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adesh saxena

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Indian Medical Association

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Who or what saved you in darkest of your hours? Your survival story will help us all.

Every one faces darkness, hopelessness some time or other. We are most vulnerable during this period.
Sometimes we give up and something changes outside or within us which saves us or pushes us over the wall.
What saved you?

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  • May 29 2013: I saved myself. When I had nothing left but self hate and thoughts of suicide I forced myself to walk into the hospital and ask for mental health treatment. If I didn't do that I probably wouldn't be here now. I'm not saying that I did everything because If I didn't receive any help from the advances we've made in psychology in the last couple centuries then I'd still be lost in the same place void of hope.

    So a more accurate way to put it is, I'm saving myself with Hope, with Communication, With the experience and knowledge of others, with some grit and with the human spirit..
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      May 29 2013: Jared you are a survivor, can become a good counsellar. I wonder what are you doing now?
      • May 30 2013: At the moment I'm still trying to get some traction in my studies to eventually get to my goal of Quantum thermodynamics research and Underwater archaeology =D. Thanks for taking the curiosity =)
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