About Tannika Majumdar Batra

Tannika is 32 years old and a freelance interior designer living in Kolkata, India, with her husband and brother as her support system. Fighting bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and PTSD since her mother died when she was 20, she now shares her story and her experiences with mental illness in hopes of reaching out to others and helping them share their stories on her website www.hopeisgood.in, spreading mental health awareness. She hopes her experiences with bipolar disorder will help others cope with their illness. You can usually find her in her superhero t-shirts, binge watching favourite shows, and Instagramming.

Battling Mental Illness – Dumbledore Saved My Life

Dumbledore is the best spiritual guide there ever was. Well, no, I don’t mean that Harry Potter is real. What I am

How My Brief Encounter with Attempted Suicide Proved Nietzsche Wrong

“In reality, Hope is the worst of all evils, because it prolongs the torments of men.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche —————————————————————————————————- Dear Nietzsche,

Of Love, Loss and Grief

Here I am sitting, and it is a Sunday. I just did lunch with dad, and did a bridal makeover for my

Help is Here.

Hello, We are here for you. If anyone needs to talk about their issues anonymously, they can now do it. Just drop

Some hope

So, two of my articles have been published by International Bipolar Foundation. I have followed them for a long time and their

What it is like to live with ADHD.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder or ADHD is a chronic condition including attention difficulty, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. It often effects children and continues into adulthood.

End the Stigma.

You may or may not spend a few minutes here, but I thought, let’s not settle. People generally avoid what they don’t

How depression made Superheroes.

Mental illness can not only kick you down, they can sometimes make you rock solid superheroes. What are superheroes made of? For example,

About Substance Abuse.

And everybody’s gotta learn sometime.

Why is it so important for you to understand mental illness? Because till now, you have despised anyone who suffers from mental