Depression from a different angle

Can we look at depression from a different angle? Different from the conventional negative view? It can be viewed as a moment of growth? ‘Growth?’ some might ask with their frowning eyebrows. Imagine the winter. Everything seems dying, lifeless. Yet, there is a lot going on inside. For instance, if you try to dig up […]

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Seeds of ‘apple’

Death of Steve Jobs, co-founder of one of the most successful companies in the world, has given birth to so many emotions all around the world. People wondered about this man who began his life as an unwanted child and became so successful in a field that he cared and nurtured like the apple of […]

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Have you ever thought about your lived experience of being on London tube?

Once I enter stuffy new carriages of Victoria line, my sense of self-awareness heightens in split second.  I detach from my body and hover above the stuffed-to-brims carriage observing the tubehood of compatriots. The first dew of sweat starts appearing on my sun-tanned forehead as I haven’t prepared for the muggy afternoon and put on […]

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My Pot-head F(r)iend

I have recently run into an old school mate who I hadn’t seen since graduation. She seemed surprisingly overjoyed about our encounter. She rushed to tell me how she’d been, but strangely repeated herself quite a lot. I had a sense that she was finding it hard to focus on what I was occasionally contributing […]

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