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I’ve isolated myself for fear of people’s judgemental behaviour, but I have realised it’s taking me nowhere.!

I’ve isolated myself for fear of people’s judgemental behaviour, but I have realised it’s taking me nowhere.! This is my story Many-a-times, our desire to fit in the crowd can come in the way of our true authentic self. Add in the trauma of depression and anxiety and it becomes a complete recipe for disaster. […]

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7 Things I wish I knew about mental illness before!

Nervousness, anxiety, depression, I have been going through it all. Since childhood, I was extra sensitive and situations would affect me more than they would others. Battling depression and alcohol abuse was really difficult and there were days when I felt the only place for me was the mental asylum. While I am in a […]

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Easy tips to tackle Insomnia

Easy tips to tackle Insomnia-depression and anxiety

The mobile displayed the time as 11.45 pm. The alarm is set for 7.30 am, so Mr. Surve thought while keeping down his phone that there’s more than enough time for him to get an adequate night’s sleep. The second moment he got comfortable with his pillow, the battle began. His mind started chasing and […]

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Anxiety disorders are most common in women

Anxiety disorders are most common in women

Anxiety is a much more common problem for women than it is for men. From the time a girl reaches puberty until about the age of 50, she is twice as likely to have an anxiety disorder compared to a man. In fact, anxiety disorders also occur earlier in women than in men. Among other […]

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5 Indian Celebrities Who Came Out in The Open About Depression

5 Indian Celebrities Who Came Out in The Open About Depression

Mental illness is still considered a taboo in the society. Uttering the M word is not acceptable in a seemingly ‘normal’ world where just the mere mention of having something wrong with you mind is deemed madness or delusion. However, just like the world does not disappear upon closing one’s eyes, ignoring mental health does […]

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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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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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Anger is a Negative Emotion, it causes Anxiety

Anger is a Negative Emotion, it causes Anxiety

  ❝Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured. – Mark Twain Here’s a Quick Test which can give you an overview of your Anger & Anxiety emotions – (Note– Keep Track of your choices. Remember, there should […]

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Are you suffering from Anxiety?

Are you suffering from Anxiety?

Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when speaking in public, for instance, or while heading for an interview, a tough exam, or when going through professional or personal difficulty. But for some people, however, anxiety becomes so frequent, or so forceful, that it begins to take over their lives. But how one can […]

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