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Breaking up and Moving On: A Psychologist's Perspective

June 18, 2017

 

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…

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Ask the Experts: Is Pseudoscience Setting You Back?

March 25, 2017

 

Science is the ability to deal with facts, rather than what someone says about people, situations or things. Yes I know this is a rather simplistic way of defining science but from a perspective of emotional wellness, it by and large suffices. And pray why do I wish to talk about science when …

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Ask the Experts: Is Therapy for Everyone?

February 23, 2017

By Varkha Chulani

First of all let's break the myth that only mentally ill people need therapy.

First of all let's break the myth that only mentally ill people need therapy. 

I'd love to illustrate this with an example of a gymnasium. If you notice, a gym is often made up of people who ar…

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Racing to the Brink: Mental Health and You

January 9, 2017

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Ask The Experts: Understanding Anxiety Disorders

August 16, 2016

By Varkha Chulani 

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All anxiety is unhealthy. 

When you are concerned about how you are going to do in an exam, at work, with people, etc you are in the ‘healthy’ or as lay people would say ‘normal’ range. For example, most of us get butterflies in our stomach before making a presenta…

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