“Delhi: Colleges need schooling on dealing with anxiety” in the Times of India

However, Aqseer Sodhi, a psychotherapist who provides counselling through her organization Aaina, opined that these institutional centres did not fully serve the youngsters. Read more at:http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/71512217.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

Conducting listening circles at JGLS

We conducted listening circles at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), after participating in  an active listening training organized by Aaina.[1] There were 2 listening circles with 8 people each per circle. Each circle had 4 to 5 participants who were … Read More

Meera bhaav

I remember being extremely keen on worship as a child. I’d rope my sister into some peepal tree worshipping scheme, or be picking up hibiscus flowers for my work-in-progress altar. I also had a brass bell that I loved the … Read More

What to do if you’re married and your sex life sucks

I’ve never been married but I’ve lived with men and struggled with keeping desire alive after the honeymoon phase. I think in a lot of ways, couples in long-distance relationships may have it easier when it comes to pleasuring each … Read More

Check-list to avoid emotional incest

Today I learnt of this term “emotional incest.” I looked it up on Quora to see if it was relevant to blog about – and I saw some questions about whether this “really” was incest because incest is necessarily sexual … Read More

Indians: Do We Know What It Means To Individuate As Adults?

Extract from the full piece on The Health Collective’s website, here. …..Recall that the dyad, or the blissful union of mother and child is broken around age 6 by the child’s ability to perceive the father, the word “no” and … Read More

How to stop caring about someone who doesn’t care about you

So you have a friend that you’ve given all of your time and energy to, and she takes you for granted, jerks you around, says she’ll meet you, then cancels. And you think next time will be different, she’s going … Read More

Mere Naam

Recently a dear friend told me that he’d just met another man who felt “The day my mother dies, I’ll also die.” In this piece, I will attempt to draw parallels between the love of Nirjara and Radhe in Tere … Read More

Unravel: Improv That Shows Us How to Listen

Dear Kaivalya Plays, Congratulations on a fine, heartful attempt at showing us what improv theatre can do for our mental health. The matinee show of Unravel that I attended was about two hours long, with one hour of improv games … Read More

Flirting tips for y’all with anxious attachment

Spoiler alert – don’t flirt. Because are you capable of it? Not of flirting, of course you can be suggestive and playful and what not, but can you bear to wait? Especially being a magnet for people with avoidant attachment … Read More