Ask the Teens: The Insta Generation

By Amrita Tripathi While I was initially attempting to do a story on how parenting has changed in this digital age, given the pressure to always be ‘on’, and look good while you’re at it, I essentially got schooled by a couple of teenagers on how all-encompassing the pressure from social is. And let’s not forget, it’s […]

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Your Stories: More Than Just the Blues — Life With Post-Partum Depression

By Prerna Uppal It’s been more than two years since my son was born, but the first time I shared my birth story was four months ago. It was in an online creative writing class for writers, who are also mothers/grandmothers. Maybe it was the distance I have now from the feelings and emotions I […]

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Your Stories: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Depression

By Shubhrata Prakash My first experience of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) was a brief but promising one. When I was first diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD), in 2011, I was put on anti-depressants and my psychiatrist did some counselling for me. However, that left many gaps in my treatment. The anti-depressants were maybe working, […]

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