Unwind Are creative people more prone to mental illness? A writer's personal journey Updated : January 23, 2020 07:30 PM IST Every time, I tried to get back on track, I only got further disappointed because I grew up believing that being healthy and happy is our natural state of mind. There are several Japanese philosophies that make you mindful of your presence and the difference you can make to this broken and polarised world. Despite having an internal dialogue with my subconscious mind almost daily, it took me very long to respond to these self-affirmations and take control. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.