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Personal Voices

"Therapy Helped Me Manage Social Anxiety"

When a socially active person like Sharmada started avoiding her friends, she knew she had a problem. Sharmada shares...

I Value Every Moment of My Life Now

Parimal Ghosh, an 80 year old war veteran and now a cancer survivor, relives his experience of battling the condition...
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Grasping Conversations Can Be Hell For Us

Linish Balan, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, gives us an insight into how individuals with autism face difficulties...
Pushpa Garde who controlled her diabetes with medication, discipline and lifestyle changes

I Decided To Fight This Lifestyle Disease With Changes In Lifestyle

Delhi-based Pushpa Garde is 75 years old and has been ably handling diabetes for the last 25 years, mainly with...
Image of Sunena Gupta, a black haired woman with alopecia smiling and facing the camera against a background of green foliage

Dancing Through Self-Image Issues to Hope

Bhanu Ramchandran talks to Sunena Gupta, a young girl whose journey to overcome self-image and mental issues caused by...
On the left an Indian woman in a pink dress and white scarf who was over weight and on the right a trimmer version woman in a white and yellow top and black pants

I Walk with Hand-Weights to Lose Weight and Build Health

Kavita Behl, 53, who was diagnosed with high levels of uric acid causing excruciating pain and swelling in her feet,...
Image: Sanjay Jaiswal, with black hair and a moustache is an Oral Cancer survivor and stands in a red shirt against a yellow background

At 42, I Learned To Speak Again With The Help Of Tongue Twisters

Early detection of mouth cancer helped Sanjay Jaiswal minimize postoperative challenges, discomfort and deformities....

Defeated Cancer, One Push At A Time

Shilpa Aneja, 34 is a Stage 3 breast cancer survivor from Jaipur and credits her recovery to proper maintenance of a...
Image: Left to Right. On the Left is Harshita the mom in a red dress, in the center is Sahil in a pink T Shirt and the on the right is the father in a green shirt

We Changed Schools Again and Again To Give My Son Better Options

Changing schools is a difficult choice and one not made lightly. But 20 year old Sahil’s educational journey made him...
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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...

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