Avoidance, feeling flat, denial, detachment come to our minds when we talk about emotional numbness. It leads to temporary restrictions in the capacity to feel or express emotions.
Along with the pandemic came mental health crisis. Nevertheless, how would you react if you are flashed with positivity throughout your day during grieving process?
In his book Man’s search for Meaning, Victor Frankl said “A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears towards a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why’ for his existence, and will be able to bear … Continue reading Have You Found Your Purpose Yet?
Life seems to slip away from the grip Like sand slipping away if you trip Tighter the grip faster the slip Yet no one may care even if you dare For I, me, myself prevails, everything else goes in vain In situations such as these, whether to hold or let it be May be the … Continue reading Screaming Mind
Institution of marriage and the role of being a parent From the moment you are born, you anticipate passing through numerous stages of overall development through learning. From learning to hold the neck firmly to walking, from babbles to sentences, from chewing objects to turning them around. You are always learning something, even if not … Continue reading Why were we not taught about this?
Who hasn’t been hurt ever in their lives? You might have felt terrible at some point in your life. Children feel awful when they get scolding by their parents. Parents may also feel hurt when children say something inappropriate to them. Sometimes a simple conversation between partners takes a dramatic turn of accusations and blame … Continue reading Are You Holding a Grudge?
If you may giveGive away grudges held for longTo free yourself from the clutches of the sinnerGive the forgiveness pending for longMore you forgive more will be the moment of peaceLet peace fills your life with long due happinessIf you may giveGive away your anger as it is no gift to keepWrath of anger does … Continue reading If you may give
One fine day, while walking towards my home, I felt as if someone is crying. I walked towards the meek sound. I saw a girl with long shiny hair and with beautiful big eyes filled with tears. Tears that might have burst out without her permission. I sat beside her without uttering a word. She … Continue reading An Invisible Girl
We are surrounded by sounds or noises almost all the time - the whistle from a pressure cooker, loud sound from television, or unbearable noise from repeated honking. We are not only addicted to noise but to hurry also. Due to our rushed lives, we fail to acknowledge the value of a silence. For ages, … Continue reading Why is it important to imbibe silence in our day-to-day lives?
BY Pallavi Sahu Howls, cries, heart-breaking stories, loss of loved ones, grief have taken the forefront in our lives. This pandemic has led to an existential crisis. Nowhere to go, running around anxiously, looking for some medium to save lives-human tragedy is at its peak in my country-looks like an apocalyptic level has reached. Every … Continue reading Existential Crisis at the Time of the Pandemic