How seeking help helped me

Siddique Shaikh  I grew up in a large joint family with a business background in manufacturing and retail of footwear in Mumbai.  Living in a joint family has its own benefits as you grow up with a stronger emotional bond with your cousins, uncles and aunts until the time for property distribution arrives. God has […]

It only gets better 

Utsav Kumar We are all constantly bombarded with gender stereotypes. Whether we like it or not, from the day we are born, we receive subtle cues on how to be a man – from baby boys wear blue to real men don’t back down from a fight.  Given this stereotyping, a man’s mental health, even […]

Never too late to heal the unexpressed

Mohita Aggarwal Motherhood is a choice you make every day to put your child’s happiness and well being ahead of your own and learn from the hard lessons, to make impossible “I Am Possible” and to forgive yourself over and over again for committing mistakes. Some days, it will be all you can do to […]

जिंदगी का एक नया पड़ाव

तीन साल से ज्यादा जेल में रहने के बाद अपनी जिंदगी को फिर से एक नए और बेहतर मोड़ पर पाना सौभाग्य की बात है अखिलेश भारती मैं उत्तर प्रदेश के गोरखपुर का रहने वाला हूँ। मैं पिछले 20-22 सालों से दिल्ली में परिवार के साथ रह रहा हूँ, मैंने दिल्ली से ही अपनी 12वीं […]

Road trip to solace

Sukriti Taneja Looking through Forbes’s elaborate list of “Five Reasons Why Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health”, my eyes waited to come across the words ‘It helps you forget your pain’, but sadly, amongst the many notions of why one should travel, my reasons never quite topped the charts. “Take me somewhere with no […]

सहारा टेक्नोलॉजी का

सीखने की सच में कोई उम्र नहीं होती। टेक्नोलॉजी को अपनाने के अपने ही फायदे हैं। पढ़िए और जानिये प्रशांत दीक्षित पंडित जवाहरलाल नेहरू ने अपने लेखों में टेक्नोलॉजी को तकनीक का नाम दिया था। शायद उनकी मंशा पाठको की सहूलियत बढ़ाने की थी। वाजिब था। क्योकि टेक्नोलॉजी और उसका हिंदी अनुवाद यांत्रिकी दोनों ही […]

Change yourself to accept the change in your life

Shariqa Malik Khushi kya hai iska andaza gham aane ke baad hua,Mohabbat kya hai ye ehsaas, maa-baap ke jaane k baad hua….. A 21 year old girl lost her mother and went to her father’s lap. Her father calmly said, “Am I a good father?” Without a second thought, I said, of course you’re. He […]

Every sunrise is a new beginning

Gunjan Pande Morrie Schwartz wasn’t my Social Psychology professor. But this spring break 2022, he became my life coach, when I read his student Mitch Albom’s beautiful relationship chronicle Tuesdays With Morrie (TWM), as part of the bucket list stuff I’d lined up to do once my son left for college in February. The ‘to-do’ […]

Embracing change

Navraj Bhatia The only constant in life is change, goes the adage. Fearful, unexpected, unavoidable. Yet we don’t count it among the many expectations in life. Things would be simpler if we did. Human beings have a complicated relationship with change. While it is both inevitable and essential for growth, change can also be deeply uncomfortable […]

Sensitivity, an emotion most needed

What does it mean to go through a life changing surgery for breast cancer? What does it take away and what does it leave behind? Seema Kumar I recently read an article which talked about actress Chhavi Mittal calling out the insensitivity of people regarding breast cancer and also talked about people discussing her breasts […]