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Reversing Gravity.

“Sometimes you just don’t want to see the reflection of yours through words or mirrors.
Sometimes light just don’t show up cause, its in the dark that you are waiting for the clouds to clear.
Sometimes its just the boredom you feel out of freedom.
Sometimes your clock is ticking ticking but mind is stuck at a station.
Sometimes when you feel helpless within,
In urge to just help yourself out.
It’s when you are willing to cry out but only walls revert you a hopeless shout.
For those times, when everything is upside down, try a Headstand, Please.
Reverse the effect of gravity in your body.”

It’s okay, to be in a posture which is opposite to the world around you.
Feel the blood flowing in you. This is your Life. Live it for all the times. And realise that until the tick of your beat is gone, everything can become just Right. For a new ‘second’ to come, this one has to pass, so This time too shall pass.

Pictorial illustration of a headstand, yogic Asana
IC: Yoga Journal
IC: Pinterest

You may refer to the video link to see how Shiras Asana (headstand) is done.

I have written couple of poetries regarding support that one might need dealing a troubled mental situation he/she is into and the urge to delete this stigma attached with sharing issues of mental health with someone. You can check out the links here :

I Said, You Heard

Scent of Her

Cheers

Am not a psychologist or a psychiatrist, I don’t mean to prescribe you the steps that will work on your body or mind, I only am sharing what sometimes work for me when I am in the state of Anxiety, Depressions or any issue. It’s okay to have them, you know you just can’t deal and solve everything in your life at a particular moment. But one day you will. And that remains essential to tell oneself. You just don’t have to live up to anyone’s expectations when you are not able to. Again I would say, Everything can just become normal, give a doctor to your self, give yourself to people who love you. You are not wrong if you feel so about your condition. Don’t think it’s The End. Your Life is too precious, if not for you but your loved ones. And please Don’t think you don’t have any. You do have. Ofcourse it’s your Life you decide what to do with that, but please Live to do it. And,

Someday Ears will be there to hear you,

someday, mind will Change it’s station,

someday freedom will release the pain,

someday you will wake up in light.

And that day, you will see your confidence luminate on your face, the victory of this Underdog will reflect and shine bright in the world.

Eugi’s weekly prompt

Rip Sushant Singh Rajput, an Indian actor who was assumed to be in depression. You were a Man with Intelligence, a charming personality and a brilliant Actor. You are alive in our memories. May your soul rest in peace.

Do share anything that you wish to, I can be the ears to your cry. Also, I request you to share your views about dealing with anxiety or depression. What works for you?

Thanks for reading.

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Three Line Tales: Pandora’s Box

He was a Judas, like a snake in the grass.
Swathed to her conscience tightly. Romance with Nature, closed the Pandora’s box for her and she was left forever with her beloved.”

On June 5th, World Environment Day, I wish the earth heals herself and nature embraces us with her love and we break free from the cans of worms that has troubled us for so long.

Witnessing Sunsets from my Balcony.
Plant sapling. Grow with Greens.
My favourite place in lockdown.

Travelling for me, has been so important that I am entwined with the soul of it. I wish, this time, when tourism begins, we be more alert to keep us and our surroundings safe.

Inspired from Three lines Tales prompt by Sonya

Featured photo: by Claudio Schwarz via Unsplash

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#haiku

‘A Sanguinary’. Haiku#2

Tintless Humaness,

Taken Cadaverous Hues.

Empathy breathed; last!”

Reading the headlines of Newspapers these days are wrenching my heart out. From a colour based death to innocent animals put in danger, the world if followed this path, shall turn into a Sanguinary soon.

Time to be Cautious, Time to save Humanity from getting murdered.

For more details Read: Pregnant wild elephant dies in Kerala after cracker filled pineapple explodes in her mouth

haiku challenge by Frankjtassone: Justice

For more of Frank’s check out https://frankjtassone.com/

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Red Dot

“She was playing in the fields
It was five in the eve
Sharing chuckles and giggles with her peeps,
Suddenly, her eyes see her pants bleed.
She wasn’t informed of-
About these monthly norms, so
Befuddled! She runs, with a
A timorous sob,
And shows her mother
Her imbrued shorts.

Hush Hush, she was told
To grab the piece of cloth
From a 12 year old,
you are now a lady grown!
Prepare with adornments
For your ceremonial flaunts
It’s a monthly deal, your body has owned.

And this ‘Red dot’ shows up
Every 28 days like the moon is sought.
But with these 5 days,
Many social stigmas are brought,
Prejudices and discrimination heavies her bloat.
Towels torn to be used for repititive clots.
Unaware about the hygiene
Her life is though put, on a Risky shot.

Infrastructure, sanitary supplies,
Medications are needed a lot,
Be aware not hide, cause
Periods are not a shame
Or a taboo to be thought!”

I am a little late in posting this but, Better late than Never.
I think almost every woman who reads my post here, is privileged enough to get the necessary supplies for her menstrual hygiene but I believe she must be certainly connected to women( like helpers, cooks, maids, any friend, acquaintance,e.t.c) who don’t have much access/ awareness about the importance of menstrual hygiene. And I too participate in spreading information about this, which is crucial in this time of adversity. Doing my duty as a Netizen, for those who are deprived of their Fundamental Rights.

‘Periods in pandemics’
The pandemic has adversely affected millions of women and girls from economically disadvantaged sections of the society who are finding it difficult to manage their periods safely, hygienically and with dignity.

The UNICEF-launched a week-long campaign #RedDotChallenge for ensuring all girls manage their periods safely.

The campaign was launched ahead of the Menstrual Hygiene Day — to recognise the importance of menstrual health and hygiene issues and bring to attention the difficulties faced by adolescent girls, further exacerbated amidst the crisis.

The theme for this year’s MHD was ‘Periods in pandemics’.

The Menstrual Hygiene Day is an annual event which was initiated in the year 2014 by the German based NGO WASH United which aims to benefit women and girl worldwide through their awareness programme. May 28 was selected as the day to acknowledge that 28 days is the average length of the menstrual cycle.

India is also participating in the campaign through social media, many celebrities including the former Miss World Manushi Chhillar  have come up with their posts of awareness.

Indian Railways took the initiative to spread awareness about menstrual hygiene among women passengers on Shramik trains.

Assam Branch of Indian Tea Association (ABITA)-UNICEF celebrated Menstrual Hygiene Day in various tea gardens (ABITA) with the sole objective of creating awareness among the tea garden community on ‘Menstrual Hygiene Management’.

You may Read Covid-19-periods-in-pandemic-9-things-to-know

About this crisis in African countriesI have started.

Also some Indian government schemes associated with this mission.

Menstrual Hygiene Scheme by Indian government

If you wish you may share this post and spread the word, if you have suggestions, do comment below and please I request to talk to women or girls who work under you about their conditions. May be you can help them in some way. Thank you.

Thanks for reading.

Ps: I forgot to mention out something, yes I know Men might hesitate to share these talks straightaway with women, thinking they might offended or something. I can still help you in participating, so this month, when you give your helpers(male) or your employees a salary, do gift them a packet of sanitary napkin with piece of advice to protect their wives’ or loved one’s health.

Thank you again.

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poetry

Veil

#positivity

Each one of us goes through phases, Phases of highs, phases of determinations, lows, eating, fasting, exercising, writing, posting, celebrating, fighting, crying, loving and what not.. All we do is, we just start and then change, cause I have read it somewhere- Change is the only Constant and is a necessary one. So when we start, we are confused or may be clear, may be in the middle when we reach; we are somewhere, where we feel- What the heck? what did I do? how shall I make it better or just complete it. We are basically sometimes LOST, Don’t we? I think All we need is just Sit, Contemplate, identify and take that VEIL off and may be the help just reaches us! so this one is for our phase of Bewilderment!

“Day has started
In the glimpse of the ray.
Seated at the corner
Held the cup of my tea,
Sipping everytime
As I prayed to thee;
promises I made
So shall begin to keep.

Wasn’t any different-
That difficult it may seem
“Inside the equanimity
Shall remain in this spree.”

Sun shines no different
But clouds Block it see.
It may seem a riddle
Cause, thoughts bring the veil.

Keep the trash in or dispose it once out
Day it is no far,
When you see the fruits sprout.
So Ain’t there a sunshine?

Open your eyes; you may see.” Write photo prompt by Sue Vincent-Veiled https://scvincent.com/2020/06/04/thursday-photo-prompt-veiled-writephoto/

© 2020 Khwabo ka Sapna

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