Dr Sandhya Mohan is an Anaesthesiologist from Mangalore. She is a positive person, and she firmly believes in the power of positive thinking. She was born in Mangalore in 1983. Her father Late M C Mohanan was an advocate and mother Rema Mohan a homemaker. After MBBS from K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, she worked for two years as a casualty Medical Officer in Kerala. She moved to Surat to pursue MD in Anaesthesiology. She is a Gold Medallist in Anaesthesiology from Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. She is working as Assistant Professor in a Medical College in Kerala. Her hobbies include cooking, reading and dance. She is also a trained Bharatanatyam dancer. She wanted to become a Psychiatrist, but her family was against the idea of pursuing a career in psychiatry. “FROM EMPTINESS TO HAPPINESS, ANAESTHETISING NEGATIVE EMOTIONS” is her debut novel; it is an attempt to create awareness about mental health issues.