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Vipassana
Vipassana For 10 Days Was The Magic Pill That Calmed My Restless Mind

The author talks about her introduction to and first ever experience of 10 days of meditation, Vipassana, at a time when even doing it for 20 mins was unthinkable to her.

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“You Need To Snap Out Of It” & 25 Other Things Said To Those With Mental Illness

Mental illness is a huge problem, with globally more than 300 million suffering from depression alone. Yet so many of us choose to believe it is all a sham.

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To Battle Depression Is Very Real, And Hard: Be That Friend Who Makes It Easier

Depression is real. It may not be visible, but it exists all the same. To battle depression, an individual needs the support and love of those around her. Be that friend.

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The Fatal Stigma & Silence Around Mental Health Among Desis Everywhere – Why?

Why don't we Indians believe in taking help for depression? "The problem comes from a culture of shame and labelling among the South Asian community," says author Sweta Srivastava Vikram.

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When I Finally Gave Myself Permission To Take Help For A Decade Long Depression

We women often put ourselves last, and sometimes fall prey to social perceptions of mental illness. It is essential that we talk about our depression if we want to heal, as Shikha Gandhi found out.

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I Can Truly LIVE My Life Now ‘Coz My Husband Supported Me In The Darkest Phase Of It

Depression can be a very tricky beast, draining the life and soul out of you, and sometimes those who seem the happiest might be the most at danger. Talk to someone today.

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