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

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”

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”

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”

YEAR END MUSING AND RESOLUTION: As 2017 Dawns -It is Time to Talk “Mental Illness” 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”.