‘Understanding Emotions’ was an insightful group session led by Ms. Sherin Noordheen, a mental health activist and certified speech facilitator based in Thiruvananthapuram, who succeeded in helping all of us initiate kind and empathetic conversations with one another. This session facilitated a safe space for opening up about one’s own problems which were then analysed and tackled via collective thinking and problem solving. A group session such as this, we believe, has transformed each of us into becoming better and more empathetic listeners and problem-solvers