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Tag: Mental Health
“Can you recall the first time you met him?” Dr. Shikha, my therapist, asked. Without breaking my gaze from the crystal stone that I was fidgeting with from the start of the session, I started to recollect the faint memory in my head. A light chuckle might’ve escaped as I juggled through the thousand beautiful memories I had with him.
Child of the sun and moon, I am eclipse. My birth has a purpose, a very powerful one, and my driving force has been to make the world a happy and woe-free place.
“Bhai nahi raha.”
I was staring at the message, trying to decipher the words again. Meaning, I got, impact, I wish I had. “What? Why? I don’t know what to say” just slipped off my fingers, sure to hurt him and haunt me. Really? How foolish of me! Another desperate low of my life! In my mind regretting the fiasco, I started wishing my reply would change into something more sympathetic before reaching him. I wanted him to know that I had concerns far more than what my silly text would ever communicate, without telling him so. But Alas! Telepathy or manifestation is not my biggest strength.
The concept of surveillance has always been a multilayered affair because of its many undertones like care, discipline, watching, controlling and what not. The conditioning of society has placed an emphasis on how an adult should behave and is expected to be ‘stable’. The aspiration towards achieving upward class mobility has resulted in the privileging […]
It wasn’t day or night. It wasn’t a weekday or a weekend. It was too hard to keep track. Before the mirror, stood a person with a crushed spirit. The eyebags became successively prominent. At this avenue, appearance didn’t matter. The time didn’t matter. You know you’ve hit rock bottom when there is practically nothing […]
“I’m disappointed in you”, the most excruciatingly painful sentence a person can be told by someone they care about. It surpasses “I hate you”, “Goodbye” or “I’ll never forgive you.” It means that that person held you in a higher regard than you could ever think, and now you’re falling from grace at an accelerated […]
As defined by the American Psychological Association, mental health involves effective functioning in daily activities, resulting in productive activities (work, school, caregiving), healthy relationships, the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity. In other words, “mental health refers to our emotional, psychological and social well-being”. Thus, the state of our mental health influences […]
We make so many decisions from menial things like what top to wear, what time to start our day, or how much milk goes into our coffee to important ones like which subject to major in or choosing our career. The choices we make bring meaning to our lives and give us the power to […]
You all must know Joker, from the Batman series: bleached face, green hair, and facetious smile on his face. If you search on google, you will see that he is also one of the scariest villains of Hollywood, which is quite a great feat considering how vast and immensely populated that field is. Arthur Fleck […]