A weekly podcast exploring the new Indian Mind, by leading Psychiatrist, Dr. Shyam Bhat. Discussing mental health, in a fast-changing India, the role of culture and society on our mind, psychological analysis of news and pop culture and insights on mental wellness from psychiatry , and eastern meditative practices.
Coronavirus (Covid 19) Anxiety: Causes and Solutions
The coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic is creating widespread stress, anxiety and fear. In this episode of State of Mind, Dr Shyam Bhat explores the causes for this anxiety and discusses some solutions.
How to Stop Overthinking
In this episode of State of Mind, Dr Shyam Bhat explores the causes and solutions of Overthinking.
Overthinking, or Rumination, although common in today's fast-paced world, increases the risk for stress, anxiety, depression, and even physical illness. Freedom from overthinking improves our energy, focus, creativity, and happiness.
Is Reality an Illusion? The neurological and psychological basis of the concept of "Maya"
Is reality an illusion? In this episode of State of Mind, Dr Shyam Bhat explores the neurological and psychological basis of the concept of "Maya" and how the brain filters out information and creates the world we experience.
How the Mind Constructs Reality | Capgras Syndrome
What can clinical conditions such as the rare "Capgras Syndrome" or the delusion of imposters, teach us about how our own minds.
State of Mind with Dr Shyam Bhat, Episode 2
Touching the feet of elders - a cultural relic, or psychologically healthy? Dr Shyam explores this and discusses the power of surrender.
State of Mind with Dr Shyam Bhat, Episode 1
In this episode, an alarming statistic that highlights the urgency of India's mental health crisis, and a discussion of why the western ideal of "self-love" and self-esteem is unhealthy, and what we can gain from insights from eastern contemplative traditions.