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No One Understands The Complexity Of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dev Yadava, 72 from Mumbai was diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and in the 13 years since he has become an...
A young woman Shweta Chawre in a black sweater and jeans looking back at the camera as she walks away

Love, Courage And Drawing Cartoons Helped Me Cope With Childhood Cancer!

Shweta Chawre, animator and graphic designer, who was diagnosed with stage 2 osteosarcoma, an aggressive type of bone...

In Sickness And In Health

A Valentine's Day Special This Valentine's Day we asked the spouses of a few of our contributors how they supported...
Pooja in a white dress with  her son and husband on the deck of a ship

Don't Let Epilepsy Get The Better Of You

Pooja Mehta Nandi, 40, reflects on how she never ever let epilepsy seizures overpower or crush her - through school,...
Peer Specialist with Psychosis Vijay jumping atop a canyon

"My Struggles With My Anxieties and Triggers Have Made Me A Better Person"

Vijay Pratap Rai, who was diagnosed with psychosis, became a successful peer support specialist as he realised that by...
A young man in grey shirt and blue jeans with cactus and other green plants in the background

"I Will Help Not Just My Peers But Also Myself"

Vijay Pratap Rai, from Singapore, who was diagnosed with psychosis, recounts his anxiety-ridden journey and how he...
Ewing Sarcoma survivor Gauri in a pink dress in the foreground and some buildings in the background

"Life Is Even More Beautiful After Cancer"

Gauri Singh was 25 when she was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma. Cancer free for 9 years, she shares her journey to send...
Saluting Cancer Survivors on World Cancer Day

Saluting Cancer Survivors And Their Caregivers!

This World Cancer Day, we asked some of our contributors - survivors, thrivers, warriors and caregivers for their...
Ranjana on the right with her stroke survivor mother Vaidehi on the left

Stroke Takes Emotional And Financial Toll On Family!

Ranjana Rajan had a difficult time when her mother Vaidehi suddenly got a stroke and returned home with her left limbs...
Caesar the dog on the left playing with an autistic boy in shorts and vest

How Our Dog Helped Our Son Engage With The World

Rohini Subramanian Katriar shares the experience and benefits of bringing in a dog into the life of her son on the...

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