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February 11, 2021

Sincerely, Me

Illustrations by Aishwaryashree

In a letter to his teenage self, fashion stylist Dhruv Dave unpacks the coping mechanisms he developed at a young age to deal with the insecurity around his appearance and feelings of being unlovable 
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Widely published poet and essayist Manjiri Indurkar speaks with insightful honesty about her craft, form, writing about the “personal” and what community can mean for a young writer
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Psychic Legacies: Steeped

Illustration by Aishwaryashree Verma

This is the last of a three-part fiction series, based on clinical interactions by psychologist Tanya Percy Vasunia, which explores the concept of inherited trauma through the lens of Indian society during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Psychic Legacies: Pressure

Illustration by Aishwaryashree Verma

This is the second of a three-part fiction series, based on clinical interactions by psychologist Tanya Percy Vasunia, which explores the concept of inherited trauma through the lens of Indian society during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Psychic Legacies: Simmering

Illustration by Aishwaryashree Verma

This is the first of a three-part fiction series, based on clinical interactions by psychologist Tanya Percy Vasunia, which explores the psychological concept of inherited trauma through the lens of Indian society during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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A recent survey conducted by the organisation revealed that the constant cycle of exhausting work and travel made city dwellers too tired to socialise, and hence, feel lonely in the long run
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