• Cognitive behavioural therapy 101

    Introduction to Cognitive therapy In previous article i.e., my story of depression, discussed about the signs and symptoms and how its feel like to be depressed. In this article I will discuss key points of cognitive therapy and its component’s part wise. Part – 1: Philosophy Cognitive model of depression What is Cognitive therapy? It’s […]

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  • What is learned helplessness? How to cultivate a talent for positive thinking?

    What is Learned helplessness? Learned helplessness is not an innate trait, it is learned through due the course of time and experience we face in life through conditioning. it is a phenomenon observed in both humans and other animals when they have been conditioned to expect pain, suffering, or discomfort without a way to escape […]

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  • My experiences with denial – being with, lived with! (in the context of grief)

    Chapter- 2 There are 5 stages of grieving process (need not to be experiencing in same order) Denial Anger Bargaining Depression and Acceptance Let’s understand each one of the stages clearly by asking ourselves these questions; Why this stage is important to experience? Why we undergo these stages? Why we may stick at one of […]

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  • Fighting with Self-esteem issues?

    Self-esteem is your overall view of yourself – how you feel about your own worth. It includes beliefs about oneself as well as emotional states, like winning, losing, pride and shame. The difference between animals and a human is that, we are able to add value or relate value to the things we pursue. we […]

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  • “Thoughts” can shape you “thin and healthy”

    Do you blame self when a diet plan fails or you fail to follow it? By saying there is something wrong with Me… I’m too weak…it didn’t work for me…I cant lose weight and become healthy… So on and so forth. What you will feel, if I say there is a completely different reason why […]

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  • Ideal marriage dynamics

    Love is definitely a strong and powerful motivation to hold a relationship. But, LOVE itself is not enough to sustain a relationship rather one needs to be creative with personal qualities and skills that are crucial to sustain it and make it grow. Following are special personal qualities that are crucial for a happy relationship:Commitment, […]

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