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A Cookie Jar

We love our sweets like none other. A family that is full of sweet tooth’s (barring me), there is always a question of- when to stop. My daughter had a beautiful cookie jar. A gorgeous white porcelain jar with a blue cover and a dainty looking animal hand painted in the front. How scrumptiously tasty right?

Well, everyday she got one cookie, either from her friends or their moms, or her grandparents, and so on… While she loved her cookies, she also knew her limits and kept filling up extra pieces of cookies in her lovely ‘cookie jar’. Now, some of her cookies were made of fond memories and others were bribes for doing something good or ‘as expected’. Whichever ones she did not like, went into her cookie jar.

As the days went by, her jar kept filling up and there came a time, there was no space remaining anymore for her to keep her precious cookies. By now, the ones below had gathered a mixed taste of all flavors that graced that cookie jar. They no longer retained their originality and were quite unpleasant to smell and taste.
What should she have done in this case? Eaten them, because they were hers and very expensive, or thrown them away in the dustbin because they were no longer edible?

All this while the new ones that she got did not have a place of their own and she was slowly getting a little flustered with this prospect. So one day, she tried reaching for the jar to check the contents, but unfortunately, as luck would have it, the jar came crashing down and all the cookies along with the jar broke.

Oh the poor soul, what a plight! She could not stop staring at the mess that had been created, but somewhere deep down, there was a sense of relief as well.

  • She was no longer obliged to maintain that cookie jar.
  • She could eat or choose not to eat a cookie anytime she wanted.
  • She had the freedom to say NO to someone because she did not have a place to keep so many cookies.
  • Lastly, she was much happier than she ever had been.

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Our lives are pretty much the same, don’t you think? We keep collecting sweet and not-so-sweet cookies in the form of appreciation, gratitude, anger, lust, worries, sadness, woes, guilt, lies, temptation, temper, love, and much much more.

Our mind is that ‘Cookie Jar’ that continuously processes these ‘Cookies’ that are presented to us in various forms, but we do not always know how to handle them. We end up filling out Mind and Heart with so many such cookies, that there comes a time where we completely break down and shatter.

This is where we need to learn to STOP and say NO.

  • Do not fill your mind and heart with unnecessary banter that is not required for you to function normally.
  • We often get lost in the rigmarole of societal life and pressure that we forget “WHO WE ARE”. It is time to take all those tasteless, spineless cookies out of the box, and throw them away.
  • Knowing which cookies to let go off and which ones to keep, will HELP you sort your priorities better.
  • Your first responsibility is towards yourself and that is a necessity to be fulfilled.
  • Once your jar is full, we often have a tendency to pass that ‘Cookie’ to someone else and unknowingly, hurt them.
  • Don’t let the jar fill up so much, so quickly… that it becomes unbearable to carry it.

Drop that COOKIE JAR, let it break, let go off all that burden and see your soul free away. It may not be a process that will happen overnight, but with time, you can focus your energy to remove those ‘sweet cookies’ away from your life.

A Cookie Jar of Sorts…

 

Words Shroud My Memory

Words shroud my memory 
Of late spring that we broke
The glasses of wine 
With beauty so bespoke

Words shroud my memory
Of the time we last met
The benign soul 
The beat within…

Words shroud my memory
Of love that remains
Lost in ponder
A vacuum it creates 

Words shroud my memory 
The last moment we met
The capering towers
Of a heart deep within

Words shroud my memory
For the eternal love we share
I stare at you
As life sways away 

I flounder in resonance 
To keep your thoughts alive
Knowing someday 
I will plunder my soul 
To keep yours alive…

My words shroud my memory … 

Relationship Woes of the Forgotten Times- “DATE NIGHTS”

As a couple we have enjoyed plenty of date nights and they were so much fun.But, as we moved ahead in marriage and with the kids being around, we forgot to actually take those small date nights. In the entire rigmarole of life, the fleeting thoughts of love and holding hands just disappeared. Speaking about everything and anything under the sun or making an effort to get ready for a date, all disappeared… It feels almost surreal that something like that had actually happened to you years ago.The entire meaning of Date nights was created so that as a couple you could enjoy all those moments that you usually do not enjoy.

Now kids or not, every couple who is married needs to take these small date nights. It just keeps the fire and desire burning… You can probably do a role play while on a date or actually make an effort to get ready to enjoy your date. The guy can probably ask her out and pretend to come get her from the house. Book a table at your favorite restaurant and enjoy the evening, just as you would when you were dating… Going on dates takes your mind off of a lot of things , trust me.

Find a babysitter or someone who can take care of your baby like your in-laws, parents, neighbours, take a couple of hours off your mobile and take your partner out for a ride of her / his life. If it is important to have some ‘ME’ time, then it is equally important to have some ‘WE’ time….

It is important to go out on dates and make yourself feel equally important, as you do with everyone else around you. We deserve it, you deserve it and all of us deserve date nights to escape our hectic lives.

Kindle that spark that probably withered away years ago and get refreshed by enjoying these small moment forever. Enjoy your date nights at least once a month, minimum.

If you have any stories to share just let me know and we can probably make a big difference to a lot of lives…

 

Talk, Talk, Talk

It’s actually quite simple to talk
Open your mouth and pour it all out
Shun the fears all behind
Call out and don’t balk…

The pain to bear it all inside
Is too heavy for the heart to try
To bottle it up and never let it out
Is the biggest peril on one’s mind

These feelings that remain untold,
The hardest for one to hold,
The fate of most relationships
Lies in this silent mould

The importance of which many a couple fail to comprehend
A little talk every day, can go a very long way
To express our desires
To not take it to bed

To thrive in a marriage
To truly become friends
To understand each other
Through easy and simple ways

Get there everyday
Step by step to let it all away
Chaperone your feelings,
Across the bridge, for a journey
To last a long long way…

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Strength – The Internal Buildup

Strength, it is one of the most ambiguous yet intriguing words in the dictionary. It spans across emotional and physical levels of all human beings. We gain strength from our core i.e. our heart or mind; we gain strength by observation or we gain strength by simply repeating the word in our head. We all have such different ways to gain strength. We tend to project being strong, at times so much that, we often end up getting lost in this word.

So what is STRENGTH? Is it self-control? Does it mean will power? Or does it mean being fearless? Does it mean showing your physical strength? This word has a different meaning for different people.
Giving birth to a baby is the strength of a mother;
Seeing your child on a hospital bed is the strength of a parent to remain calm;
Putting on a smiling face, despite all odds and without faltering in emotions, is the emotional strength of a person;
Saving an unknown danger is another aspect of strength and so on…

You will be surprised to know that vulnerability is strength too. It means that we have the right to break down, to learn and come up much stronger. These are different ways that people project strength… But are we ALL really strong? Do we all have a hidden strength within us?
The answer to this is “YES”.
We often don’t realize that the strength we have is the one that is already stored within us. Until we are faced with life altering situations, we do not understand the meaning of strength. Let me narrate a conversation –

A daughter asked her mother, ‘Mom what makes us strong?’

The Mom replied, ‘Darling, before I answer this question, let me ask you – What Do You perceive the word strong to be?’

The daughter promptly, in an almost enthusiastic way, replied- physical strength; ‘The way I can run fast in the races or complete my homework; that is being strong to me.’

The Mom, with a smiling face, told her that strong is meant to be both- physical as well as emotional. She went on to explain that a doctor has to be strong to see blood while treating his patients. Similarly, a teacher has to be mentally strong to be able to teach all of you in class, a wrestler has to have the physical strength to defeat his / her opponent and a bird has to be strong enough to fly high and escape the hunters. They all have their strength hidden within them but it is brought out only when the time demands it.

The daughter thought hard about it and asked her mom, ‘So, you mean to say I need to be physically strong to run and mentally strong to crack a test?’ Yes sort of, the mother replied, quite bemused.

The mother fueled the daughter’s curiosity by describing that we gain our strength from everyday things-

A bird building a nest tirelessly makes us strong to believe that we should never give up.
A spider weaving its beautiful web of pearls shows us how strong we are to actually fight all odds. A cyclist trudging through the deepest ravines makes us strong mentally and physically. It tells us that there is nothing in this world that we cannot conquer.
A mountaineer that climbs the highest peak gives us hope that we have the will to achieve.

There are many ways to embrace ‘strength’ from- your partner, your family member, your friend, an unknown person, an animal or the winds that never give up. We will discover our moment of truth and our time of strength when we are actually ready to face it.

Have you experienced anything in your life to make your as strong as you are now?

Relationship Woes of the Forgotten Times- Contd.. “TIME OFF”

Time Off- When we were working, we actually allowed ourselves to take some time off. We went out together, on dates or an outing with friends, with or without each other. We always had US in our minds, but we did not let that rule the fact that we have our own lives too. Post marriage most of get so wound up in the rigmarole of life and its daily challenges that we have to remind ourselves to take a break. If you thought marriage was a deal breaker, wait till you actually have kids. You will have to take an appointment with yourself to even enjoy a moment of time-off.

Now don’t get me wrong; the love for thy husband and thy kids will always be there, but it is increasingly important to have some time off from all the schedules of the world. Just sit back and relax without a worry to cross you over and overtake the precious time that you want.

I am not sure if you all remember couple of years back- Sex and the City: Part 2. If you have a penchant for ‘phoren’ chick-flick films, then you may have caught up with this movie. Carrie Bradshaw (who is a personal favorite) is one of the four women who know how to live life. So despite all their ups and downs and thundering days at home, they have this place, an apartment that they can escape for some Me-time or Time-off from everything around. That idea clicked with me so much that I wish to have that kind of den of my own one day! So the point being driven here, some men and women may not agree, is that you need to just close all doors and take a vacation, some time off from the chaos around. It applies equally well for your partner too. This will not only infuse a fresh lease of energy, but you will actually appreciate each other and your choices better.

You know that you can take a little time-off either in a coffee shop or reading a book or simply wandering around aimlessly, but that it is your time you are investing in. Take some TIME OFF guys and gals just to enjoy your relationship better and helping yourselves enjoy it better!

Think about it and roll over your thoughts on this side of the bed 😉 …. Until the next one…

Relationship Woes of the Forgotten Times

Ah! The day the husband (then boyfriend) and Wife went out together, the feeling was so magical. There were butterflies fluttering inside the tummy and they felt so weak in their knees. She knew he is the guy for her, probably even before he realized it, but it was sweet venom of love that she wanted to taste. She couldn’t think of passing one day without him being around or at least taking a sneak peak at him. Those were the days that passed them eons ago, but in the window of her mind, she opens them every day to just feel that flutter once again.

Now she (who is also The Wife) is married to the same guy and she still gets the same flutter when she sees him (yes after more than a decade of marriage), but then something did change. What changed? What became of all those years that passed them by in a swish? Are they still capable of feeling the same love inside that they did more than a decade ago? Do they still yearn for the same affection that they actually regaled a long time ago? Probably they do, I do, you do, and maybe all of us do; but how do you actually break it down and work on it! What did the couple do differently then, that most of us don’t do anymore?

I will be taking you through a 5 part series on different relationship goals that you can set for yourself, foremost, to make you enjoy a beautiful time with your partner ahead.
Don’t let the forgotten times be forgotten, make it all come back without compromising on your feelings and that of your partner.

#I #Love #You… words that are spoken of like second nature but hold true in very few scenarios…

Look out for this space more Relationship Woes of the Forgotten Times and make it come back all over again…

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10 Annoying Habits of Regular People

Have you come across a relative or a friend or a complete stranger whose habits you get annoyed at? There are many individuals that we encounter in our daily lives who either totally impress you or certain things about them kind of puts you off. Let us see if you have experienced these types of people before!

10 annoying habits of regular people that you may encounter in your lives.

  1. The Slurper: Remember that old aunt of yours who could not finish their tea or any beverage without a sound? Yes, that is the Slurper that we are talking about. Some people have this annoying habit to make a slurp sound while drinking a beverage. It may be acceptable or ignored by some people, I am sure there is still a percentage of us who may not really like to hear that.  SLURPPPPP!!!
  2. The Spitter: As a country we are quite used to seeing people spit across the roads and paint the town red with their Tobacco stained mouths. This is especially annoying when it is on a white wall or a newly painted pavement. But what if the Spitter is in your home and you really cannot do anything about it? There are a certain type of people who would spit after washing their mouth and forget to rinse it off with water in the washbasin!
  3. The Odor-full: If you are wondering what it means, it is simply a person with a bad BO (body odor). It is one of the most annoying personal habits that kind of let the entire group down. Now I mean no offense to anyone, but there is a way to understand that you have body odor, simply raise your arms and smell! It is also the most difficult to get rid off and the most embarrassing to tell, especially if the person is very close to you. Many of us have a natural body odor that is required to maintain the pH balance of the skin. Anything beyond that borders on being stinky.
  4. The Lacy Mouth: Have you ever seen a person talking to you and noticed a lacy type of spit that moves when they speak? It is most common with people who have bad oral hygiene. There is one very effective way to tackle this- brush twice a day, use a good mouth wash and drink plenty of water. You will feel disgusted looking at that spit going up and down while talking to the other person. This is another really annoying habit that is difficult to communicate as the person may get offended.
  5. The Newspaper-litter: Well we all have that one person in the house who is so fond of reading newspapers without bothering to keep it back. There are many of us who spend countless hours in making the house look and feel good but there is a certain percentage who, unknowingly, very conveniently put newspaper across the house in every corner. It really does not take much time to pick up the papers and put it back in its newspaper rack or a specified place after reading it. Especially if you are in a bad mood, this habit can really get on your nerves.
  6. The Non-Flusher: There are many people that have this annoying habit of not flushing after using the washroom. It happens so many times in public places that it is just too disgusting to even use any loo outside. This is the single most annoying habit of people that are actually everywhere around us. Its very simple to flush and get 6 litres of water than a lifetime of airborne Urine Infection (UTI) spread everywhere.
  7. The Misplaced: We all have a dedicated place to hang our keys or keep our wallets so that it is easy to locate it when you are really rushing out of the house. It is extremely annoying to be hunt for all these “important” things when you are in a hurry. Why is it so difficult to keep changing the location of the keys and wallet when you need it the most! If you have a spot to put it, just put it there. You or your house member will not be hassled to find it every single time.
  8. The Noisy chewer: We all love our food and each of us have a favorite dish that we totally relish. But, why do some of us need to necessary eat with mouths open and make the entire eating experience very noisy! Again no offense to anyone, it is quite annoying if you are specially sitting across the person or next to the person and have to be party to the noise. It’s not difficult, close your mouth and the sound will disappear, really.
  9. Stinky Feet: We have all experienced stinky feet by a family member or a friend or a close relative quite often than we think. It is, again, extremely annoying to have the entire house or an ill-ventilated small room smell of dirty socks and shoes or feet, for that matter. The most important habit that one can work upon is- keep your shoes clean, wipe your feet really well in-between the toes as well and change your socks everyday. Its really not a pretty sight or smell, especially when you are a guest at someone’s place.
  10. The Litterer: Last but not the least (not that we following any order while penning the list down) we all have that someone in and around us who are so engrossed in eating or snacking that they often forget to pick up their litter behind them. This could be in the form of a plate or a wrapper or a piece of waste tissue paper. Another set of people who fall under this category are ones who do not wash their hands after eating food or going to the washroom. There is a thin line between littering the place with your dirt and littering yourself. Both these fall meticulously in this category.

This post is not meant to hurt sentiments or get offensive / defensive about anything, but to bring to notice to all those people who actually have to bear it and ones who do it. It isn’t difficult to change a few things in our lifestyle to be a little better. (This also helps the ones who are unable to vent their annoyance since it is not easy to tell these small things to anyone.) Do you think you have anyone around you who is annoying and you cannot help but watch it! 

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10 Annoying Habits of Regular People

Have you come across a relative or a friend or a complete stranger whose habits you get annoyed at? There are many individuals that we encounter in our daily lives who either totally impress you or certain things about them kind of puts you off. Let us see if you have experienced these types of people before!

10 annoying habits of regular people that you may encounter in your lives.

  1. The Slurper: Remember that old aunt of yours who could not finish their tea or any beverage without a sound? Yes, that is the Slurper that we are talking about. Some people have this annoying habit to make a slurp sound while drinking a beverage. It may be acceptable or ignored by some people, I am sure there is still a percentage of us who may not really like to hear that.  SLURPPPPP!!!
  2. The Spitter: As a country we are quite used to seeing people spit across the roads and paint the town red with their Tobacco stained mouths. This is especially annoying when it is on a white wall or a newly painted pavement. But what if the Spitter is in your home and you really cannot do anything about it? There are a certain type of people who would spit after washing their mouth and forget to rinse it off with water in the washbasin!
  3. The Odor-full: If you are wondering what it means, it is simply a person with a bad BO (body odor). It is one of the most annoying personal habits that kind of let the entire group down. Now I mean no offense to anyone, but there is a way to understand that you have body odor, simply raise your arms and smell! It is also the most difficult to get rid off and the most embarrassing to tell, especially if the person is very close to you. Many of us have a natural body odor that is required to maintain the pH balance of the skin. Anything beyond that borders on being stinky.
  4. The Lacy Mouth: Have you ever seen a person talking to you and noticed a lacy type of spit that moves when they speak? It is most common with people who have bad oral hygiene. There is one very effective way to tackle this- brush twice a day, use a good mouth wash and drink plenty of water. You will feel disgusted looking at that spit going up and down while talking to the other person. This is another really annoying habit that is difficult to communicate as the person may get offended.
  5. The Newspaper-litter: Well we all have that one person in the house who is so fond of reading newspapers without bothering to keep it back. There are many of us who spend countless hours in making the house look and feel good but there is a certain percentage who, unknowingly, very conveniently put newspaper across the house in every corner. It really does not take much time to pick up the papers and put it back in its newspaper rack or a specified place after reading it. Especially if you are in a bad mood, this habit can really get on your nerves.
  6. The Non-Flusher: There are many people that have this annoying habit of not flushing after using the washroom. It happens so many times in public places that it is just too disgusting to even use any loo outside. This is the single most annoying habit of people that are actually everywhere around us. Its very simple to flush and get 6 litres of water than a lifetime of airborne Urine Infection (UTI) spread everywhere.
  7. The Misplaced: We all have a dedicated place to hang our keys or keep our wallets so that it is easy to locate it when you are really rushing out of the house. It is extremely annoying to be hunt for all these “important” things when you are in a hurry. Why is it so difficult to keep changing the location of the keys and wallet when you need it the most! If you have a spot to put it, just put it there. You or your house member will not be hassled to find it every single time.
  8. The Noisy chewer: We all love our food and each of us have a favorite dish that we totally relish. But, why do some of us need to necessary eat with mouths open and make the entire eating experience very noisy! Again no offense to anyone, it is quite annoying if you are specially sitting across the person or next to the person and have to be party to the noise. It’s not difficult, close your mouth and the sound will disappear, really.
  9. Stinky Feet: We have all experienced stinky feet by a family member or a friend or a close relative quite often than we think. It is, again, extremely annoying to have the entire house or an ill-ventilated small room smell of dirty socks and shoes or feet, for that matter. The most important habit that one can work upon is- keep your shoes clean, wipe your feet really well in-between the toes as well and change your socks everyday. Its really not a pretty sight or smell, especially when you are a guest at someone’s place.
  10. The Litterer: Last but not the least (not that we following any order while penning the list down) we all have that someone in and around us who are so engrossed in eating or snacking that they often forget to pick up their litter behind them. This could be in the form of a plate or a wrapper or a piece of waste tissue paper. Another set of people who fall under this category are ones who do not wash their hands after eating food or going to the washroom. There is a thin line between littering the place with your dirt and littering yourself. Both these fall meticulously in this category.

This post is not meant to hurt sentiments or get offensive / defensive about anything, but to bring to notice to all those people who actually have to bear it and ones who do it. It isn’t difficult to change a few things in our lifestyle to be a little better. (This also helps the ones who are unable to vent their annoyance since it is not easy to tell these small things to anyone.) Do you think you have anyone around you who is annoying and you cannot help but watch it! 

Depression, Depression- The Cancer that is Killing Many, Slowly

What is Depression? 
Feeling of continuous misery, melancholy and sadness is broadly categorized as depression. 

I am not a Psychologist nor do I have a degree in any type of Psychiatric field, however, I am surrounded by people from all walks of life that are suffering from Depression in some form or the other. Getting irritable, not being able to control your emotions, breaking down in any situation, not being able to face people as you would like to, getting slowly into your own shell, etc. are few of the signs that people showcase when they are depressed. There are some others who express themselves so well in public but are unable to put on that mask when they are alone. No one knows the real cause of Depression getting triggered in teenagers or adults, but, what we know is that the term exists and the symptoms are at times very hidden. We have seen big celebrities across the world who have gone through depression and come out of it OR some who have simply succumbed to it.
To name a few who are known to have suffered from Depression in Tinsel town- Deepika Padukone, Manisha Koirala, Yo Yo Honey Singh, Anushka Sharma, Angelina Jolie, Lady Gaga, Late Robin Williams (our favorite comedian growing up), the handsome hunk Owen Wilson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Princess Diana (world’s favorite Princess), and Many more…

As a child I was a tomboy and felt very content with my friends, did all the crazy things that all kids my age do, but all that changed when I moved into a highly conservative Co-Ed school. I will not name anything here, but the fact remains that I am aware that my personality became completely different as I evolved from that institution. I became a girl with an inferiority complex than someone with a fully evolved out-going personality (looking at me now, you would not feel the same, however, I have been through that phase of regret and complexity that probably everyone in their teens goes through) I was easily offended and never felt in-charge of any situation, anytime, while I was growing up.  This actually dominated my personality for a majority of my life, however, the different surroundings and people as well as cities, changed that over a period of time. Today, I am a different person and pretty happy with the way life has evolved for me. Had I over-analyzed the situation at that time OR felt incompetent (though I did think that) OR gone in my cocoon, that would have been termed as Depression? Should I have taken my life in this situation? I doubt that is or will be an Answer anyone wants to hear.

We all go through various types of #Depression in our lives-
Marital Depression– Stuck in a marriage which is abusive or mentally and emotionally disturbing, can lead to depression. Not being able to give an opinion to your spouse or in-laws, can give way to slow depression. Not being able to cope with kids and their pressure or the anxiety of having to be perfect can also lead to depression. These are just a few of the thousand reasons that can actually trigger Depression.

Postpartum depression: I have been through this and I have no idea I had it. I only realized this at a much later stage, after reading extensively about it, but the support around from my family and friends was tremendous. I did not even know this term existed, but yes it did and I went through it and CAME OUT a Winner. This is a hard reality and almost 20% women who give birth every year have #postpartum depression. It slowly creeps in and you will spend hours brooding and crying, but you need to be strong to recognize it and read well about it. If you have this form of depression, DO NOT PANIC. There is a way to treat this well and it is best to seek help. Your baby if your biggest gift, no matter what. You are a special woman who has given birth to the most miraculous gift on Nature.

Cribbing- It is quite a surprising thing, however, over a period of time I have realized that people who over crib about everything are also slowly getting sucked into Depression. They see things very negatively and even if there is a positive outcome they do come out with a negative side to it. They can complain about everything around them and I have, over a period of time, realized that this is also a form of depression. Why you ask? Well, if you cannot see happiness in small things in life, then it will lead to a severe form of depression that will eventually eat you up.

Failure: This is probably the BIGGEST form of depression plaguing and consuming teenagers more than anybody else. The fear of failure or the fear of losing or not being accepted can also lead to depression. This is probably very difficult to understand for any common person, since you haven’t been through it, you wouldn’t know about it. We cannot ignore this form of depression as it has the highest SUICIDAL Rate across the globe. (About 800000 people commit suicide worldwide every year, of these 135,000 (17%) are residents of India, a nation with 17.5% of world population. Between 1987 and 2007, the suicide rate increased from 7.9 to 10.3 per 100,000, with higher suicide rates in southern and eastern states of India- Courtesy Wikipedia) The pressure that the kids of today are being subjected to, in the form of studies or extracurricular activities or peer pressure, etc. makes it difficult for some children to cope up with this and eventually ends in Depression. Depression can play with the mind in many forms, leading you to take the most drastic measures to end it- like suicides, drugs / drug overdose, exogenous elements and much more.

This is a plague that has taken over the world and crept in the lives of at least 1 member in every family that it is difficult to identify the normal ones from the depressed ones, at times.

How can WE (You and I) collectively Help Each other and help those with this symptom, overcome it? Most importantly, how can THOSE who suffer from this HELP THEMSELVES?

  • Communicating: We have all heard it before but communicating helps in every way and any way for those going through depression. It is important to try and speak with the person in anyway possible and not let the person close up. Many men, who go through this phase, often do not want to talk about their feelings and hide them deep down inside. If you notice any of the symptoms, please do talk to the person. He / She may not want to communicate at all with you, please DO NOT GIVE UP. They are not comfortable talking about and hence you need to have all the PATIENCE in the world to deal with them. Please be PATIENT (even the most impatient ones)
  • Internal Drive: Get behind the drivers wheel, before the wheel runs over you. If, as an individual, you can experiencing this phase, please speak with someone. It will help. Don’t let the world smother you. Write down all your emotions and feelings in a journal. Journaling has helped a lot of individuals to become focused in life again and also sort out troubles that YOU have. If you see yourself being drawn in the cocoon or a getting withdrawn in your shell, YOU HAVE TO FIGHT IT.
  • Seeking External Help: If you feel speaking to someone you know may not help or you feel too embarrassed to speak to your close ones, try talking to your best friend. If that too is not a viable option, then please do seek external help from a reputed Psychologist. Kindly understand that seeking help from a professional is not going to hurt your reputation or your standing in the society. Do not let external sources bog you down mentally to confront the most inevitable. It is good to get help before it is too late.
  • Exercising: Getting involved in mind exercises along with breathing techniques can help you battle depression. This will not act as a distraction but also help you connect with your inner-self without any qualms. Realizing toxins from your body will lead to lightening your mind and senses, eventually and gradually moving out of Depression. Any form of physical exercise is a great way to battle any deterrent in your life.

You need to recognize these traits in you or your loved ones before it takes them or you over. If you think there is no purpose in life, please think again. Shitty things happen in life, but let it not be that ONE single cause to Define us. WE understand it is not easy to feel what I write, however, it is an earnest appeal to everyone to make the best of this world that you have been brought into. You Do Not want to be remembered as that HEADLINE on One Date of a Month When You Decided to NOT come out. Don’t let your near ones to become one of this headline, that doesn’t exist anymore. Strive hard to get over it and come out stronger than before.

“MORE YOU SUPPRESS, MORE YOU GET DEPRESSED”

WE ARE ALL THERE TO HELP YOU! SO COME OUT AND SPEAK BEFORE ITS TOO LATE.

Help people with Depression around YOU and DO NOT make fun of the situation, as you do not know what it is to deal with Depression.

BE STRONG