Her resurrection from the realm of bipolar disorder and suicidal tendencies, Maryya has emerged into a very strong personality! Mentally and physically. She is now able to handle immense pressure with calmness and with ease. This quality she was gifted to her during her treatment and her will to fight with mental disorder. She displayed her fierce and courageous self during her recent encounter in Portugal, when she was humiliated in front of the world for her disapproval of wearing a bikini over choosing to cover herself with dignity in a swimming pool, because she was uncomfortable to expose herself. This incident was published all around the world and in leading news channels, and largely manipulated giving it a racist and sexist face. Although supported by few but she was attacked by hatred and threatened by large number on social platforms. Maryya Dean Rajkumar handled the matter with dignity and with a calm mind, which was a huge surprise! Especially for a person who was suffering from bipolar disorder and was suicidal just a few months ago.
Although she suffered fair amount of trauma, but her courageous act ignited a spark of hope in many who were suffering from mental illness, and she became an inspiration to all. During this time she was able to save numerous life with her talks and friendly concealing. She is now invited by large number of colleges and organisations in England for sharing her experience, and her story from struggle to triumph.
She has been approached by many NGOs, Organisations and government bodies from around the world! Especially from India who wants her to join hands with them in the fight against mental disorder and women empowerment.
Maryya Dean Rajkumar is now the founder of an organisation called “We Value Life”
Which is form to spread awareness about mental health and fights for women safety and women empowerment, in collaboration with many government and private organisations.
If you are lucky enough to get a second chance make it worth while. Maryya Dean Rajkumar is living a much meaningful live and is now an inspiration.