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I have been a Business Finance Career Girl working for more than ten years in the Banking Industry living and working in Melbourne, Australia. I had left my career to manage my health as juggling work life balance with Bipolar Disorder can be challenging at times and mental illness is still highly stigmatised. All health conditions I believe should be taken serious. So when someone with a physical illness is treated with empathy and kindness in the workplace, I expect the same, however the reality is society just isn't there yet. Unless you have experienced the darkness and pain of a depressive episode you truly won't understand.
Turns out leaving my career and moving back north was a blessing in disguise as I then met my partner online. I decided to take a leap of faith for love and accompanied him to India. We then had our very own Big Fat Punjabi Wedding, had a beautiful baby boy Jayden and now live together as a family in Australia as we try to integrate both our cultures as we raise our son.
“Man sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, then dies having never really lived.”
- THE DALAI LAMA
I started blogging to share my experiences living in India as it can be such a shock to the senses for a tourist or expat alike. It can be difficult to navigate your way around traditions and local customs. Especially in Punjab the Northern State of India, where the culture is still very traditional.
Unlike some writers who usually have only a good or bad view point of India, I write about the good, the bad and the in between. As with every country in the world, there are always pros and cons. I understand this all depends on your own perspective. To get the best understanding of my writing I always recommend to join me from the beginning of my adventures.
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