Too Busy or Worried to … Smell the Roses?

By Komal Vaishnav In today’s fast paced times, when working hours begin as soon as one has any time to gather oneself after getting up in the morning, the quintessential work-life balance has gone for a toss. According to online counselling website ‘Yourdost‘, 50 percent of corporate India is under chronic stress with 30 per cent having problems such as addiction […]

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Depression: Myths and Facts

डिप्रेशन की कई कल्पित कथाएं एवं सही तथ्यय  कल्पित मान्यता  1. डिप्रेशन को ध्यान बंटा कर ठीक किया जा सकता हे. 2. डिप्रेशन अमीरों की बीमारी हे . यह मुझे नहीं होगी 3. डिप्रेशन ताकतवर लोगों को नहीं होता हे. यह एक तरह की कमज़ोरी हे 4. डिप्रेशन अपने आप जाने वाली बीमारी हे. इसके बारे […]

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Interviewing Reshma Valliappan, Author of Fallen, Standing

By Amrita Tripathi Do check out an interview with the multi-talented author of Fallen, Standing: My Life as a Schizophrenist, Reshma Valliappan. You can read an excerpt of her book here. Highly recommend the book (in case that’s in doubt!)   1) You write very powerfully about your experiences, your life pre-diagnosis and post-diagnosis… very personally about […]

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‘Justice Denied: State of Karnataka Vs. Pascal Mazurier’

By Siddharth Pillai/ Aarambh India Despite ‘access to justice’ being a fundamental right enshrined in the Constitution, one comes to realise that access doesn’t really frame the experience. Access feels like connecting to a wi-fi and entering a password. While the fight for justice implies a conflict- two or more opposing sides getting at each other and taking a beating from […]

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