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  • Virginia Woolf said of pain, “English, which can express the thoughts of Hamlet and the tragedy of Lear, has no words for the shiver and the headache… The merest schoolgirl, when she falls in love, has Shakespeare and Keats to speak her mind for her; but let a sufferer try to describe a pain in […]

    Self-care Exercises That Help Me Manage Stress and Pain

    Virginia Woolf said of pain, “English, which can express the thoughts of Hamlet and the tragedy of Lear, has no…

  • An essay in my 6th grade Hindi textbook was titled “Shok Sabha” and narrated the scene during a Hindu bereavement ritual. In it was described the life of a “Rudaali” (“one who cries”) or a professional mourner from Rajasthan. She was a peasant woman who wore black and was hired to mourn at the untimely death of a young […]

    What is an Emotion? And five ways to regulate them

    An essay in my 6th grade Hindi textbook was titled “Shok Sabha” and narrated the scene during a Hindu bereavement ritual. In it…

  • Percy Jackson: “A half-blood of the eldest dogs…”Annabeth : “Er, Percy? That’s gods, not dogs”– Rick Riordan in The Lightning Thief When our dear son was 3 years old, I noticed that as kind, creative, and intelligent as he was, he did not gravitate with curiosity towards decoding words written on paper in two dimensions. […]

    The Big Picture: Understanding Dyslexia

    Percy Jackson: “A half-blood of the eldest dogs…”Annabeth : “Er, Percy? That’s gods, not dogs”– Rick Riordan in The Lightning…