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5 Signs -It’s Time to Seek Therapy

Feeling sad, angry or otherwise “not yourself- If you’re eating or sleeping more or less than usual, having extreme emotions or withdrawing yourself from family and friends, or just feeling “off,” – it’s time to talk. Abusing drugs, alcohol, food or sex to cope- If...

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5 Ways to Get Your Marriage Back on Track

Define your problems Do analyse your relationship and figure out which parts works and which parts don’t. It is important to know the negative points of your relationship to burn them down. Use the three-sentence rule Keep your requests to your partner into three...

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Meltdown In Autism

What is a meltdown in Autism? Melt down is an response to over whelming situation. It happens when someone becomes completely overwhelmed by their current situation and temporarily loses behavioural control. This loss of control can be expressed verbally (eg shouting,...

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Altruism And Mental Health

“All the pleasures of life seem to wear out, but the pleasure of helping others in distress never does” – Ralph Waldo Emerson In general terms, Altruism refers to the unselfish concern and helping behaviour toward others. True blessing is to give than to receive....

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The Traveller’s Psyche

“Not all who wander are lost.” - J.R.R. Tolkien The travel and tourism industry has seen an extraordinary increase in interest in the past decade. More and more individuals are taking the risk of leaving the comfort of their homes behind to go out into the yonder and...

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Anger Management

Everybody gets angry from time to time. It is a normal emotion to experience when we are faced with a frustrating or annoying event. However, it is important to learn about how the effects of anger on our body. When you get angry- your heart pumps faster your blood...

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We Are Not Our Thoughts

WE, as human beings, are responsible for our own lives. We are responsible for what we think and what we choose not to think. Though it might seem like a common statement to make, let’s stop for a moment and evaluate its importance. How many times have we thought...

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Stigma and Mental Health

Does anyone think about how a person feels when he/she is labelled as mentally ill ? The answer is probably ‘No’, because we donot view ourselves putting foot in others shoe. When a person is labelled as ‘depressed’ or ‘sichzophrenic’ , the person’s whole life gets...

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Parenting 101 – Nitika Jaiswal

Who Are “Special Children”? They’re children who have a disability or a combination of disabilities that makes learning or other activities difficult. Special-needs children include those who have: Mental Retardation, which causes them to develop more slowly than...

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Worry And Obsession

Payal is a 50 year old Bengali lady who stays with her husband and a daughter. She has disturbing thoughts about any random person dying; she sees someone or remembers a name of a person and thinks that he/she might die. Her thoughts have been reinforced by...

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What is it like to be Autistic?

Behaviour that may appear maladaptive may well carry important messages and so an attempt to understand them should be made first before trying to change them. Almost all adult account of what it is like to be an autistic child mention an overwhelming sense of...

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Understanding Art therapy

Art therapy is gaining popularity in recent times and it is being found to be helpful to anyone who may find it difficult to express thoughts and feelings verbally. It is not dependent on spoken language. What is Art Therapy? Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy...

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