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My fear, her truth

The worst of extreme depression is a perpetual fear that something bad is going to happen and worrying about how you will ever deal with it. At some point that fear becomes so damn unbearable that you start feeling that… Continue Reading →

Empathy, an agony

Extreme empathy is crippling because you can’t distinguish their pain and your pain. You stop seeing and start living the unstoppable agony in your head, even when you are in no way connected to the sufferers. Especially when anxiety and… Continue Reading →

Baby brains – Super brains

I’ve often heard people, especially elders, mainly overprotective grandparents and sometimes parents, say “He’s a baby. It’s too early for him to understand” when someone wants to tell a baby to do or not do something. Maybe till around 6… Continue Reading →

Fighting my demons, fighting depression

I have read numerous write-ups on the internet with the same title – “My battle with depression”. I have read numerous write-ups on how to deal with depression too. Honestly, more than half of these is nothing but utter crap…. Continue Reading →

A peek into my enigmatic dreams

“Dream come true” is a very widely used idiom. It means you have finally got something you have wanted for a long time. But have you ever felt that your dreams are literally coming true, weirdly enough? I mean the… Continue Reading →

All ears, are we?

Most people who have known me, and by that I mean, the ones I haven’t given a cold shoulder to, know that I am a talker. I can talk quite passionately about things that interest me, things that I’ve found… Continue Reading →

Let your feelings flow

I have looked at a number of people and wondered, “What does anyone gain from hiding feelings?” Yes, there are people who are annoyingly oversensitive and irritate the hell out of others by constantly overdoing the display of emotions –… Continue Reading →

Come, let’s spread joy!

I learned the importance of treating everyone equal and with respect from Amma. Not that Acha treats people differently; but I grew up with Amma and she has always been extra careful in this regard. From the time I can… Continue Reading →

The younger child’s curse

I have heard people talk about how the youngest child in a family is always the most pampered; the most cared for; the one who gets everything she wants. I have also heard people say that the youngest child is… Continue Reading →

When shamelessness becomes strength

Having no shame is normally supposed to be bad. But at times, it is a great quality to have. And I’ve learned that from none other than my Amma. Quite contrary to my usual way of doing what I want… Continue Reading →

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