Shhh! Don’t say Depression

I was told by a lot of people to not discuss about my mental health on Social Media. Here’s my take on it: 1. It may look too desperate: It is desperate. Sometimes a post like this is a cry for help. We judge now and later post things like ‘Why didn’t he/she talk to … Continue reading Shhh! Don’t say Depression

There’s always a story

As a kid, I was told, “You’re too quiet and a cry baby.” As a teen, I was told, “You’re too mature for your age.” I nodded with a smile. As an adult, I was told, “You are very arrogant, lazy and have an attitude problem.” As a 30 year old, all I’d like to … Continue reading There’s always a story

Wedding is important than Mental Health!

From the day after my graduation exams, I started working for a call center aka BPO. For all the people who are unfamiliar with the two terms, ‘when you call in a customer support team to complaint about how crappy the internet is, the product you bought was or something else, I’m the person from … Continue reading Wedding is important than Mental Health!

Depression is Real

Last few weeks, rather months have been really tough for the citizens of the globe. Pandemic, cyclone, unemployment etc. has taken a toll on a lot of lives. I sympathize with everyone who are suffering and kudos to all those who are striving hard to overcome this. One of the news on the suicide investigation … Continue reading Depression is Real

Reasons not responsible for my depression

A fat person call themselves fat but takes an offence when the world points it out. Don't take an offence to this statement, I'm a fat person and I can use the 'term - fat' to my convenience. Likewise a depressed person can call themselves depressed but if someone else points it out we retaliate, … Continue reading Reasons not responsible for my depression

Love-story 1

It all began when I joined my tenth standard classes. I was naive, believed in love stories and believed that there is a knight in shining armor for me who will come and sweep me off and make me forget my past. Well the past isn't a love story, it is just that I have … Continue reading Love-story 1

First Step towards my Mental Health

There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds. Laurell K. HamiltonIt wasn't until two years ago that I self diagnosed myself as 'Depressed', not because it was cool and in trend at the time, because I read too many articles and completely related to … Continue reading First Step towards my Mental Health

Always the Fat Kid!

I am the fat kid from school, who used to sit on the first bench, but not academically intelligent. I was smart, but not intelligent. I liked subjects that were considered to be ‘okay-ish’ – English! Science, Maths and History, never inspired me. I used to love writing in school. I used to write diaries … Continue reading Always the Fat Kid!

It Hurts

Loving you and knowing, you won’t, hurts Crying deep within, but a broad smile on the face, hurts Not being a part of the special day, hurts Wishing for your happiness, at the cost of my tears, hurts Looking into the wall to find you with the others, hurts More than a decade, but breaking … Continue reading It Hurts

3 Alarming Signs that you are in Stress

What do I do, that is so stressful, you might wonder? I work for a BPO. I am an E-mail associate and I love the work I do. The stress I get is from the company I work for and the management. I am sure most of you can relate to this. All of us … Continue reading 3 Alarming Signs that you are in Stress

Why did I begin blogging?

It is a Wednesday morning and I woke up early with a bad rahther worst tummy pain. It could be because of the excessive dinner I had or maybe the extra Christmas treats, I have been secretly having. Either way, this tummy isn’t going to let me sleep. Someone on Facebook, recently asked me, “Why … Continue reading Why did I begin blogging?

Secrets that people with Depression keep from their Friends

Living with depression is not as easy as we think it is. In India, depression is not something people talk about. It, like every other psychological disorder is treated and talked about in a closed room and a hushed voice. Depression is not something that can be easily diagnosed. There are symptoms but seeking professional … Continue reading Secrets that people with Depression keep from their Friends

Is it the job or the company?

It isn't safe to be without a job. It isn't safe to be in a job that brings out the worse in you. If a person is finding themselves in the middle of these two statements, then you'll are the one who will understand me and this post. I am a full time email support … Continue reading Is it the job or the company?

Should we judge those who make up stories?

“Making up stories”, is something that is been looked at as a wrong deed. If a guy makes up stories, that doesn’t hurt a being but makes them feel good is that really a bad thing? In a group of friends, we do have one or two of such people who will make up stories … Continue reading Should we judge those who make up stories?

Am I a character in someone’s story?

There are times when I have this feeling, that I am a part of someone's story who dislikes my character so much, that they have decided not to give me any happy days. What if I am living in someone's story? What if a struggling writer is just making up characters and just not ending … Continue reading Am I a character in someone’s story?

Another Day

Getting up every morning and following the exact same routine can get onto your head. Every morning, I have this feeling of emptiness in me that prolongs till I come back home. Honestly, even after coming back home from work, the emptiness stays. Lately, I haven't been spending a lot of time talking to my … Continue reading Another Day

String of Random Words

Grief! Sorrow! Misery! Words like these are underrated to explain a mother’s pain that has lost her kid. A mother who loses her child is going through a lot of pain that cannot be explained to anyone. If anyone could understand her sorrow, it would be her inner self. A mother nurtures the kid when … Continue reading String of Random Words

Is your Relationship going through a Rough Patch?

When you are in a relationship and feel alone there could be a really coerce impact on your mind.  Most of the people do not look at the emotional pain of their partner.  If a person loves you and forgives you every time, that doesn't mean your partner is a fool, it means she loves … Continue reading Is your Relationship going through a Rough Patch?

Interview Culture: The Truth and Lie Game – II

You should read the Part I before you start with this. Click Here! Have job interviews ever given you a terrible headache? Have you ever been in a time in life when you are - unemployed, going for interviews 5 times a week and still getting no result? Are you tired of acting to be sweet and … Continue reading Interview Culture: The Truth and Lie Game – II

Second Life…

She tried to stop crying. She tried to get over the past. She tried to smile. She tried everything that people asked her to try to get off ‘The Depression’. She would’ve felt at ease, if people understood her, she thought. People thought she is sad and her mood swings were nothing but a monthly … Continue reading Second Life…