Lending an Ear

Sometimes, all you need is someone to be patient. To not judge. To support. To listen. To be there.   Fifty years ago, mental wellness was a topic that was just starting to be researched, but was considered  taboo. Twenty five years ago, dialogue surrounding mental health started to gain traction. Today, people are slowly... Continue Reading →

Dissociative Identity Disorder: An Overview

What is DID? Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), also known as Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD), is a severe manifestation of the group of psychological disorders known as Dissociation. DID is characterized by an individual experiencing a splitting or fragmenting of their original personality into two or more different ones. This leads to a lack of clarity... Continue Reading →

How to Be a Good Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

The world is a beautiful place, filled with people of different age, race, religion, economic class, able-bodied status, gender, sexual orientation, etc. These infinite identities, in their various combinations, are the ones that make our everyday experiences unique and powerful. In the case of gender and sexual orientation, over time, our ideologies have become conditioned... Continue Reading →

The Language of Love

While many assume that homosexuality and homoeroticism are Western concepts that diluted Indian traditions, there has long been a question of how and from where these seemingly radical ideas originated. And even though Indians can’t possibly take all the credit, we have had a fair share of gender-fluid characters and relationships in our history, mythology,... Continue Reading →

Schizophrenia – An overview

  What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental health disorder that is characterized by distortions in thinking, perceptions, emotions, sense of self and behavior. Common experiences include hallucinations and delusions. These experiences may be difficult to describe to friends and family members, yet seem completely real to the affected person. This may... Continue Reading →

Thoughts during COVID Quarantine

  When I think about talking to people about what I am feeling, one thought stops me from going through with it - "What will they think of me?" Will they think I am weird? Will it affect my relationship with them? I’ve realized the short answer to all those questions: yes, they will be... Continue Reading →

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