Join us: Launching a Book on Dealing with Depression

Inspired by many of Your Stories, we have a book ready, the first in the Mindscape series with publishers Simon & Schuster India. ‘Real Stories of Dealing with Depression’ is available for order on Amazon here The book chronicles 10 stories, mostly first-person stories on Living with Depression and the road to healing… through an ‘India lens’. […]

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Book Alert: Real Stories of Dealing with Depression

  View this post on Instagram   Here you go folks, our title for June! Book 1 of The Mindscape Series: Real stories of dealing with depression by Amrita Tripathi and Arpita Anand Depression in urban India is something we are learning to talk about. But are we really having the conversations we need to? […]

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Your Stories: How to Navigate Relationships and Love With Depression

By Shubhrata Prakash Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and to use a cheesy line, well, “Love is in the air”! However, love is not always romantic love. Love defines so many relationships in our lives. Love for our parents, love for our children, love for our siblings and the extended family. Love for […]

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Creating Art: From Self-Expression to Healing

By Jerin Jacob  “This is SO overwhelming. I need my book! and my colours! I need to switch off, right now!” We all have times when we absolutely, completely zone out and need a break, or rather, some me-time. ‘Me-time’ doing something or even absolutely nothing. Listening to songs, writing down the lyrics, doodling along, […]

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Legends of Tomorrow: Talking Mental Health and Queer Lives through Sci Fi and Fantasy

By Ilina Acharya There is something about the show Legends of Tomorrow that has left me captivated. Maybe it is the revelation that there are TV shows such as this that are queer, have kickass female leads as well as fun and diverse characters. Some strange plot devices notwithstanding, it’s a pretty entertaining show. And who said […]

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Your Stories: Healing after Rape and Avoiding Triggers

By Anonymous I had suppressed every shred of memory I have of being raped, deep in some dusty corner of (my) mind, so that I could live a life where I could pretend it never happened. I only told the bare minimum number of people about this incident. My family and friends didn’t know about […]

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Wheelchair Cricket: Go Team India!

By Sukanya Sharma It is double the celebration — India just won the Asia Cup, just over a week after Team India won the Wheelchair Cricket Asia cup. Here are excerpts of an interview with the coach of the team, Squadron Leader Abhai Pratap Singh (retd) and one of the players, Sunil Rao. “It’s very […]

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Your Stories: Living with Panic Attacks, Anxiety and Depression

By Anonymous Life events in my early twenties triggered the first onslaught of panic attacks and anxiety. And no, anxiety and panic attacks are not just (an) over reaction to nervousness. They can be severely debilitating, capturing your mind and body in their iron strongholds, until you start to feel your body and mind being […]

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Motherhood: The Roller Coaster Ride

By Vanita Singh Fernandes Here’s an exercise. Imagine a few changes in your life (in a matter of months). Imagine your body about ten kilos heavier (and on a heady cocktail of hormones). Your skin coarse, covered with marks, bumps and some skin tags. Imagine your bladder having a mind of its own. And being […]

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