Lifting the Veil of Depression

A lot of you might know, I've tried to spend a lot of time thinking about how to best articulate what depression and anxiety can feel like. In my blogs 'boggarts and buggers' and 'Just Breathe' I talk about how crippling and all consuming anxiety can be. In today's world of mental health awareness we... Continue Reading →

Engineering Mat Karna

The story starts with our protagonist Kriti Dubey - an eighteen year old engineering aspirant looking to get an admit into one of the most competitive universities in the country. Kriti has spent her entire middle and high school studying in the middle east. Her family had moved there for work and as a young... Continue Reading →

Vulnerability & Strength

This particular post feels a little hard to write because vulnerability, especially in close relationships, stirs this innate fear of pain or loss for most of us. I'm still chewing on the last statement and trying to figure out what that means for me. I have had a hard time opening up to people for... Continue Reading →

Take It And Go!

“I love your new haircut!” “Thanks, I wish it were a little longer.” “Great job on that event last week.” “You think? It felt like such a mess!” I've heard friends shut down and push aside compliments so many times, like arrows bouncing off a shield. It's frustrating! Instead of letting praise sink in, we... Continue Reading →

Best Friends Forever

Best friend forever (plural: best friends forever): A person who is an especially close and trusted friend over a long time period. other definitions: 1) Used by someone to make you feel special, when really they have 50 best friends. 2) Used to obtain food, emotional support, financial support etc... 3) Used to sustain genuine strong friendships. “You are... Continue Reading →

A Damsel In Distress

The damsel-in-distress, persecuted maiden, or princess in jeopardy is a classic theme in world literature, art, film and video games, most notably in the most action-packed. It implies a young woman in trouble (with the implication that the woman needs to be rescued, as by a prince in a fairy tale). "She makes a rather... Continue Reading →

The Persistent Suitor

There was a young man, that I met with through mutual friends in college who has been asking me out. I considered him an acquaintance — an acquaintance I had become increasingly unfond of. He has asked me out to lunch/dinner, and it has not been easy to say no. He asks things like, are... Continue Reading →

Mental – I – zation

He was 15 when his Hungarian parents thought it would be best for him to come to live in the UK with another family. His parents were refugees in …Mental – I – zation

Surviving the Toxic Boss

If you're interested in working long hours using outdated technology while being micromanaged by a nut job, the job's is yours If only every interviewer would be as honest as this one! At least you'd walk into work expecting chaos. Probably the most accurate advice from the Horrible Bosses movie was: Nick Hendricks:"Quick story, my... Continue Reading →

What Depression Feels Like

Depression is a serious mental illness that can interfere with a person's life. It can cause long-lasting and severe feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and a loss of interest in activities. It can also cause physical symptoms of pain, appetite changes, and sleep problems. "I was in so much pain that I really didn't want to... Continue Reading →

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