“I should be happy, but instead I feel nothing. I feel a lot of nothing these days. I’ve cried a few times, but mostly I’m empty, as if whatever makes me feel and hurt and laugh and love has been surgically removed, leaving me hollowed out like a shell.” – Jennifer Niven, All the bright […]
Signs that your parent might be struggling with Mental Health issues. How can you help?
” What is wrong with you?” “You always embarrass me” “You don’t care about me at all” ” Why can’t we have some normal conversation?” ” We are not normal” ” Is there something wrong with me?” ” Is there something wrong with you?” ” I feel guilty, like it’s all my fault” ” I […]
Is the Notion of Toxic Masculinity Stopping us from Talking About Men’s Mental Health?
My brother was 5 when he got hurt while playing cricket. Blood started oozing out of his wound and he was crying. My granny tried shushing him while cleaning his wound,” You are a strong boy, Abhi! And boys don’t cry! C’mon show me who is gonna be a strong man?” Yes, harmless stereotype. Probably, […]
Can mental health illness be cured without medication?
Treatment of Mental Health Disorders and Ilnesses People with mental illness varying from depression to Schizophrenia categorize themselves as ‘sufferers’ which is not wrong on their part to say as a lot of pain keeps on creeping day by day. But calling them sufferers only as a means of representing their identity in the society […]
Understanding Depression: What It Means, its Symptoms, and Useful Tips to deal with it.
Depression is the most common mental disorder in the world, affecting people from any age group. It negatively affects the way you feel, think, and subsequently act. However, it is widely misunderstood as just a state of feeling sad, and that to overcome it you just need to laugh and feel happy. An important thing […]