Battle with my body

“I want to be more fit, maybe a little taller'' blurts my friend as he looks at a larger than life poster of a model on the side of the highway. Earlier in the day at a restaurant, he orders a salad for lunch and leaves the croutons untouched. He casually says he’s not hungry.... Continue Reading →

Threads of a Noose

TRIGGER WARNING: Talks about teen suicide If a picture speaks a thousand words, Then, a million spoke the one I held. Through shattered glass in battered frame, Crystal to me, to others misspelled. ‘Mom!’, you say in exasperation, For the hundredth time I compelled.   —————————————   Perhaps, I was too hard, suffocating, Like all... Continue Reading →

Of Courage and Cowardice

Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide and self harm  “I’m sorry that I’m such a coward.”   It was a WhatsApp text from a very close friend that I’m not sure was really meant to be sent, because it got deleted in a few seconds.  I was just about to question the meaning behind it, when the... Continue Reading →

A Look into Copycat Suicides

Trigger Warning: Mentions of Suicide and Self-harm We might have probably heard of the word ‘copycat’ for the first time in the playground. This childish word being associated with a deathly term ‘suicide’ calls for a serious understanding. To briefly explain, A person is said to attempt copycat suicide if he is influenced by the... Continue Reading →

Exploring Media and Mental Health

The world can seem to be really cruel sometimes. Nothing might go your way and the things and circumstances that we experience might make us believe that nothing good will ever cross our paths again. Discussing openly about the demons that we fight takes a lot of courage and vulnerability and it is a hard... Continue Reading →

The Aftermath

Life after depression is a silent revolution that takes place within a person. It is so pleasing to watch a life ahead of the darkness, you'll enjoy the good days, learn from the bad ones. Be a part of important occasions, being available for sharing, being physically and mentally present, looking forward to the future... Continue Reading →

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