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10 ways to get through a break-up fast

The aftermath of a breakup can shake you right to your core. You feel cold & empty, and despair disguises itself as a sinking feeling in your stomach that just won’t go away, nor will the many unanswered questions floating around in your head: Why me? What did I do wrong? Why doesn’t he love me anymore? Maybe you saw it coming; maybe you didn’t. So the breakup has happened. Now it’s time for the break-over! Here are 10 ways to get through a break-up: 1) Hope = no recovery from breakups The main reason people accept the death of…

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What the recent suicide of a popular entertainer has taught us

A recent demise in Indian cinema has taken the nation by storm ; and has shaken the very fabrics of the entertainment industry. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, age 34, committed suicide on June 14 in his Mumbai residance. The actor left no note behind indicating any motive to take the big step, and the officials are still investigating. One thing, however, is certain, is that the actor was not facing any form of physical health issues – he was physically fit, with no history of physical illnesses whatsoever. He was also at the steady growth in his career, portraying outstanding…

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Change is the only constant – 5 Principles of Human Change

Our ability to change, and adapt to change, is what keeps our life going. We experience change on a very frequent basis, in various forms, often multiple times a day. Some changes are small and inconsequential, while others can dramatically affect our lives. Some changes are positive. Others are negative. While many more are of little or no significance. Our ability to adapt to change depends on a multitude of factors, some of which are within our control and some that are not. Depending on the type and the nature of change, we as humans seek ways to adapt to…

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Starting a New Job? Here’s 5 hacks to come out a champion

As exciting as a new job is, it comes with it’s fair share of overwhelm (with a collateral shift in environment & people) and stress to prove yourself worthy. Stress is an undeniable fact of life for millions of people across the globe. While most colleagues and family may beguile you to limit the stress inducers in your life, such advice may seem like a meaningless cliché when faced with the reality of a new job. When you’re exiting an old job and entering a new company, you’ll be faced with a gush of problems that can rather seem daunting.…

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5 Tips For Dealing With A Loved One Experiencing Depression

Nearly everyone experiences nervousness, a sense of worry or sadness at times, but for some people these feelings become a part of day-to-day life and can really affect one’s daily functioning. Anxiety disorders affect around 14% of the adult population every year, while depression affects around six percent of the adult population annually. As troubling as anxiety and depression can be for its sufferers, sometimes it’s not easy watching a loved one go through it, while you sit on the outside, feeling somewhat helpless. You might feel tempted to dig until you uncover the truth so you can help, but…

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5 Simple Techniques To Overcome Loneliness

In a world where terms such as FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and YOLO (You Only Live Once) have become of major importance, there’s an expectation that you constantly need to be doing something: shopping, travelling, partying, socialising – the list is never ending. This invisible layer of social expectations can make anyone feel overwhelmed. They become the untold definition of how to live life the right way, which puts pressure on anyone who isn’t following these unspoken rules. Fail to follow these expectations, and you find yourself feeling lonely. However, these expectations aren’t always meaningful ones. Doing things that…

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Importance of listening in counseling

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant H McGill As counselors, listening intently is the first step towards understanding, assessing and guiding the client. They know that listening is not about understanding the words of the questions asked, but to understand why the question was asked in the first place. It shows a genuine desire to be with someone, which in turn both heals and builds trust in your client. We are aware about the ‘healing’ ability of just talking to someone who listens without judgment. Even if they…

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