Mumbai - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any particular mental health issues that tend to crop up at post, such as Seasonal Affective Disorder (winter blues)?

monsoon blues, if that's a thing  - Jul 2023

None that I am aware of. - May 2023

It's easy to get worn down and be depressed here. Find yourself some work friends and push yourself to events just to get a new view. Travel outside of the work area if you can. - Aug 2021

There is no winter, only dry season and wet season. Weather is warm all year around. - Nov 2020

India is very polarizing because of how intense and overwhelming the daily living experience is. People either love it or they hate it. For those who hate it, I hope they are getting counseling services. - Aug 2019

Mumbai is an onslaught. It is never, ever peaceful. If you want calm quiet, don't come to India. - Mar 2019

The city does not seem clean, in my opinion, and seems to smell terrible most of the time; at times it can get to you as there is no respite unless you leave Mumbai - Jan 2019

Low Morale due to filth, air, low quality of life. - May 2018

Stress and tension due to the constant stimulation. Between the noise, filth, poverty, and cultural differences, I realized that it is necessary to leave the country every couple months, even if just to hop over to Bangkok or Dubai. - Jun 2017


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