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I Am A Therapist And #IHaveATherapist

Today, while I was scrolling through Facebook, I noticed a photo posted by a colleague of mine. She was posing holding up a poster that read: “I am a therapist and #ihaveatherapist”. She came from a space of wanting to spread awareness that seeking help ...

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Entrepreneurship or Employment – Which is better?

S and I often pass time asking each other random questions. One afternoon over lunch, he asked me, “What, according to you, is the most boring job in the world?” I thought for a while and then replied, “I’d hate to be one of those lift operators. It’s li ...

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The Masks We Wear

Keeping it together has always been my thing. No matter how strong the adversity, I am well-known for being the calm in the face of a storm. Even during really difficult times, I’ve often caught myself saying, “It’s okay. I am okay.” Whenever someone come ...

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De-Clutter Your Life: Be More With Less

We’re already three days into the New Year, and how many of us are already crumbling under the massive pressure of doing our best to ensure that we don’t give up on our resolutions? Or, are you a person like me, who stopped making New Year Resolutions yea ...

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Inner Peace: How to be at Peace and not in Pieces

Kung Fu Panda 2 is my all-time favourite animated movie. It’s about Po’s journey to self-discovery, and how he attains inner peace. Inner peace sounds like such a heavy word, doesn’t it? After watching the movie, one thing that became clear was that wh ...

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World Mental Health Day: How YOU Can Help Yourself

10th October is globally celebrated as World Mental Health Day since 1992, and this year is a landmark of sorts since it marks its 25th Anniversary.  The theme this year is "mental health in the workplace" but before we talk about that in particular, I wo ...

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The Bright Side of Social Media

"You can run, you can hide But you can't escape, my love." -  Enrique Iglesias, "Escape". In today's world, no matter how hard you try, you cannot completely be off social media. Yes, there are people who have deactivated their Facebook accounts, or who c ...

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How You Can Defeat The Blue Whale

As a child, were you ever told by your parents not to speak to strangers? Did they warn you against accepting sweets, chocolates and other treats from people you don't know? Most of us heeded to these warnings, and we were wary of strangers who smiled at ...

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Explaining EFT With Harry Potter

I don’t think I will ever outgrow Harry Potter; the world created by J.K. Rowling made my childhood so magical that it continues to charm me even today. Throughout my years as a therapist, I have often borrowed metaphors and instances from the Harry Potte ...