Last Saturday we started the meeting with carrom (Tanvi & I beat Ashish & Shirish). Discussions began only at 3 pm when more people came. We continued with ‘8 ways to beat the blues’ and did the last five steps which were Accepting your situation, learning a relaxation technique, exercising, doing something be it a regular job or hobby or both and becoming a member of a group, figuring out and sharing our own little ways of coping and going to a psychologist when in need. It was very heartening to hear people who don’t normally talk share about their lives. Carol D’Souza