Welcome brave-heart Tanvi Kale to "akhilvaani". You are aware, " akhilvaani" is a platform to Own-Up, Open-Up and Talk Mental Illness it is committed to spread "Hope, Love and Pride" amongst Mentally Ill thereby busting the stigma around it. At the outset, my most sincere thanks for first owning-up and opening-up on twitter in response … Continue reading A True Story of Hope: akhilvaani in Conversation with Young-Turk Tanvi Kale on How She Tamed Her Depression Beast
I am new to book review though writing both for publishing and not for publishing has long been my vocation. Also this is the first book review on the "akhilvaani" platform devoted to "Opening-Up, Owning-Up and Talking Mental Illness in India". And when the promise of akhilvaani is to "Give Hope, Love and Pride to … Continue reading Who Says Few People Cannot Change the World-“akhilvaani reviews the Book “The D-Word-A Survivor’s Guide to Depression” by Shubhrata Prakash
i Mr. Vijay Nallawala , aptly describes himself as a "Pixel in the Magnificent Canvas called Life". To introduce Vijay briefly, he is an author par excellence, inspirational storyteller & personal branding coach based in Mumbai. He is also an Entrepreneur, Mental Wellness Catalyst and Compassionate Soul. More importantly, Vijay is what he is in … Continue reading Who Says You Cannot Tame Bipolar Disorder-akhilvaani in Conversation with Vijay Nallawala-An Ordinary Indian with Extraordinary Achievement
Friends, 2017 has arrived in bridal makeover. Can we make it one of "Hope and Pride" for all "Mentally Ill" in India. It will help conquer age-old societal stigma and discrimination against Mental Illness. Yes we can. -if all sufferers and care-givers (family and institutions) make a Collaborative Umbrella. And let the war start with … Continue reading Let us make 2017 the Year of Change-“Time Now to Accept, Own-up, Open-up and talk Mental illness -and Celebrate 2017 as Year of “Hope & Pride for Mentally Ill in India”
It is time to bid farewell to 2016 and make some audacious resolution for upcoming year. Among my resolutions for the year 2017 knocking at the door, the one closest to heart is - "It is time to Talk Mental Illness in India". In my lexicon it is time to talk "Of Madness and Sadness" … Continue reading YEAR END MUSING AND RESOLUTION: As 2017 Dawns -It is Time to Talk “Mental Illness” in India”.