Though the degree, with a convocation etc is due, (or maybe it would be online like the rest of the submission) the doctoral degree was earned in 2020 itself (26th October 2020). And now comes the post-doctoral life. It means not necessarily a post-doctorate but life after the doctorate in which one has to re-write … Continue reading The Ph.D. onward…
I just received an email from an anxious person, who is worried about my 'peer' status. Fact of the matter is that I am NOT a peer at all, but someone with a past of bipolar disorder. I could easily delete the 'peer' word from my identity, but I let it remain to make people … Continue reading Some anxious queries about PEER RECOVERY
This blog post is an email communication with someone who is toying with the idea of counseling with me. I think what this person asks is important enough for me to share with others, so that they may know what I have to say about the issue. The issue is what is a good time … Continue reading The ‘right’ time to seek counseling
I have been working in the area of recovery for at least a few years now and what I find is there are at least a few impediments to 'recovery', especially in India. The first seems to be the internal communication within families- which is often severely fractured. The second seems an over-riding belief in … Continue reading Why ‘recovery’ seems so difficult in India
Several of the posts on this blog are going to be blog entries from my other blogs, which I have written in the past. Since this blog is meant to be a collective of all threads I have on the subject of mental illness, I intend re-posting them from wherever they are scattered in cyberspace, for … Continue reading Understand the roots of your suffering
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