Category: Life Style

Does what we tell ourselves matter?

Definitely yes. What we tell ourselves significantly matters both in the positive as well as a negative ways. Research says it is easier for our minds to get into the negative rut and its lot more difficult for us to

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Hooked to porn ? How does it affect you and your relationship.

Flipping through old issues of Debonair or Play Boy are gone with the olden days. A man would drool over the pictures for hours, fantasizing about the woman and the possibility of a mind blowing sexual encounter. In the absence

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We don’t feel the love anymore. Is the marriage over?

Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher, is quoted as saying “change is the only constant in life“. Love is a key component for a fulfilling relationship/marriage. But even Romantic Love keeps changing throughout life. As a relationship counsellor I see couples who

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Sports: The Habit to fight depression

Last year this time Inner Dawn Counsellor Kala Balasubramanian’s views featured in Deccan Herald – 19-Jul-16 Depression, has become more prevalent in today’s world, with the hectic lifestyle, work pressures, peer pressures, fear of missing out and the face book/whatsapp/instagram/twitter

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How to maintain Friendships after marriage

The initial years of marriage is very crucial for the couple to spend time with each other to know and understand each other to build a strong marital bond between each other. As a relationship counsellor I always try to

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My problem has no solution (or as of now). What can i do ?

When you have a problem for which the solution is not available or not available now, you are stuck with it. Then what do or can you do about it? It might trouble you or hurt you, make you worried

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How will the marriage counsellor solve our problems?

First of all, It is a good sign that you are considering to go to a marriage counsellor / relationship counsellor, that means that you have acknowledged that there are some challenges in your relationship, though you might still be

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White lies, omissions, major lies, bold lies – do lies affect relationships

Can lying affect your relationship negatively. Yes and definitely yes. You might lie on small things or big things. You might omit certain details deliberately and provide a partial truth which on the other side is a partial lie. You

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Route to intimacy in Relationships-Real Conversations

In today’s world of fast paced life, rat race and social media dependent self worth, having real conversations have taken a back seat and for many people, it doesn’t even happen often. This leads to superficial conversations, small talk filled

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Learning to live and love but without attachments

This picture reminds me of what my mother always used to say – learn to live like a droplet of water on a leaf.  The droplet remains on the leaf but it is also not attached to the leaf and

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