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Random Musings.
The Frustrating Cocktail of Casual Sexism and Privilege. | The Wall and Us
23 Sep, 2017

As someone who lives in the upper-middle-class life of Bombay, I’m supposed to be way more privileged than half the..

thewallflowerwhosurvived
It Takes One To Know One.
A Man Old Enough To Be My Grandfather Touched Me - #MeToo | The Wall and Us
21 Oct, 2017

I lay there on his lap and let the man, old enough to be my grandfather, have his way with me. I was 11 years old...

Anonymous4706
It Takes One To Know One.
Embracing The Vegan Lifestyle Helped Me Overcome Depression And Gave Me A Purpose.
09 Oct, 2017

Have you ever just felt helpless? Like you can’t bear what’s staring right at you, but you’re powerless to do a..

Anonymous4706
Inspiration.
How I Lost 60 Kgs and Became A More Confident Human Being.
30 Sep, 2017

Shame would force me to strive to live a better life. This emotion didn’t just come from those around me, it came f..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
A Story From The Forgotten Underbelly Of Kolkata – Sonargachi.
22 Sep, 2017

In my pursuit to find stories which could broaden my horizons, I’ve met a lot of people with other-worldly lives...

Aitijya Sarkar
Question Hour.
How To Forgive And Let Go Of The Shit You've Been Holding Onto.
07 Sep, 2017

This little note is for the stubborn ones. The ones with fire, passion, and dedication in everything they feel. They ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
The Importance Of Choice - The Wall and Us
04 Sep, 2017

“Everyone gets a choice to do what THEY want to.” I am at a point in my life where I understand some th..

Aitijya Sarkar
Question Hour.
How to Use Strokes to Have a Healthier Life.
09 Aug, 2017

This is going to be a short article, just so you can derive maximum benefit in little time. In Psychology, ..

Vaibhav Gupta
Random Musings.
How To Deal With The Hateful Talk That Goes On Behind Your Back.
09 Aug, 2017

You've heard it. You've probably indulged in it.  You've done it.  I am talking a..

Aitijya Sarkar
Random Musings.
You Don't Need To Be A Jenner - A Desperate Plea.
02 Aug, 2017

When I was nine years old, the women at the day care asked me why I didn’t own any frocks. I wasn’t a t..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
My Bullies and I - A Lesson In Hate and Triumph.
29 Jul, 2017

We all have a time in our lives when things seem so bad – You begin to curse your very existence. For me,..

the traveler 136
Random Musings.
Weekly Review | Let’s Start Celebrating What Makes Us Tick.
25 Jul, 2017

I’ve been up to a lot lately. And the best thing – The place the website is at right now, it’s almost..

Aitijya Sarkar
It Takes One To Know One.
An Open Letter To Chester Bennington – I Am Sorry If I Did This To You.
21 Jul, 2017

12 31 AM – My sister calls me. Panting and stressed. I was asleep. I woke up, afraid that something had h..

Aitijya Sarkar
Random Musings.
Questions We All Must Ask Ourselves.
13 Jul, 2017

An ongoing internal strife within myself is that I find it hard to always express myself when there are people arou..

Anonymous8638
Question Hour.
The Wall and Us Vs Loneliness | Feeling Useless.
10 Jul, 2017

I believe every human being longs to be valued, ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
An Introduction To My Life.
02 Jul, 2017

This year has been difficult for me but not in the traditional sense. My parents are fine, my friends are fine and I&..

It Takes One To Know One.
Entering The World - The Journey Of The Last 5 Years.
30 Jun, 2017

Well Well Well! I had just turned 18 and finished 12th grade. I was so relaxed and chilled that all that Physics, Che..

Dhruv Saxena
Random Musings.
Little Things Matter - This Is How I Message.
29 Jun, 2017

When I was in school, Whatsapp was exploding. My X2-01 (borrowed) supported this Java version of this free messaging ..

Aitijya Sarkar
Editorial Team.
Colleges In India Should Learn Something From This College In Kharagpur!
27 Jun, 2017

Blackouts are uncommon in Pune. Even if it happens, generators are in almost every society so the power comes back up..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Random Musings.
Lets Be Vulnerable Together | Weekly Review.
17 Jun, 2017

I’ve stumbled upon a truth recently. I’ve realized that most people already know the solution to their problems ..

Aitijya Sarkar
It Takes One To Know One.
How I Went To Hell and Back And Started My Own Company.
15 Jun, 2017

I was born in December of 1994 with (as many people would say throughout my life) a 'silver spoon in my m..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
Why India Needs A Lesson In Compassion And Today.
10 Jun, 2017

I believe compassion is an underrated quality. ..

Anonymous4706
It Takes One To Know One.
Little Check Boxes - Let's Talk About Life.
09 Jun, 2017

I want to talk about life. A conversation we need to indulge in more often. Before I get into it, let me first introd..

Anonymous4576
Question Hour.
The Wall and Us vs Loneliness | Some Actionable Advice to Stub Out the Emptiness You Feel.
07 Jun, 2017

How many of you feel this constant emptiness? How many of you aren’t willing to start on something mammot..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Inspiration.
Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me Ten Years Ago When My Board Results Came Out.
01 Jun, 2017

Some of you have had your results published recently. Some of you haven’t performed as expected. And some of you ar..

Anonymous4576
Random Musings.
Here is Where I am At and Why I Need Your Help.
26 May, 2017

It has been a while since we last had a heart to heart. I’ve not really been doing too well. I wish I kne..

Aitijya Sarkar
It Takes One To Know One.
Invalidation - My Perspective.
23 May, 2017

I was told today that my opinions don’t matter because of my psychological issues. They’re “invalid...

Anonymous4706
It Takes One To Know One.
A Bipolar Mind in a Uni-polar World.
16 May, 2017

Being a human is quite a remarkable yet strenuous thing: we’re born, go to school, get a job, pay bills, and die...

Anonymous4706
It Takes One To Know One.
Dear Maa, I Am Proud of You Where-Ever You Are.
15 May, 2017

It’s a curious thing, the death of a loved one. The unfathomable truth that one has to deal with every mo..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
What is it Like To Be Raised By an Indian Mother?
15 May, 2017

I was inspired to write this one when I stumbled upon this one question on Quora which asked – ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
The Recent Trend of Facebook-Live Suicide Streaming and What Can You Do To Stop It.
11 May, 2017

Last month, ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Question Hour.
Question Hour - Why Do I Feel so Lonely Even Though I Am Not Really Alone?
11 May, 2017

Question - Why do I feel so lonely even though I am not really alone? Answer - To begin with, it ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
De-Mystifying Self Doubt and Understanding Why You Need to Stop Indulging it.
07 May, 2017

You know people are eerily full of opinions. Even if you don’t ask them for one, they’ll be all too happy to give..

Aitijya Sarkar
It Takes One To Know One.
What Do You Do When You Are Barely Holding On?
23 Apr, 2017

How are you supposed to wake up and get on with stuff normal people do when you feel suicidal? How do you f..

Anonymous4576
Random Musings.
9 Quotes About Loneliness That Will Touch Your Soul.
23 Apr, 2017

1) I'm lonely. And I'm lonely in some horribly deep way and for a flash of an instant, I can see just how lon..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
If You're Turning to Intoxication to Find A Solution For Your Problems Here Is Some Advice For You.
23 Apr, 2017

I love video games with a strong storyline. You have to give credit to a game which can create a world within itself...

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
Why Are We So Driven by the Unrealistic Beauty Standards Set by Media?
22 Apr, 2017

When I was nine years old, the women at the daycare asked me why I didn’t own any frocks. I wasn’t a tomboy. I ha..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
3 Organizations That Are Doing Their Bit to Rid India of Mental Illness and Suicide.
21 Apr, 2017

With the whole mental health revolution that’s sweeping the country at the moment, businesses have sprung up all ov..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
3 Lies You Need to Stop Telling Yourself And Now!
19 Apr, 2017

I’ve said this before - I’ve been lucky enough to meet a lot of very different and unique people in my life. They..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
Week 3 Review - So how did we fare this week?
18 Apr, 2017

So this week we haven’t done so well. That happened for the following reasons – 1) I had a deadline to ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
Dear Father, I Hope You Are Proud Of Me Wherever You Are.
13 Apr, 2017

‘Father’, ‘Dad’... We feel pleasure when we say these words. It brings peace. It brings happiness. It brings ..

Anonymous4576
Editorial Team.
Week 2 Review - So how did we fare this week?
10 Apr, 2017

To begin with let me inform you one more person joined us as a listener – Divya Chandel. Welcome her with open arms..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
Why do I feel the way I do?
09 Apr, 2017

I can't do psychedelic drugs anymore. This may not be the best way to start an article. But it's been a year ..

Anonymous4706
It Takes One To Know One.
A Tribute to Arjun Bhardwaj – Tutorial on How to NOT commit suicide.
07 Apr, 2017

I came to know about Arjun Bhardwaj through Facebook. A viral video that popped up on my Newsfeed with a thumbnail of..

Aitijya Sarkar
Inspiration.
Motivation vs Inspiration - Which One Should You Choose?
07 Apr, 2017

It takes time to identify the line between motivation and inspiration. It is not in the job description of the Engli..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
Week 1 Review – So how did we fare this week?
04 Apr, 2017

I am really glad. All your support, shares, likes, kindness and words of encouragement are what keeps me and all of u..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
Let's Talk About The Lost Art of Listening.
03 Apr, 2017

To begin let me tell you I have been away from home since I was 7. It’s been difficult maintaining relationships ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
Is Social Media Making Us Less Sociable?
28 Mar, 2017

This piece is going to dive into something that a lot of people are thinking about lately – Is social media making ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
How Do You Inspire Yourself to Do Something and Actually Make it Last?
27 Mar, 2017

You must remember that lone art period in school. Whether you liked art or used that period to catch up on school gos..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
The Flappy Bird Theory - Explaining Your Ever-Elusive Search For Happiness.
26 Mar, 2017

Have you ever played Flappy Bird? It’s an incredibly frustrating game. The user has to control the protagonist ( A ..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
It Is Okay To Not Know Where Your Life Is Heading - Here Is Why.
28 May, 2017

I have always been an avid dreamer. When I was 3, I wanted to be an astronaut. At 7, my prioritie..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
It Takes One To Know One.
A Letter to the One Who Left Me.
23 Mar, 2017

Dear Roy, I haven't written to you in a long time. Not from the lack of thinking about you, I think abo..

Anonymous4706
Random Musings.
Are We Really That Different?
23 Mar, 2017

I was just walking alone on the streets of Kolkata watching people pass by. Couples on motorbikes, children in school..

Anonymous4706
Editorial Team.
What Is This FoMO and Why Is It So Important to You?
23 Mar, 2017

If there were two things that could define me – it would be laziness and procrastination. I like my sleep, my Kindl..

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
Editorial Team.
The One Where It All Began
22 Mar, 2017

It’s difficult. Taking a leap of faith is extremely difficult. No clue how people find it all so easy. Th..

Aitijya Sarkar
Random Musings.
The Phenomenon That's 21st Century Empathy!
15 Mar, 2017

Think of the last time you related to the circumstances or feelings of another person. It can be anything...

The Wall and Us Editorial Team.
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