I am Mentally Ill-Should I Tell My Boss? You Must I Say? But do so carefully?

There is general consensus amongst scientists about two things- one, the curse of Mental Illness is spreading fast and second, as a general rule, severe mental illnesses like Depression, Bipolar Disorder or even Schizophrenia strike early in life. So if you suffer from Mental Illness and have already joined a job or are applying for … Continue reading I am Mentally Ill-Should I Tell My Boss? You Must I Say? But do so carefully?

What I Mean by: India Own-up, Open-up and Talk Mental Illness

It is early days for the campaign "India: Own-Up, Open-up and Talk Mental Illness. Also the year of "Hope, Love and Pride" for Mentally Ill in India has just begun. I am humbled by the pouring up of messages of encouragement for the national festival and am also grateful to the brave hearts coming out … Continue reading What I Mean by: India Own-up, Open-up and Talk Mental Illness

India: Let Us make 2017 Year to “Own-Up, Open-Up and Talk Mental Illness”

Friends in earlier two blogs in "Of Madness and Sadness" series in akhilvaani, ¬†I exhorted upon you to Own-Up, Open-Up and Talk Mental Illness" (yes Mental Illness of yours or your nears and dear ones) in the broader context of ¬†celebrating 2017, as the big audacious Year of "Hope, Love and Pride" for Mentally Ill … Continue reading India: Let Us make 2017 Year to “Own-Up, Open-Up and Talk Mental Illness”