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Café Counsel’s Self-Help Guide: ‘How to Make Successful Decisions.!’

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“Decision making is the force that shapes destiny,” – Tony Robbins, Life Coach, Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist Our decisions have the power to shape and transform our lives. The right one can drive us towards unfathomable heights of success whereas the wrong choice can set us on a downward spiral path. So how do we […]

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Online counselling: A Revolutionary Transformation of My Life

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Online counselling: A Revolutionary Transformation of my Life – Shilpa Karanth, Media Professional  There are some people in life who can handle any kind of situation with flying colours. Unfortunately, I was never one of them. The way I approached any scenario was with stress and anxiety. It got to a point where I began […]

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11 Self Calming Mantras to teach yourself to deal with your Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

11 self-calming mantras for anxiety, depression and stress

Self-calming mantras for mental health issues.! Anxiety, stress, and depression are dreadful words that can bring havoc to your life. Not tending to it can act as a deterrent towards your overall growth, be it personal or professional. And while it is always advisable to seek therapy, you can also resort to some self-calming mantras. […]

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7 things my Dad taught me to handle anything which life throws at me! I’m passing the same to my child!

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Life can be quite a mix ball, putting you through a roller-coaster of emotions and experiences. I too have had my share of ups and downs but thankfully, through it, all was my father’s unhindered support. I clung on to his words of wisdom which became my mantra for dealing with any kind of situation. […]

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5 Tough rules checklist which I made myself to handle my future breakups!

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As much as I hated all the melodramatic saas-bahu serials that came on television, my breakup was pretty much what cheesy scripts were made of. It was messy, ugly and took away the last shred of dignity I had. Think Alice Cooper eyes (with all the crying), zombie walks (with less sleeping), drunk dialing and […]

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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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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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Mental Health: The essential of Self Help & Care

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Mental ill-health isn’t uncommon in today’s times where people do multitasking and stress themselves to a large extent to keep up with the fast lifestyle, competition at work, higher standard of living etc. People with mental ill health are at a higher risk for some unhealthy behaviour. They may find it challenging to make healthy […]

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My trauma of being molested as a child.

My trauma of being molested as a child

I have vague memories of when I was two years old. My uncle would come home bearing gifts with a big smile on his face. While for most kids, this would bring joy, for me, it just evoked a sense of terror. Because what followed simply made me quiver. He would make me sit on […]

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