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 →

The Quest for the Silver Bullet

“Depression resembles a vampire”. The statement sliced through the cacophony of noises clouding my consciousness and conquered my attention. Like a beagle who had just got a sniff of a bone, my eyes lit up and darted across the room towards my best friend of many years, imploring her to explain what she meant by... Continue Reading →

The Longing to Belong

There are some days when I don't see the point in anything I do.    Some days where I still feel the tired drag of my bones and the slow yet constant thump of my heart and I know that it's going to be “one of those days”. And that's alright. I've learnt how to... Continue Reading →

Sunday-ing and taking ME Times

Warning: Use of derogatory terms in writing.  Fast moving world, this is how I picture it in my head. The busy streets of New York, hundreds of people walking past the Times Square with caffeine in one hand and their mobiles on other. Nobody knows where the person right next to them is headed to,... Continue Reading →

“Boxing Away” Mental Health

“You have social anxiety? No way! You just spoke on stage, stop complaining” “Yeah right, you aren’t an introvert. You aren’t shy and you’re talking to me well right now aren’t you?”   Well, count these as the most common responses I’ve gotten when I tell people that yes, I do indeed suffer from anxiety... Continue Reading →

The Romanticization of Mental Health

I want to kill myself is pretty much the response to every slightest inconvenience that happens in a day of the life of the current generation. Talking about Mental Health to parents is still an ‘awkward’ topic for discussion and very few people attempt to even take a chance to start a dialogue about it with... Continue Reading →

High Functioning yet Dysfunctional

Some of the worst times for me was when I was 17 and felt extremely confused and left out about what I was feeling. The world seemed too big and too heavy on my shoulders and I was feeling downright miserable. My anxiety skyrocketed to the point where it manifested as physical pains and I... Continue Reading →

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