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"we are the stories we tell ourselves" is an age-old adage that rings alarmingly true for The Present. Now more than ever, we are required to revisit and deconstruct our stories; stories we've been born into, stories we've been socialised into, stories we've led ourselves into. Through this fortnightly blog-meets-audio series, I, Elita - better known by my pseudonym @NomadicThunker - will bring you 'stories' at the intersection of mental well-being and common sense!

"we are the stories we tell ourselves" is an age-old adage that rings alarmingly true for The Present. Now more than ever, we are required to revisit and deconstruct our stories; stories we've been born into, stories we've been socialised into, stories we've led ourselves into. Through this fortnightly blog-meets-audio series, I, Elita - better known by my pseudonym @NomadicThunker - will bring you 'stories' at the intersection of mental well-being and common sense!

Location:

India

Description:

"we are the stories we tell ourselves" is an age-old adage that rings alarmingly true for The Present. Now more than ever, we are required to revisit and deconstruct our stories; stories we've been born into, stories we've been socialised into, stories we've led ourselves into. Through this fortnightly blog-meets-audio series, I, Elita - better known by my pseudonym @NomadicThunker - will bring you 'stories' at the intersection of mental well-being and common sense!

Language:

English


Episodes

#5 [Part 2]: Us versus Them - Bridging empathy gaps

9/19/2020
For all the arguments that favour humankind’s innate desire to view The Other as a threat, there are enough arguments to support humankind’s innate desire for connection too. -- Transcript: https://www.nomadicthunker.com/post/us-versus-them-empathy-gaps -- Registrations for the October cohort of Be A Better You For You, an online program on self-expression and personal narratives using freestyle writing are on. Know more: https://www.nomadicthunker.com/events

Duration:00:13:19

#5 [Part 1]: Us versus Them - Othering 'the Other'

9/5/2020
Othering is what we do to those we consider as Them. Othering is dehumanising. Othering is the opposite of Belonging. -- Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/yykm6qlg -- Registrations for the October cohort of Be A Better You For You, an online program on self-expression and personal narratives using freestyle writing are on. Know more: https://www.nomadicthunker.com/events

Duration:00:15:18

#4: Personal growth is not Instagrammable

8/22/2020
Personal growth can neither be airbrushed for the aesthetics nor is it compatible with vanity for Likes... because personal growth is not Instagrammable! Transcript: https://is.gd/9vmXj1 --- Registrations are now open for the next cohort of "Be A Better You For You" - a guided yet self-paced online program on self-expression and personal narratives: https://is.gd/8IgcKt

Duration:00:16:34

#3: Are you a solo-traveller or a group-traveller?

8/1/2020
Can attempting to answer the question, "Are you a solo-traveller or a group-traveller" reveal more about the insidiousness of our confirmation biases and cognitive dissonance? Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/y2d4jcr3

Duration:00:15:58

#2: Mental Health Care - self & community

7/18/2020
We exalt the virtues of collectivist societies. Then, is it not imperative for communities to be equal enablers and supporters of its members’ mental health care and well-being? Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/yypqf4ub

Duration:00:13:05

#1: Are you a cat-person or a dog-person?

7/4/2020
Can a seemingly harmless and juvenile 'BuzzFeed quiz' question: “Are you a cat-person or a dog-person?”, point towards something more problematic? Episode 1 is a starter pack on false dichotomies through the lens of a seemingly banal question. Transcript: https://tinyurl.com/ybzk59gh

Duration:00:16:01

Welcome to 'Nomadic Thunker Says'

6/26/2020
"who this? new listener" -- Curious to know what Nomadic Thunker Says is all about? Spare no more that 61 seconds and have your inquisitivity satiated

Duration:00:01:01