Posts by Vibhu Kher

Vibhu is a writer/blogger with a master’s in public policy and a bachelors in political science, currently pursuing a career toward policy analysis. Raised in Canada and born in India, she alternates between multiple perspectives within social systems. She uses her blog as a platform to raise awareness, sharing her own life experiences and academic knowledge as a resource. You can find her on LinkedIn here.

How Following Someone Else’s Path Can Lead to Depression

“Your anger? It’s telling you where you feel powerless. Your anxiety? It’s telling you that something in your life is off balance. Your fear? It’s telling you what you care about. Your apathy? It’s telling you where you’re overextended and burnt out. Your feelings aren’t random, they are messengers. And if you want to get anywhere, you need to be able to let them speak to you and tell you what you really need.” ~Brianna Wiest

Overcoming depression was one of the hardest yet most rewarding experiences of my life. I didn’t understand it when I first started struggling at …