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Ep. 10: Therapy 101
On the season finale of the Marbles Lost & Found Podcast, hosts Zain Calacuttawala and Avanti Malhotra talk about their journey with understanding the implications of therapy, having dealt with anxiety and depression themselves. You can follow the Marbles Lost & Found page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Or write to them here: firstname.lastname@example.org Please Note: The Marbles Lost & Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to...
Ep. 09: Myth Busting Part 2 - Borderline, Bipolar, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Trigger Warning: This episode delves into issues that people with the above disorders might face. Listener discretion is highly advised. “Why are you so extreme? Are you bipolar?” “What’s wrong with you? I feel like I am talking to a different person.” Avanti and Zain speak to Psychotherapist, Alishiya Halaney, who helps them bust some more myths about mental illness conditions like Bipolar Disorder, Borderline and OCD to debunk common notions about the same. This conversation is also...
Ep. 08: Mental Health in Pop Culture Part 2
“You’re shit. You can’t get up. You can’t move. You’re shit.” Some scenes, some lines and some stories in pop-culture just tend to resonate with you where mental illness is concerned. And sometimes, anything graphic can turn out to be a severe trigger. So how instrumental is pop-culture in giving its viewers an idea of various mental illness conditions? Zain and Avanti talk to musician, Tejas Menon, about movies, TV shows, and pop-culture in general that have either helped people...
Ep. 07: Professional Success and Mental Health are NOT related
“You’re so successful, you have no reason to be unhappy.” Is it really so? Who is to calculate that your happiness or mental health is related to your professional success? Zain speaks to music composer and producer, Gaurav Malaker aka BLOT about how his anxiety issues are something he has to deal with, irrespective of how he is doing in his career. Episodes out every Tuesday! You can follow the Marbles Lost & Found page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Or...
Ep. 06: Care-giving 101
How do you cope with taking care of someone who is suffering from a mental illness? Is there a clear-cut answer to this? Avanti and Zain talk to Dilsher Dhillon about his experience taking care of his father who suffered from post-stroke depression, and how Dilsher manages his daily routine to care for him and keep him healthy. Please Note: The hosts of the show are not substitutes for mental health professionals. Episodes out every Tuesday! You can follow the Marbles Lost & Found page...
Ep. 05: Myth Busting - Schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder
Trigger Wraning: This episode delves into issues like sexual assault and abuse. Listener discretion is highly advised. “Are you schizo?” “I think you have split-personality!” Are you guilty of using such phrases freely? And what do these terms really imply? Avanti and Zain speak to Psychotherapist, Alishiyah Halaney, who helps them bust some myths about mental illness conditions like Schizophrenia, Dissociative Identity Disorder or what is often called Split Personality, their...
Ep. 04: Mental Health and Toxic Masculinity
‘Boys don’t cry’ and ‘Girls don’t scream.' It’s sad when emotions carry the baggage of gender roles. Zain shares how growing up, he was mentally caught up between his emotions and the gender role he was expected to fulfill, and Avanti also speaks about what it meant for her ‘being a girl’ growing up. Please Note: The hosts of the show are not substitutes for mental health professionals Episodes out every Tuesday! You can follow the Marbles Lost & Found page on Facebook:...
Ep. 03: Mental Health in Pop Culture Part 1
Trigger Warning: This episode delves into issues such as sexual assault and suicide. Listener discretion is highly advised. ‘You shouldn’t believe what you see.’ What do you take back from the movies, books, TV series we watch about mental health? Do you believe everything projected there? Zain and Avanti are joined by Nisha Vasudevan and Ujaala Chaudhuri as part of the team at Marbles Lost and Found, to talk about mental illnesses projected in pop-culture. It is a tricky space to...
Ep. 02: Do we belong to our past?
‘Your experiences make you who you are.’ ‘Your past can change you.’ Do you believe this? Avanti and Zain talk about how their past built them in a certain way, and how they tried to reconstruct themselves breaking away from their past. Episodes out every Tuesday! You can follow the Marbles Lost & Found page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Please Note: The Marbles Lost & Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone...
Ep. 01: Let's talk about Mental Health
Nothing is wrong with you, it will be alright.’ More often than not, talking about mental illness and mental health is frowned upon. It’s a topic for behind the closed doors. Zain Calcuttawala and Avanti Malhotra talk about why they feel it’s a ‘now or never situation’ to bring up various aspects of mental health & illness and how they’ve coped with their own struggles so far. Also, aren’t you curious; why ‘Marbles lost & found?’ Episodes out every Tuesday! You can follow the Marbles...
Ep. 00: Intro
After having coped with anxiety and depression themselves, Zain Calcuttawala and Avanti Malhotra aim to bring up conversations about mental illness and mental health on the Marbles Lost & Found podcast. Please Note: The hosts of the show are not substitutes for mental health professionals Episodes out every Tuesday! Find Marbles Lost & Found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Listen to this show and other interesting shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android:...