Currently Browsing: March 2017

How to deal with grief?

Grief-Depression and Mental Wellness - Cafe Counsel

Sooner or later, each of us will experience that dagger in the heart called grief. The experience of losing something we value or close to our heart is part of life and no one can escape from it. Loss has many layers to it – it could be a long relationship coming to an end, […]

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Are you suddenly enjoying your own company? That’s good news!

Enjoying your own company - Cafe Counsel

Sometimes it’s best to spend some quality time with the world’s most important person, yourself. The more time you spend alone, the more comfortable you become in your own skin because you can truly get to know yourself. This provides you with more patience to accept yourself as who you are, where your life is […]

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Do you feel anxious about your finances? How do you plan to cope?

Anxiety due to Financial Condition - Cafe Counsel

Given the ‘way above the average’ lifestyle that we live in, keeping tabs on your budget and spending are things of high priority. You have a few bills to pay in a couple of days, another handful of household expenditures that need serious attention and this is also the month where you finally get to […]

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Midlife Crisis For Men – Handling and Growing Beyond

Mid Life Crisis for Men - Cafe Counsel

Have you ever heard of a happy family man who kind of got fed up with life and started living alone? We are certain you have. Most probably he was in his late 40’s or in 50’s. Now, if he’s lucky, his children still talk to him, but his wife would be filing for a […]

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Important Strategies To Overcome Depression

Strategy to Overcome Depression - Cafe Counsel

In a world where relationships can sustain just a couple of months or competition at work can throw anyone out of their strong position, depression is becoming a growing disorder that is affecting millions of people each year. Depression is a strong state of mind that can bring about a devastating change in your life. […]

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Excessive Crying – A symptom of Anxiety

Symptoms of Anxiety - cafe counsel

We all cry for distinctive reasons. What’s yours? Do you feel you’re crying too much these days? Is it happening too often and every now & then? Are you able to make sense of your excessive crying? According to psychology, tears are most easily triggered in response to a friendly gesture, a sympathetic voice, a […]

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How psychotherapy helped me break my pattern of being in abusive relationships

How psychotherapy helped me break my pattern of being in abusive relationships

Jina Verma, a successful Marketing Professional was trapped in a vicious cycle of being in one abusive relationship after another. Here, she shares her story about her pattern and how she finally broke it with psychotherapy. A strong believer in love, I thought I had found my perfect match in Suhas and before we knew […]

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How my inner conflicts almost shattered my dreams of joining the Merchant Navy?

How my inner conflicts almost shattered my dreams of joining the Merchant Navy?

23-year-old Nishant Kaur had his career of becoming a Merchant Navy Officer all mapped out. He worked diligently towards it and finally got the much-awaited job offer. Unfortunately, his internal battles with anxiety and emotional dependence came in the way of him being to able to take the final leap. Here is his story… At […]

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Mid Life Crisis for Women

Mid Life Crisis for Women - Cafe Counsel

Midlife can be one of the most stress-filled phases in a woman’s journey of life. It forces her to deal with the most complex of life’s issues and pushes her to look at who she is and who she wants to become. And this dilemma or outcome gives rise to what we call midlife crisis. […]

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Things Single Mom’s Should Be Proud Of

What is it that single moms should be proud of? Cafe Counsel

What is it like to be a Single Mom in India? Singlehood among women has always been frowned or looked down upon because of conservative and orthodox practices, rules of family and apprehension of relatives. Whether a woman is divorced, widowed or chose not to marry, the paths are never easy for her. People start […]

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