Perspectives and analysis from our experts on mental wellness, therapy, counselling, psychological challenges and treatments, and much more.

November 9, 2021

Bear Your Burdens Lightly

Kiran starts every morning with aches and pains, grumbling about the chores she must do that day. Today was different: she woke up energetic and excited […]
October 11, 2021

I Can’t Go Wrong: The Perils of Perfectionism

My peaceful Sunday morning is interrupted by the telephone. It’s the clinic, and they have an urgent case: a suicidal woman who needs immediate support. The […]
September 17, 2021

ATypical Depression: Hiding Sorrow Behind a Smile

There’s a lot of cultural and social pressure to appear cheerful. We’re constantly told to be positive; to look on the bright side; that we’re not […]
July 22, 2021

Love Hurts, But It Doesn’t Have To

Life is a learning experience for us. Every new day brings new lessons. We fall, we stand up, we laugh, we cry, we experience many emotions […]
July 21, 2021

Are You Overthinking? Escaping the Trap of an Overactive Mind

Think before you act. Look before you leap. Better safe than sorry. These proverbs have been around so long because they speak truth: thinking is good. […]
July 7, 2020

Online Counselling

Online Counselling for Medical Interns and Junior Residents working with COVID patients or currently in quarantine A lot of young doctors are working shoulder to shoulder […]
January 18, 2017

What new year resolutions are NOT about

“It’s a new year, it’s a new me” is a phrase that’s quite popular in January. Listening to all the hype around new year resolutions – […]
December 2, 2016

When your Boss Plays Favourites

Kiran has been  thinking of looking for another job for the past few months. He feels uncomfortable at his workplace. His boss is not appreciative of […]
December 2, 2016

Are you feeling SAD this winter?

I tried to smoke away my feelings of lethargy and disinterest. There was no one around as I watched the surroundings from the balcony of my […]
November 29, 2016

Love Beyond Expectations

“The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but […]
November 24, 2016

Understanding Addictive Pleasure and Depression

Gone are the days where watching something hot was a steal and a thrill. With the advent of internet, watching pornography is no different than having […]
November 24, 2016

MANaging your House

A husband is always considered to be the man of the house and the breadwinner while the while wife is expected to do the house chores […]
November 24, 2016

Romantic Love and its Attachments

Like spoken in the earlier article, our attachment patterns can say a lot about us and about our relationship, and in this article,I  will discuss this […]
November 23, 2016

Creating a Healthy Job Environment

High pressure is expensive: to the organisations and to the working members alike. A research study by American Psychological Association estimated that more than $500 billion […]
November 16, 2016

Let It Go

“Sometimes you don’t feel the weight of something you have been carrying until you feel the weight of its release” Anonymous. She sat there thinking of […]
November 9, 2016

The Addicts of Love

This was my third session with him and we had come a long way from understanding what he was doing. His goal was to become happier […]
November 6, 2016

The Perfect Bond

Down the busy road on a cool summer evening, Joanne and Peter were taking a stroll in the park. The birds announced their retreat as they […]
November 6, 2016

Expert Interview with Dr. Amita Puri- The Difference between Dating and being Married

India is going through a transitional phase where socialism is moving towards individualism. This in turn has affected the values attached to family, relationships and marriage. […]
October 24, 2016

“Here’s what we can learn from ‘Pride and Prejudice’”

It is not new to have been in situations where you are trying to convey something to your partner and put across what you really feel […]
October 24, 2016

How a rebound relationship helped me discover myself

Just like a lot of other people who are in relationships or who were in relationships, I too thought that I was in one where I […]
October 24, 2016

Friendship beyond gender: different perspectives

“I am confused. I do not know what to do,” she said. Rahila is caught up in a relationship where she does not know if it […]
October 21, 2016

Men in Abusive Relationships- In conversation with Rohini Rajeev

This is part two of our interview with Rohini. Click here to read the first part. How trapped are men about speaking up due to social stigma […]
October 18, 2016

In conversation with Rohini Rajeev on Abuse in Relationships

The basis of every healthy romantic relationship is love, kindness, mutual respect, acceptance, friendship, ease in communication, trust, dependability, security and healthy intimacy. And to this […]
October 14, 2016

Is your relationship being evaluated by the “shares” and “likes” on social media?

A few years ago, human connections were about spending more time together in person. With the advent of social media, there has been a tremendous difference […]
October 14, 2016

A Letter to My Best Friend

Dear Best Friend, I want to thank you for being an amazing friend to me. You are one of the most important people in my life. […]
October 13, 2016

Loving my Depressed Friend

She took a deep breath and said, “I want you to be with me, whatever I am, however I want to be. I am tired of […]
October 6, 2016

Parenting an Anxious Child

Seven-year old Nidhi’s parents helplessly looked on as she felt breathless and restless and began pacing vigorously. From their experience they knew that no amount of […]
October 4, 2016

Have you evaluated the pattern in your relationship?

Humans are made up of patterns. Patterns that can shift, change and improve. These patterns can be harmful if these patterns are unhealthy, especially in a […]
September 22, 2016

Living with an Anxious Partner

Anxiety is fast becoming a key cause of reduced functioning affecting work, personal and social life. Various studies have noted that anxiety is the most commonly […]
September 19, 2016

Stress free Traffic Jams

Do you have dreams of a traffic free road and zipping to your office in a matter of minutes? But the dream remains a dream as […]