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Stories of recovery

Meet people who have to share their stories – real life experiences in overcoming mental health issues of various kinds. Listen to how they never gave up, watch their battles and victories and read about their success.

It is possible to overcome the condition, all it takes is a little willpower and some help. You can find all the motivation you need right here. Watch real life testimonials of people who have overcome various types of mental health conditions and read inspiring stories of recovery.


‘I talked. I listened. I argued. But most importantly I accepted.’

Extrovert, bubbly, happy-go-lucky, talkative. Those are the adjectives that best describe my personality. Family and friends would agree to that no questions asked. What went wrong? In my eyes, everything.

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‘My focus changed from the failed relationship to understanding myself’

Professionally, I was on a dream run. My personal life meanwhile was crumbling. I had fallen deeply in love with a man, who one of my good friends had introduced me to.

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My Journey Thus Far

I did well in school, excelled in sports and in general, enjoyed everything that life was throwing at me. It was after I hit puberty around the age of 15-16 that things started unravelling on the home and academic fronts.

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The scars of being bullied surfaced in his teen years

For the longest time I was convinced that my 15 year old was being the typical teenager - uncommunicative, boorish and obsessive about video games and shows.

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Depression Diary

Life is not always the same when somebody finds himself/herself in the throes of depression or anxiety disorder. It takes unscheduled turns and one’s emotions are at doldrums.

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If you have a story to share, a story that recounts the emotional issues that you or a close person encountered and successfully overcame, please click here to share it with us. It might just enable someone to know that they will overcome it.

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