From Experiment to Belief: What ‘The Shrinking Couch’ Taught Me So Far

This is the story of how I went from launching The Shrinking Couch as an experiment, to really believing in it. In starting The Shrinking Couch, I had thought that many people would want to write, to contribute, to share their stories. I was wrong. Some people did, but they needed a lot of convincing. … Continue reading From Experiment to Belief: What ‘The Shrinking Couch’ Taught Me So Far

Zentangling: Ice Cream for Mindpain

I often admired these precise lines and curves that were being shared on a craft group. They looked so inviting and psychedelic yet gleamed of a calm. I learnt that this art form was called Zentangle. Zentangle is an art form that uses a lot of different patterns, some that even appear to be three-dimensional. … Continue reading Zentangling: Ice Cream for Mindpain

Twenty Two: A Graphic Novel

Sreeja Basu Sreeja studied communication design at Srishti School of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore, with a special interest in sexuality studies. She is currently in the liberal arts postgraduation programme with the Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University, Delhi. Her career aim is to blend design thinking and sex education in schools. She enjoys illustrating, … Continue reading Twenty Two: A Graphic Novel

Navigating Open Relationships

I haven’t been sleeping well for a few weeks. I’ve also had a dry cough – messed up throat chakra – and have been meeting a new person off of Tinder every day. Last night’s terrible under-washed date finally tipped it for me. Something in my open relationship wasn’t doing it, or I wouldn’t be … Continue reading Navigating Open Relationships