Mental Health in the Workplace

With the quarantine in full effect, Some of us have been working from our beds - the line between home and work completely blurred. Some others have a little too much family time and work has been their escape. And, for yet many more the pandemic has cost them their jobs and uncertainty looms like... Continue Reading →

LonePack Conversations—Rand Fishkin & fighting depression through an entrepreneurial journey

Putting one’s efforts, money, time, and passion into building a company is easier said than done. Not only does it give one the fame and glory of establishing big in the business world, but also drive them crazy over various step-stones in the process to stardom.  https://soundcloud.com/lonepack-conversations/fighting-depression-through-an-entrepreneurial-journey-ft-rand-fishkin Also follow us on: Apple Podcasts  Spotify  ... Continue Reading →

Dear Songbird

Trigger warning: Mentions of depression, rape and related issues.    ‘Songbird, why dost thou bear a broken wing?’ Sarojini Naidu. Wait, I know her! Naidu...Naidu...Yes! That freedom fighter, right? The one who went on Gandhi’s Dandi march with him? There’s even a very famous photo of them marching ahead to freedom. Freedom...Independence...Such abstract concepts! As... 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 →

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 →

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