Suicide Prevention 1.0

Last year when a much-loved film actor took the drastic step of ending his life, I had written about this issue, albeit a little distantly. This time the tragedy is closer to home. Three days ago, I similarly lost someone; someone who I knew only professionally but had come to respect greatly in my interactions with…

The COVID Fog Phenomenon

I have the COVID fog. Just to clarify, I have not tested positive for COVID. Yet. I’m not unwell. I mean, not in the conventional sense of the word. But I feel like I’m under the grip of a dense, COVID fog. Please don’t confuse it with the other COVID fog – the one people get after…

Understanding Grief

We have entered the third month of 2021 with hope in our hearts that this year will be better than the last, that the struggles and despair of last year will get over and our lives will go back to their ordinary patterns again. But even as we try to move on, there are some…