The book tells about the author’s struggles with mental illnesses like depression, anxiety disorder and panic attacks that she faced after learning that her partner had been unfaithful with her. Initially, she lost interest in life as a whole. Everything detested her. There was a point when she wanted to end her life and even tried to leave her home. This book tells her journey of dealing with all the heartbreak, pain and loneliness. The darkness that had engulfed her and would not let her come out of the dark pit. One day an incident makes her realize that she has to fight back for herself and her children. Since then she has retaken a hold of her life. She started teaching her mind and heart to like new things, be more creative and make every day goals and then plans on how to achieve them. She realizes that achievements do matter and the smallest achievements warrant celebrations. Why she needs to hang on, to believe for a better tomorrow and not to give up. Relapses did not move her. How writing helped her to cope with the situation she was in. How she found out a way to tame her inner demons and hold a little candle in the darkest of hours.
The author of this book is Smita Singh. She did her schooling and higher studies from Jaipur, Rajasthan.
She is an M.A. in History and has varied interests like reading, writing, painting, traveling and listening
to music. She is married and has two kids. This is her first book, though she has also written many blogs
relating to writing and photography. She is also a member of many writing portals. She plans to start a
travel Vlog soon as well.
A woman with a one-year-old child, who is roaming from one place to another in order to get the child treated as she is suffering from four mental diseases. The woman was been termed as insane, and she has been pushed out of everywhere she had called her home, from her in-laws and her own family. The story is about the struggles and hardships faced by her.