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My Bipolar Disorder And I Aren’t Friends, But We’re Getting Along Better Now

Apart from the medicines which play an important role in managing the illness – another critical part is to know the triggers to of Mania and Depression with Bipolar illness.

July 2, 2017 • Bijoy Jose • 31 • Bengaluru

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How accepting self and my bipolar disorder led me to the path of recovery

It took a lot of courage for to make this video and accept that, yes, I have a mental health problem, and I hope that others will be open to accept their illnesses after watching my video

April 4, 2017 • Pooja Chhikara • 26 • New Delhi

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My experience with depression

I am going to talk about this past year of my life, I am going to describe it as well as I can and I'm going to hope that it makes some difference to someone somewhere.

April 4, 2017 • Pavani Madhira • 22 • Hyderabad

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Of Deep Emotion and Deeper Realisation

While I eventually began realising that such acts were getting me nowhere, it didn’t relieve me of my depressive tendencies. I would often go through periods of intense emotion and existential dilemmas, wondering where my place was in an increasingly bleak world.

April 4, 2017 • Kabir David • New Delhi

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The ‘chaos’ overload- The ‘escalator’ overlord- Story of my life!

I wish that people would go beyond the painful glass ceilings and casings, and probe me further, but people don’t.

April 4, 2017 • Siddharth Mukherjee • New Delhi

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To share or not to share

Never be ashamed of what caused you mental pain. Life will have problems there are no two ways about it, but only if we face them can we move forward.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi