My mother was a gentle, petite, feminine, soft-spoken woman while I am…..not. I inherited my father’s looks, height, assertiveness, and temper (to say the least). When my mother passed away six years ago, my world crashed. Deeply depressed, I sought therapy (side note- I am a psychologist myself […]
Shraddha Niphadkar is a licensed counseling psychologist, living in Missouri, USA. Her profession is proof that people, and their stories, fascinate her. She also loves to cook and bake. So, food and relationships often feature in her stories. She is a dog mom, and she firmly believes that that is her most important responsibility.
The villa in Mussoorie was perfect! Scenic, serene, away from the hustle and bustle of Mumbai. A two-week vacation was needed for us, especially with Anita’s severe depression. I planned the trip around our daughter, Pihu’s, 6th birthday. I thought it would be a unique celebration for Pihu, […]
18-year-old Sayali was irritated. “Where will I find a memento from the British era for my history project?” she complained to her mother. To her surprise, her mother opened her cupboard and handed her a letter. The penmanship was beautiful, and the letter was in English. ‘Dearest Vidyadhar, […]
Dr. Vaani Rao, the lead psychologist of the substance abuse treatment team at St. Elizabeth’s hospital in Boston, felt out-of-sorts today. It was the 10th death anniversary of her twin brother, Vikram. She took a deep breath and focused on the patient chart that the night doctor had […]