakenly believe that those having a mental disorder are ‘crazy and dangerous beings who […]

Representation of suicide in fiction

For as long as humans have told stories, the concept of suicide has been folded in as a palatable way to depict turmoil. Tragedy in itself is too abstract to fully grasp on to, so storytellers have learned to channel it through accessible tropes. Romeo and Juliet chose to poison themselves rather than being separate, […]

Covid19 Vaccine- A race for life

Written By: Hana Iqbal Overcrowded hospitals, overworked doctors and nurses, crippling economy, stock market crashes, quarantines and isolations, unemployment, human rights issues, protests, and; one solution- The Vaccine. It’s a vaccine that’s most likely to bring an end to the pandemic. Since the beginning of the pandemic, scientists from all over the world have been […]

THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.”− Einstein, 1929. Music is a fundamental attribute of the human species. Virtually all cultures, from the most primitive to the most advanced, make music. […]

Kudos to Quarantine?

When the dark force took over the skies and enwrapped its wings around the globe, spreading its evil essence of fear into the air – killing and spreading devastation across countries, we saw ‘socializing’ come into the spotlight.  We realised that the only way to save maximum lives in the pandemic was to keep social […]

Quarantined

Author’s Blog: https://silent-stigma.blogspot.com/ The current situation has everyone locked away in their homes, due to the risk of catching the virus. Self-quarantine and social distancing has led to more people feeling lonely, depressed or anxious. They mistake this boredom for loneliness and prefer to dwell in self-pity rather than utilising this “time- period” to catch […]

If You Can’t Go Outside, Go Inside.

By: Sabila Siddiqui We’re a couple of weeks into quarantine and by now you’ve more than likely have watched all the Netflix shows, become a chef and painter, tapped into every live session, re-visited the refrigerator for the 27th time and reached the end of your Instagram scrolls. Some days you wake up feeling full […]