The rise of ‘happiness coaches’
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Work-related stresses are causing high levels of anxiety and depression among India's youthful workforce. Some employers are now fighting the problem with unconventional ideas.

India's workforce is one of the youngest in the world, and faces high levels of anxiety and depression in large part from work-related stresses. Some employers are trying to combat the problem using unconventional ideas, such as hiring 'happiness coaches' like Pravin Chaturvedi to increase office morale.

Mental illness is often neglected in India because of social stigma and poor care. Depression is among the top areas of concern and an estimated 57 million Indians are affected by it.  So how can India change the discourse on mental health especially at workplaces?

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