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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Imagine column


No child left invisible

September 24, 2021 6:29 pm

Pandemic memories will shape our children’s storylines; what role do we play in this history in action?

Mental health is a collective responsibility: The person is not the problem

June 21, 2020 9:45 am

Imagine: We have created the toxic society in which young people are struggling to survive.

Kindness is our hope in the post-COVID-19 world

May 31, 2020 8:00 pm

It is easy to forget in a crisis, but being kind to each other is what has helped the human species survive over two millennia

Imagine: Are our children safe at home?

May 02, 2020 12:09 pm

The memories of the pandemic will stay in our children's memory banks forever. The question to all the parents is, 'What deposits are we making?'

Let’s imagine a brave new world: What is your Zihuatanejo?

April 17, 2020 6:07 pm

Keeping the overwhelming tragedy aside, maybe COVID might help us to dream of a brave new world – our very own Zihuatanejo where we can let go of the memory of our stale old world which had literally started rotting and stinking.

Corona panic: Courage is not a trait or a quality; it is a practice 

April 04, 2020 10:02 am

Imagine: It reminded me of A Letter to the UK from Italy by the writer Francesca Melnadri, “Old resentments and falling-outs will seem irrelevant. You will call people you had sworn never to talk to ever again, so as to ask them: ‘How are you doing?’"

Love in the time of Corona: Let’s appreciate tiny things to be grateful for

March 20, 2020 6:51 pm

Imagine: The families that I have met have talked about how they are doing things they had forgotten brought them so much joy – goofing around with their children without any agenda, spending time in nature.

Imagine: The tyranny of being social and outgoing

March 06, 2020 6:29 pm

Preference for solitude and quiet is a way of being and not an illness. Many times, through repeated messages that we give an introverted child, he might become shy as he starts thinking something is wrong with him and therefore fears social rejection.

When home becomes the most dangerous place for the child

February 21, 2020 1:00 pm

Imagine: Violence towards children is culturally sanctioned, especially when it is at the hands of the parents. This usually comes with a convenient justification: “They know what is best for them”

Imagine: Dear students, here are 7 tips to rock your exams

February 06, 2020 12:01 pm

Despite all the fuss made about exams, remember they do not define you or the rest of your life.