Suddenly being cheerful began to feel like a crime. Happiness became an unfair advantage. I began to despise my position of small privileges.
Death has become a reality for so many of our loved ones in current times - but let us be mindful of how we convey this news to someone, be careful not to spring it on them.
Spotify India, your new ads are borderline insulting to the listener, and triggering for those like me who use music as an escape from day to day loneliness...
As a survivor myself, let me say as I launch Dr Nandini's book Left Behind that no suicide loss survivor is responsible for what their loved ones decided to do (or not do) with their lives!
Fitness routines at home, sharing of household load, keeping in touch with loved ones on social media, and a lot of positivity - these were the things that kept us sane through the lockdown.
Being an adult comes with the responsibility of taking care of ourselves, playing the grown up role and always being the rock. But is it really possible?
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