यादों की निर्जन बस्ती में,पोटली लिए फिरा करती है झुमका,रिंग, हँसी,काजल,इमरोज़ के इश्क से इश्क करती है

यादों की निर्जन बस्ती में,पोटली लिए फिरा करती है झुमका,रिंग, हँसी,काजल,इमरोज़ के इश्क से इश्क करती है

Category: The Bachpan Project

The elephant in the room no one wants to talk about – Child Sexual Abuse

The elephant in the room no one wants to talk about – Child Sexual Abuse

Often at the sessions of “The Bachpan project”, I wonder why it’s difficult for the child to speak about child sexual abuse. Why do they go though years of abuse to finally accept it? Why do they even need a counsellor when they have parents […]

Think Positive………is all that we have to say?

Think Positive………is all that we have to say?

I used to take sessions on mental illness at schools under my Bachpan Project, i have many people, many readers discussing their “issues”, as they call it with me. I don’t call it issues, i don’t like to call it illness too because it is […]

No Country for old men

No Country for old men

Population ageing is a global issue, which has been recognized to have implications on the health care and social welfare systems. The process whereby the proportion of children in the population decreases and those of old persons increases is known as the “ageing of population”. […]

Being alone is not the same as being lonely #L #Loneliness #AtoZChallenge

Being alone is not the same as being lonely #L #Loneliness #AtoZChallenge

We’re all a bit scared of loneliness – of being alone. Of being left. Of not being loved. Or needed. Or cared about. “Lonely” hits a spot of fear in all of us even if we don’t acknowledge it. Being alone is a state of […]

May be it’s not just a habit  #Kleptomania

May be it’s not just a habit #Kleptomania

There are three stages of stealing- Stealing because you need it, stealing just because of a habit and third being recurrent failure to resist urges to steal items that you generally don’t really need and that usually have little value. Kleptomania is a type of impulse […]

The Incredible Irresistible Introverts #I #AtoZChallenge

The Incredible Irresistible Introverts #I #AtoZChallenge

Introverts are some of the most underrated and misjudged people today, and how most people perceive them is far from who they really are and what they really do. Extroverts tend to be better at communicating and expressing their thoughts and feelings, while introverts are […]

How to speak about your mental condition #H #AtoZChallenge

How to speak about your mental condition #H #AtoZChallenge

OK. We have made a lot of hoopla around mental health and the forms of illness and we will continue that. But the question that i was asked by a reader was how to speak about it. And gosh, that is important and we completely […]

When Gender is the demon……… #GenderDysphoria

When Gender is the demon……… #GenderDysphoria

First i want to make some points crystal clear before you read: Gender dysphoria is not the same as gender nonconformity, which refers to behaviors not matching the gender norms or stereotypes of the gender assigned at birth. Examples  include occasional cross-dressing in adult men. […]

Heading to fridge when stressed?…… It may be #EatingDisorder

Heading to fridge when stressed?…… It may be #EatingDisorder

Most of us binge eat or head straight to refrigerator when we are stressed, but do you know this when uncontrolled may turn into a serious psychological disturbance . According to the National Institute of Mental Health eating disorders primarily affect girls and women.1 But eating […]

Let there be no D for Depression

Let there be no D for Depression

I had plans to write Depression for the day four of A to Z Challenge and yesterday the news came of a 20 year old boy committing suicide at Mumbai. The way he live streamed his suicide on Facebook was scary. I just felt that […]