It took a lot of Unlearning and Relearing, applying what I learnt in therapy to my life and the difference baffled me.

I am a doctor. I was working day in and day out during my internship and taking care of my body. I was having good number of friends, had enough money to go out and buy things that give me happiness. But still it all felt superficial. I noticed some people slipping away from my … Continue reading It took a lot of Unlearning and Relearing, applying what I learnt in therapy to my life and the difference baffled me.

The strongest stigma sometimes is the one in your head. 

“Come on, there are real problems in the real world. When you forget how to be grateful and stop taking your duty seriously is when you get all these stupid notions about being depressed or anxious or whatever the hell it is that you are convinced you feel.” Raise a hand if that feels familiar. Raise a … Continue reading The strongest stigma sometimes is the one in your head. 

Mental health Stigma: A hindrance for help and Compassion

Recently I was on a flight to Delhi, although it wasn’t my first time I never clicked on the flight attendant button above my head. It could be that I never had a requirement or perhaps I lacked confidence and courage to do a simple regular task of communicating with other human being. But this … Continue reading Mental health Stigma: A hindrance for help and Compassion

How my narcissistic parent made me believe I’m a failure…

I’m 26 years old and realized that I have been a victim of narcissistic abuse only a few months back. I won’t lie, it was heartbreaking. Out of all the people in the world, your own mom considered you as her competition. I was shattered when I knew this. It took me days to accept … Continue reading How my narcissistic parent made me believe I’m a failure…

Patience

Written by "Jahnavi" To say patience is a virtue is an understatement. It's really more of a skill—one that can be learned and needs constant nurturing. Patience is the state of being that occurs between experience and reaction. Whether you're trying to be patient with yourself, others, or life, it seems to always involve the … Continue reading Patience