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Origami of Becoming: A doodle journal | Image

Origami of Becoming: A doodle journal

We are born into stories. Since time immemorial and the days around the campfire, we have been telling stories. Some stories we carry with us about who we are and what is important for us and we build connections by re-telling these stories....

April 6, 2020 Read More

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Tying threads together

In this series of blog posts for TheMindClan, I have written about recognising emotional abuse and about the need to understand the meaning of, and fallacies in the perceived meaning of family....

July 4, 2019 Read More

Let's talk about family | Image

Let's talk about family

Before you start reading this, I want you to take a pen and paper and answer this - What does ‘home’ mean to you? Hold on to this question because this will remain the central point of this post....

June 21, 2019 Read More

What I learned when I attended a workshop on relationships | Image

What I learned when I attended a workshop on relationships

We’ve all grown up assuming that our relationships with our friends, family, and romantic partners will be smooth. If two people love and care about each other, things between them are bound to be good, right?...

June 7, 2019 Read More

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Recognizing emotional abuse

A guest post. Pull Quotes: "The key to understanding emotional abuse therefore, lies in checking the extent of negative impact a person has on one’s psyche." "Does a dynamic make one feel lesser every time there is an exchange?...

May 30, 2019 Read More

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health | Image

Jugaad: A little book of know-hows from young people about Mental Health

Jugaad - A Little Book of Know-hows from Young People about Mental Health Jugaad is a little book on mental health shaped by the lived experiences of 14 really powerful voices by young people, which is curated by Yashna Vishwanathan and has drawings by Ananya Broker Parekh....

May 22, 2019 Read More

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MhWHY

Over the past year, I was working with women situationed in a fragile, perilous situation, one that people without privilege so often find themselves in. This was in a therapeutic context, & the first thing to hit me when I went in there, was that their ‘needs’ could not be more removed from the so-called domain of mental health....

March 21, 2019 Read More

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A collection of pieces

O K A Y There’s no answer to whether it is a good thing or a bad thing to be merely okay. On some days, that’s all we have. We have to make do....

March 21, 2019 Read More

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Wither away slowly

Trigger Warning: Mentions of self-harm & death.

March 10, 2019 Read More