My Story – Naveen Deshmukh

My story – I do not want to term this as a success story! But yeah it is certainly a journey of overcoming adversaries. Childhood – Ignorance is bliss: My stammering dates back to when I was around 8 years old, had a near-death experience when I drowned in the rainwater which had flooded my […]

Random Thoughts ?

  Live in the moment Live in the moment, that’s all I can do The wise told when our soul leaves, it takes with it only the treasured moments The moment  it talks is the moment we are breathing. Live the moment and the moment will live with you. The present is most precious and […]

Truths in the Mirror

A deep part of me knows that there is no going back, the old ways in which our society has survived have come to an end as well as how we relate to others and to ourselves. Our apparently solid paradigm dissolves, and with it our personal identity. Who are we, if we are not […]

My journey with acceptance

I joined TISA in 2010. After that I had attended some communication workshops, national conferences and get-together with PWS friends. At that time I had started a self help group meeting in Indore with Pramendra.  In February 2012 was the first time I came out of my comfort zone. We are 9 friends gone to […]

Solitude: Reflections

My first reaction was- Oh My God! Then, in a few days time, I became used to the comfortable pace of my life under the lockdown.  Initially I tried to learn this, practice that, listen to this or watch that – because I thought I have so much time and I must put it to […]

14-11-2019 (A meeting at India Gate with Afzal & Arun Kumar)

Afzal and Arun Kumar just completed the workshop with Sachin sir now they returned and doing frequently stranger talk meeting. This time Arun Kumar has some personal work with somewhere and Afzal also joined with Arun Kumar and they after work travel by metro and reached to Central Secretariat metro station that is adjacent to […]

Loss and Gain

“माई री मैं कासे कहूँ पीर अपने जिया की … मदनमोहन का ये पुराना गीत, विभावरी आप्टे की आवाज़ में सुन कर मेरी आँखें भर आई, सुबह सुबह ! कई दिनों से ऐसा ही कुछ हो रहा है | कोई दो महीने बीते हैं, मैरियन को गुजरे |  जैसे मैंने दूसरी बातों को स्वीकार करना […]

My 1st Amazing Conference

I’m Nasir Anwer from Dilli . I was already excited to attend the national conference and also meet the people who stammer . I am highly thankfully to the co-ordinator and other volunteers because of which I was sponsored for visiting the conference… 1st of all it is difficult for me to collect the gift […]

Journey to the Hot Seat

Participating at the popular TV show KBC has always been my dream. The real motivator for me to start trying came in 2011 when Sushil Kumar from Bihar won Rs. 5 crore on the show. At that time, my stammering was at it’s peak. The thought of not being able to express myself to the […]

What you resists,Persists! What you Accept ,You overcome😊

Good Afternoon Friends, Myself Satyam Singh from Surat Gujarat going to share my experiences during TISA’s 9th NC held at Bhopal on 27-29th September 2019. I got the chance to listen many people who also went through this social stigma (Stammering) which is ruining our ambitions and future desires and got to know about how […]

My experience of organizing the National conference 2019 .

Hi all . I am M K harsh from bhopal madhya pradesh . First of all , i will take you all to bengaluru NC ,because the story of organizing bhopal NC is connected to bengaluru NC . Amit kushwaha sir ,on the last day of the bengaluru NC told me in the morning that […]

Our Shared Burden?

Prelude: Vinnie De Craim, is a PWS (Person who Stammers) from Belgium. He was recently on a solo trip to India. Being a PWS, he wanted to connect to the PWS community in India. He got in touch with TISA and attended SHG meetings across the states/cities he traveled. Here, he shares his experiences in […]

Discrimination and Memory

Friends, I wrote this some time back for an online course on Psychology..  You might like it?… Since the summer of 2016, we in India, had been hearing about Mr Trump’s candidacy for the presidentship of USA. Like many in India, USA and elsewhere, I was a little amused and scandalized to learn about various […]

Ahmedabad SHG Presents “Apna Haath Jagannath” Course

Ahmedabad SHG   Presents   “Apna Haath Jagannath”   Course Introduction to the course– You are trying to open a one side opening door and you are giving sufficient time and efforts too. But still, the door isn’t opening. If you had acquainted about the right direction, the door could have been opened by giving […]

Bhopal SHG meet on 21-04-2019

Venue of the meeting – neelam park, jehangirabad Bhopal Timing of the meeting – 5 PM to 7 PM Participants of the meeting – Aakash Sir from bengaluru,jagdish mewada sir, Manoj sir, rohit bhai and me. Hey, Today Bhopal SHG meeting had conducted the self help group meeting. Our meeting started around 5 PM. I […]

Humans of TISA ( Dixit Arora )

  Dixit Arora is a Sr Analyst at Infosys BPM Ltd. He studied MBA at IMT Ghaziabad. He comes from a Middle class family in Delhi and completed his studies here itself. TISA taught him to take small initiatives towards self help and accept and live a happy and satisfied life. He joined Tisa in […]

Bhopal SHG meeting report on 13th Jan 2019

Location of the meeting – Chinar park bhopal. Timing – 2PM to 5 PM Good evening everyone, I’m Satish Harinkhede from bhopal SHG team. I joined the TISA in November 2018 and I’m attending all the meetings for November. Today we did a meeting at chinar park where we talked about our past embarssing stammering […]

Bhopal SHG meeting report

  Location of SHG meeting -chinar park ,bhopal Timing of the meeting – 3PM to 5PM Hey folks. I am MK harsh from Bhopal SHG.Today we had conducted the SHG meeting in Bhopal.Today 5 participants had taken the part in the meeting. Our meeting started with the introduction round. The participants had given their introduction […]