An Open Letter to You

Dear You, How are you? How are you holding up? I know it’s hard… I also know that it took you great courage to have come this far. I am so proud of you, I appreciate the part where you decided to not give up and fight this battle yourself. Remember, you are so loved.... Continue Reading →

The Depressions of Male Valley

Imagine a picturesque scenario. The world is fun, the society is cultured and democracy is yet to fail itself. In the midst of this utopia are human beings. Generally, they are either a man or a woman, although deviances in gender traits have been known to exist, and are often accepted. While we can talk... Continue Reading →

A One-Man Battle

"Oh my god, are you really crying over this? Don’t be such a girl!  Come on, be a man!" Since their childhood, men have been taught to hide their feelings, masking their sensitive side with a strong and impassive exterior. To cry is termed as “girly” and emotions are usually dismissed, asking them to “man... Continue Reading →

Life with Neuroticism

I scored in the 92nd percentile on neuroticism on the Big 5 personality test. Normally, I wouldn’t care, but this score was a bit too extreme. 92nd percentile. I was among the top neurotics who ever attempted the test. Intrigued, I took similar tests on other websites. 80th percentile. 88th percentile. I was scoring pretty... Continue Reading →

A Helpless Spectator

I have been a helpless spectator when my close friends suffered. Despaired at their pain. Grieved at their inability to function. These are feeling you would know if anyone you know suffers from or had suffered from depression. Depression is a demon that casts a gloomy shadow on the person's life. There is no easy... Continue Reading →

A diary entry of sorts?

Where do I begin? How do I try to make you understand what it feels like to live with something that you refuse to even acknowledge exists. Something that is perhaps even more mythical than unicorns or leprechauns. Yet, I shall try; try to convey what I feel as best I can in the faint... Continue Reading →

Dreams to Emotions

Do you know how it feels, when you are tied on a rope, clenched tightly on your neck, pulled from both the sides and the only way you can escape is by letting one side win? Wanting both, and struggling in the middle - you're gonna choke and suffer. The struggle is hard. You eventually... Continue Reading →

Sometimes I wish

  Sometimes I wish The notion about depression amidst the masses turns true Sometimes I wish I could snap out of depression as my friend urges me to Sometimes I wish My mother’s lap could heal depression like magic Sometimes I wish My mind would clear through the traffic Sometimes I wish Suicide rants weren’t... Continue Reading →

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