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Marbles Lost & Found

U/A 16+ • Education • Society & Culture • Health & Fitness

Powered By EPIC ON. When it comes to mental health, phrases like these are the usual suspects: “Walk it off,” “It’s all in your head,” “Just think happy thoughts.” We certainly wish it were that easy. Hosted by Zain Calcuttawala and Avanti Malhotra, Marbles Lost Found is a podcast to raise awareness about mental health and its importance in our day to day life. We want everyone to know that mental health care, just like physical health care, is actually normal. It’s okay to not feel okay, you aren’t alone…in fact you’d be surprised how many people feel the way you feel.

  • Ep. 00: Intro
    2 min 16 sec

    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: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5 Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 01: Let's talk about Mental Health
    22 min 53 sec

    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 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 who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 02: Do we belong to our past?
    22 min 48 sec

    ‘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 who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 03: Mental Health in Pop Culture Part 1
    24 min 33 sec

    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 popculture. It is a tricky space to balance between spreading awareness with all authenticity and be responsible for its communication. 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 who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 04: Mental Health and Toxic Masculinity
    22 min 18 sec

    ‘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: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 05: Myth Busting - Schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder
    25 min 30 sec

    Trigger Wraning: This episode delves into issues like sexual assault and abuse. Listener discretion is highly advised. “Are you schizo” “I think you have splitpersonality” 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 diagnoses, effects of medication and more. They also discuss some popculture references that portray these mental illness conditions. 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: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 09: Myth Busting Part 2 - Borderline, Bipolar, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    23 min 13 sec

    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 an attempt to understand the root cause of these conditions. Episodes out every Tuesday You can follow the Marbles Lost Found page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Or write to them here: writetomarblesgmail.com Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 08: Mental Health in Pop Culture Part 2
    26 min 33 sec

    “You’re shit. You can’t get up. You can’t move. You’re shit.” Some scenes, some lines and some stories in popculture 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 popculture in giving its viewers an idea of various mental illness conditions Zain and Avanti talk to musician, Tejas Menon, about movies, TV shows, and popculture in general that have either helped people understand certain mental health conditions with accurate representation or have ended up misleading the viewer. Tejas also the host of the Geek Fruit Podcast. Check it out here Episodes out every Tuesday You can follow the Marbles Lost Found page on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Or write to them here: writetomarblesgmail.com Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • S02 E07: Mental Health & Kids Pt 1: Toddlers to Preteens
    29 min 19 sec

    Just as we had to learn algebra to get better and understand calculus when we reach college, we also have to learn to manage our emotions during our childhood so that we can efficiently make use of those emotions when we enter adulthood. On this weeks episode, Zain and Avanti are joined by child and adolescent therapist, Gitanjali Palekar to talk about mental health in kids from toddlers to preteens. Gitanjali explains how parents need to recognize the state of agency I am an individual I have my own thoughts, feelings capacity to have opinions with their child and not disregard their agency because of a social construct that has been preestablished in society. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E02: Understanding Eating Disorders
    30 min 34 sec

    Eating disorders can start at any age and a lot of it has to do with the people around you, what they expect out of you, your acceptance in society and how you have been raised. How does one overcome an eating disorder How should we react to people suffering from an eating disorder Join Zain Calcuttawala and Avanti Malhotra as they talk to the Founder of State of Mind The Emotional Wellness Center, Ishita Pateria about eating disorders and understanding them. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Bonus Episode: Chatting With Nischay Parekh (Parekh & Singh)
    18 min 8 sec

    A big part of mental health is acceptance. If you want to go run for a marathon, do you start working towards it a day before or a year before Can selfhealing be done within a couple of days Is it necessary to treat the mind like any other muscle in the body This week, we have a bonus episode in which host Zain Calcuttawala talks to indie musician Nischay Parekh from the pop duo Parekh Singh. Nischay opens up about taking some time off from touring and making music to focus on his mental health. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • Ep. 10: Therapy 101
    19 min 16 sec

    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: writetomarblesgmail.com Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 07: Professional Success and Mental Health are NOT related
    24 min 32 sec

    “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 write to them here: writetomarblesgmail.com Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Ep. 06: Care-giving 101
    20 min 2 sec

    How do you cope with taking care of someone who is suffering from a mental illness Is there a clearcut answer to this Avanti and Zain talk to Dilsher Dhillon about his experience taking care of his father who suffered from poststroke 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 on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Or write to them here: writetomarblesgmail.com Please Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.

  • Special Episode : Life in Lockdown
    25 min 8 sec

    This is a very difficult time full of uncertainty for everyone around the world. And many of us, of course while luckier than others, do feel the anxiety of it all: What will happen next Will we be okay How do I deal with isolation for at least 3 weeks These are all valid questions and all of us are thinking them, and maybe there arent any definitive answers. Avanti and Zain speak about how they are dealing with the situation, address concerns that their listeners have voiced, and ways we can help those less fortunate. We are all in this together.You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it.You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E10: Self Care 101
    30 min 28 sec

    Think of selfcare as a tool for sustainability. Can you continue to live your current lifestyle without putting your future health and wellbeing at risk On the season finale of Marbles Lost and Found, Zain and Avanti talk to Pune based creative director and journalist, Sheena Dabholkar, who recently founded the selfcare and wellbeing education platform, Mindful and Body. Sheena emphasizes on programming your pleasures, being mindful about what you eat and creating healthy and good relationships. She also implies how anything that adds value to your life is a step towards selfcare. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E09: Mental Health & Kids Pt 2: Teenagers & High School
    26 min 15 sec

    As a parent, you should let your child deal with the consequences of academics and pay more attention to their emotions. This week, Zain and Avanti are joined by educator, Gaya Lobo Gajiwala to talk about the mental health of teenagers high school kids. In this conversation, Gaya explains that kids should focus more on starting a given task rather than waiting and trying to perfect it. She also talks about how the cliche of getting out of your comfort zone to feel better isnt always the most viable option. Tune in. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E06: "I'm Not Good Enough" Understanding Self-Worth
    31 min 18 sec

    If you feel a certain way you have to say it otherwise youre going speak something else and end up feeling something else. On this weeks episode of Marbles Lost and Found, Zain and Avanti are joined by actor, writer and standup comedian, Sumukhi Suresh. In this conversation, Sumukhi focuses on the importance of understanding selfworth and talks about acknowledging your mistakes as a stepping stone to building better mental health. Tune in. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E04: Dealing With Grief Pt 1: The Challenges
    27 min 48 sec

    We always think about grief as sadness but theres so much more than that, theres anger, frustration, helplessness, blame. This episode contains sensitive topics that have been discussed. Listeners discretion is advised. This week Zain and Avanti are joined by podcast producer, Jaanam Dewan. On the episode, Jaanam talks about her challenges of managing grief and shares her personal experiences on how to deal with them. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E08: Our Listeners Write In
    22 min 59 sec

    This episode contains sensitive topics that have been discussed. Listener discretion is advised. On this episode of Marbles Lost and Found, Zain and Avanti delve into the stories and struggles of our listeners, sent in by them. In this conversation, they provide insight towards some topics and share their own experiences on dealing with certain difficulties. Tune in. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E05: Dealing With Grief Pt 2: Learning To Move Forward
    23 min 15 sec

    They say that people dealing with grief get associated with drugs, alcohol, and smoking but its important to know that most of these instances stem out of selfneglect and selfdepreciation. This week, Zain and Avanti are joined by podcast producer, Jaanam Dewan for the second part on dealing with grief and loss. On this episode, they dive deep on the cathartic aspect of grief and discuss how putting yourself first in certain situations should not be looked down upon. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

  • S02 E03: Journaling: Learning to Express Yourself
    33 min 11 sec

    Journaling is often used to purge out our emotions, but we should also use it as a tool to embrace and appreciate the things that are around us. This week, Zain and Avanti are joined by singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Bhrigu Sahni. Bhrigu talks about the importance of journaling and shares a few notes from his own journal too. You can follow the Marbles Lost Found Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/marbleslostandfound/ Note: The Marbles Lost Found team strongly recommends seeking professional mental health treatment to anyone who feels they might need it. You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app. Check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

Language

English

Genre

Education, Society & Culture, Health & Fitness

Seasons

1

Author

IVM Podcasts