https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbkBjZKBLHQ I found this on another site, which gives this introduction to it.
There is a slight contradiction I am facing at present. Since I am reading so much, there is a need to write equally as much. But what is happening instead is that I am not writing at all! I am somewhat overwhelmed by the reading. Thanks for academic writing, which is spread in three or … Continue reading The writing paradox
Nothing makes my heart glad as much as the arrival of a new book- even if I cannot read it immediately. The sense of it's arrival as a part of my world, my home, my bookshelves makes me feel richer and deeply satisfied. Books have been a important companion to me, equally as much as … Continue reading A fortnight of books
This is not my original post but a post that I am re-blogging from another source. It is so worthwhile that I feel the need to save it on my blog too! The excerpt in blue is from the main post by the author. What’s glaringly missing from the paper is the recognition that real … Continue reading Psychiatry- the rotten egg!
I was just listening to one of my research interviews and upon asking the interviewee who was the most important person in his recovery, he replied, (a bit shocking for me) "Me"! (the exclamation is mine) I could not believe for a moment, but then I thought that is also true for me, only I … Continue reading The most important person for recovery
Time and again, people like me, will have to tirelessly go and expose newer and newer sets of young people to the idea of recovery from serious mental illness. And no matter where one starts, we will always end up talking about recovery, one way or another. I have done that on many occasions, and … Continue reading Introducing Recovery
I am nearly at the end of my 'data collection'; if one can say that about qualitative research. I have interviewed most people that I wanted to, barring two sets- it is a big number, considering how challenging it has been to identify such people; when one is not taking the road of psychiatric clinics … Continue reading PhD research- next phase