Why it’s okay to get help!

Be strong, speak up and stop suffering in silence When you come from a South Asian background, the way you see things and the way your family see things can be very different. The older generation have been brought up in a mentality in which asking for help means you are weak or it’s a […]

You Are Enough!

You are enough (and always have been) The answer to long-lasting, soul-fulfilling contentment. (Credits to Cynthia Marikinos) How often do you feel there must be so many other, more qualified, more experienced, more talented people than you? ‘My main problem is over-saturation in the blogosphere. I read blog after blog with gorgeously designed websites and […]

Depression is an Illness not a state of mind!

When one of the funniest, most beloved, resourceful, and generous human beings on the planet, actor and comedian Robin Williams, commits suicide after a long battle with depression, you know there’s something wrong. Yes, something’s wrong, not with the man, but with the rest of the planet. Like millions of individuals, I was stunned by […]

On Medication and Mental Health

Let’s cut to the chase. I’m going to recklessly throw my personal out there because I vehemently believe in the deepest part of my heart that we don’t talk enough about any of this, because those of us caught in the struggle are clothed in a toxic cloak of shame. And I’m sick of being […]