Committed: A Memoir of Madness in the Family is a memoir detailing what it is like to grow up with a paranoid schizophrenia mother only to discover that the little sister shares a similar diagnosis of mental illness. Milana inspires us with her triumphs and resiliency and offers solace to those burdened with the role of caretaker to a family member with mental health issues.
Blogging with a Purpose
Literature plays an important role in increasing social awareness and empathy. Throughout history and in recent times, authors have helped remove pre-conceived notions around mental illness. Shattering stereotypes. Busting myths and misconceptions.
Indian literature has a rich history of feminist writings. Women writers have presented thought-provoking works that have explored female sexuality, smashed patriarchy, and were often political critiques.
Indian women writers have always questioned societal norms through their writing. The literature has shaped the modern Indian woman of today who challenges patriarchy on a daily basis. I share some lesser-known feminist translated literature.
Literature is considered the best source to understand and combat social issues. Throughout history, radical authors have yielded a pen to fight injustice. To educate and to inspire. Follow me through the #CauseAChatter series as I bring to you some great book recommendations on a range of issues.
As the year-long campaign draws to a close, Blogchatter’s Blogging With A Purpose #CauseAChatter 2020 has indeed been a fulfilling journey.
Let’s be honest, travelling with allergies is not easy. But don’t let them hold you back from something you love. I share top tips for travelling with food allergies. Tips that I swear by.
A compilation of five children’s books for families with food allergies. Books that not only help educate children but also comfort and reassure those with food allergies.
In a perfect world, all packaged food items would have comprehensive allergy warnings. Each ingredient would be clearly listed and there would be no jargon to decipher. But the world is far from perfect for people struggling with food allergies.
Allergies do not just affect the physical well-being but also the mental health of the sufferer. To take back control of your life, it is imperative to get tested.