What’s Work-Life Balance Got to Do With Stress?

By Sukanya Sharma Professional validation is something many of us are actively pursuing – our work makes up a huge part of our identities. Back in 2004, author Alain de Botton published his book called Status Anxiety, which had a profound insight in it – the analysis of the question, “What do you do?” This […]

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Breaking up and Moving On: A Psychologist’s Perspective

By Varkha Chulani It is said that the second most common stressor after death is separation and/or divorce. But it needn’t be so if we can view our breakups with a different lens – stoically, sensibly, realistically and even philosophically. Because our attitudes towards the termination of our relationship will go a long way in […]

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Why So Stressed, Millennials?

By Sukanya Sharma I. The Stress and Anxiety According to a survey done by the American Psychological Association, millennials in America are the most stressed generation. The survey reports that we are mainly stressed about money. (Look what capitalism has done to us! But that’s a different debate) It also reported that women remain more stressed than men, […]

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Lost Voices: Losing a Pregnancy

By Ratna Golaknath This article is a part of a series called “lost voices”, where Ratna Golaknath writes about issues that are often unspoken about and that hardly ever reach the therapy rooms. Many of my friends, acquaintances and clients have shared the experience of losing a pregnancy. This could be for medical reasons, an elective decision, […]

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Understanding Panic Attacks

पैनिक अटैक एवं पैनिक डिसऑर्डर को समझना  पैनिक अटैक  अचानक  होने  वाले  डर  एवम  घबराहट के  अटैक  होते  हैं . यदि  नीचे  दिए  गए  चिन्हों  में  से  आपको  4 या  4 से  अधिक  चीज़ें  दस  मिनट  के  अंदर  होती  हैं , तोह  आपको  पैनिक  अटैक  हो  सकता  हैं . 1. दिल  की  धड़कन  बढ़ना 2. […]

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Healing Room: In Conversation With Reena Nath

Amrita Tripathi speaks to noted family therapist Reena Nath about her work, the changes in the mental health scenario for urban India, and her book HEALING ROOM, as well as very personal life-changing events from her own journey. This conversation has been edited slightly for length.  PART I Q: The positive feel that comes from […]

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