Battles in the Mind: An Excerpt

We feature a moving excerpt from Battles in the Mind, a book written by Anna Chandy, chairperson of Deepika Padukone’s Live Love Laugh Foundation (and Padukone’s therapist). This excerpt is published with kind permission of Penguin Random House India. Battles in the Mind by Anna Chandy  … Among the many souvenirs of my painful childhood that I have still […]

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D is for Depression: The Health Collective Interview (Hindi)

This interview with Shubhrata Prakash, author of ‘The D Word’ is on our site in English here; it is translated into Hindi in partnership with the team at Newsroom Post. Also Read: D is for Depression   1)       अगर आप पीछे मुड़कर देखें तो आपकी इस यात्रा का सबसे कठिन भाग क्या रहा है? अवसाद की इस यात्रा का […]

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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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Fallen Standing: An Excerpt from a Powerful Memoir

THE SCHIZOPHRENIST Excerpted with Permission from Fallen Standing: My Life as a Schizophrenist by Reshma Valliappan … “You guys wait for me to be 30 and then tell me all of this? Why do you assume that I won’t understand? I’ve understood you ever since I was six!” This is how most of my mornings have […]

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Your Stories: Feat. A Book of Light

By Amrita Tripathi Writer and columnist Jerry Pinto needs little introduction, and as many of you will have seen and read…he has followed up the widely acclaimed Em and the Big Hoom with a powerful and intense book he’s edited — A Book of Light: When A Loved One Has a Different Mind. Featuring 13 stories, the collection does a lot to […]

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