Category: Emotions

How to change your behavior that you don’t like?

Many of us have a love hate relationship with ourselves. There are certain aspects of ourselves which we like and certain aspects which we might not like. When it comes to behaviors, definitely we would like certain behaviors that we

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Roadmap to a Happy Marriage

As a marriage counsellor, I have seen many couples going through a rough time simply because they were not aware of the developmental stages and phases that all marriages go through. Just as a baby becomes a toddler and then

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How to make decisions in such a way to not regret them

  Decisions are inevitable in life. Each and every one of us have to make certain decisions, be it small or significant at various points in life. And every decision has its consequences, especially the major ones. Some consequences may

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Appreciate what you have, when you have, not when it is gone or lost.

Many of us would have experienced this – of not enjoying the moment, not appreciating what we have, but later on regretting not having done the same. This habit of not appreciating what we have with us, until the time

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Emotional Invalidation – how can it damage a relationship?

Emotional invalidation is when a person’s thoughts, emotions are ignored, not considered important, disagreed with, rejected, denied, minimized or ridiculed. Any event or a communication will have two parts to it, Content Emotions / feelings Let us look at a

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What is the link between sunlight and depression?

You would have noticed that a bright sunny day with clear skies, makes you feel lot more upbeat than a rainy cloudy day. On a rainy cloudy day, you might feel like curling up in your bed and having a

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How is talking to a therapist different from talking to a friend?

This is a very common question that comes to people’s mind when they are considering professional counselling or therapy. Counselling is also about talking, and you can do the talking to a friend who can listen to you, right? So

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Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Counsellor – Differences

Difference between Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist and a Counsellor. One of the first set of questions that a client or a potential client would ask me is what is counselling and what is the difference between a counsellor, psychotherapist and psychiatrist?

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I am not happy, but I want to be, how do I?

We human beings are wired to seek happiness and peace. As per Maslow’s hierarchy of needs we start with logical needs of food, water, air etc. Once those are met we look for safety and security. Once you feel safe

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Do negative emotions like anger, fear, panic etc have any value?

  Of course our emotions definitely do have a purpose. When it comes to pleasant set of emotions like happiness, surprise, excitement, serenity, peace etc., we don’t ask this question. But when it comes to negative or unpleasant emotions like

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