Relationships

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How Mindfulness Can Improve Your Relationship

Posted on July 6, 2017

Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of the present moment, and having an accepting, kind, gentle and open attitude towards your thoughts and feelings. Traditionally the practice of meditation was seen as a solitary activity and the effects of it were mostly measured in terms of individual effects like making the person less stressful, happier and more successful. However in the recent years the effects of mindfulness has been studied neurologically, in terms of the effect it has onRead More

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Healing Yourself Within Your Relationship

Posted on May 9, 2017

Relationships are funny things. When you decide to be in one, you are prepared to some extent that the person you love will change, life will change, and things may go wrong, but what most of us are unprepared for, is who we become in the relationship. We are unable to grapple with our good-natured, kind and loving selves becoming an angry, unkind and irritated self. It is this phenomenon that sometimes causes us to leave relationships in search ofRead More

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Social Support: Support or a Menace?

Posted on November 3, 2016

  Numerous studies have indicated the importance of social support in both physical and mental health. However, it is also the one that is most overlooked. The fact that social support is good is unmistakable and is something we innately know. So I find myself wondering about how many of us find ourselves alone in the midst of a problem with no one to understand it.   When did dealing with things alone become the new ‘strong’ and when didRead More

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Stolen Motherhood: The ‘new’ low that mothers are facing

Posted on October 13, 2016

She has spent the last nine months thinking about the baby, planning for his or her arrival, and worrying if everything will go well. On the day of the delivery, she might be anxious, but can’t wait for it all to be over.After being in agonising pain for hours comes the moment when she finally gets to see her daughter/son for the first time. In the days that follow, however, she finds herself sad, constantly worried, irritated and wondering why she isRead More

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RIP Brangelina: Psychological Aspects Of A Break Up

Posted on September 23, 2016

  Millions of hearts were broken when ‘Brangelina’ decided to split. While some resorted to bereavement, as if their own marriages and relationships had fallen apart, the others exulted Karma’s super proficient sense of justice for whatever had happened to our favourite Rachel from F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Break ups, divorces and separations have become more common than not in today’s world. Reasons vary from infidelity to falling out of love, boredom, dispute, so on and so forth. However, the noteworthy part toRead More