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Sisters Act to Fight Depression With Purpose

Here is a real life narrative of three sisters who rally around their fourth sibling who has severe depression and...

My Brother's Depression Was Really Difficult On Our Family

Rangashri Kishore, Head Librarian at Krea University, Chittoor, who was caregiver to her brother for 35 years after he...
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"It Is Okay To Be Not Okay" – Accepting My Clinical Depression

Shayonee, 30, a lawyer from Mumbai ignored the signs of depression for a very long time. A diagnosis of chronic...
Sangeetha Param who has Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder and Depression in a pink dress

Like A Broken Vehicle, I Had To Be Push Started

Sangeetha Param, a 24 year old living with bipolar disorder and depression, is a successful employee, has authored two...

"People Said My Behaviour Was Manipulative"

When R had suicidal thoughts and a feeling of hopelessness, she finally sought help and was diagnosed with severe...
Image Description: A head shot of Mr. Akhileshwar Sahay with spectacles as he shares his experience of living with Bipolar, Depression and COPD

Bipolar or COPD - Never Lose Hope

And QUIT SMOKING. Akhileshwar Sahay, a seasoned industry veteran, has been living with bipolar disorder for the last 2...
Image: Vidya, with spectacles and black hair holding a black and white on her left shoulder

My Life With Depression - Don't Give Up, Don't Give In

Vidya Heble has been a journalist for more than 30 years, and now writes and edits from her home near Mumbai which...
Priya sitting on a green patch with a basket of fresh food next to her sharing her management of hypothyroidism

How I Took Charge Of My Life And Thyroid

Priya had for years allowed hypothyroidism and its related issues to get the better of her, till she finally turned...
Image: Stock pic of a man sitting depressed, holding his head, next to a window

Don't Be Escapist. Don't Be Angry

Jack (name changed to protect identity) is a 60 year old man in Singapore who struggled with reactive depression and is...
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A Health Check Up Was His Lucky Charm

A year ago, Anand (name changed to protect identity) might easily have been any of the quiet pleasant young corporate...

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