It was Almost too Late when I Learnt that…

To Say no. Be alone. To enjoy kind easy silences without guilt or explanation, is Self-Care Neglecting or endangering your physical, psychological or emotional (mental) health in any way, is Self-Sabotage Self-Centered. Selfish or unkind are symptoms of living in survival-mode Prioritizing your material needs, health and happiness […]

ACEs Adverse Community Environments

The Role of Community in Trauma Resilience and Healing is so complex, it is impossible to capture in one post. Below I break drown the list Adverse Community Environments in a story. The story describes how members of society embed trauma in a community. I was once once […]

ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences

I have made no secret of the fact that I grew up with an alcoholic father. This means that the entire family, yes, including the extended family, was a maze of enabling behaviors. My childhood was almost entirely lost to this phenomena – which makes me very attentive […]

Internet Strangers can Be Lifesavers

So, we are back! How have you been? It has been over 3 months without a post. No writing and no reading. Isn’t it interesting how times of high confusion and lack of clarity about the future paralyze our brains? Routines are known to be good for our […]

Emotionally Low-Maintenance

Are you aware that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? If yes, have you been doing anything to care for your mental health more than you usually do? Otherwise, start now! we still have 2 weeks! I have been thinking a lot about how in my early 20s […]

7 spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra

Remember our last post Dreams of a Better Future was about Trauma Bonds? Imagine this is a continuation of that post! I was having this brilliant conversation with a friend about romantic entanglements. You are suddenly a part of a triangle and you don’t know which corner of […]

Relationships in Histrionic Times

You know how people always talk about how ‘attention seeking’ we have become in this Facebook/Instagram generation?? We will post almost anything – even bodies in coffins – to get likes and sympathy. Or videos in compromising situations that should be private. Our bodies have become viral artwork […]