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Read stories of people like you, doing the work to go from survivor to thriver.

#curated – how to stop being a narc magnet

“Narcissists are attracted to the following quality’s: Poor or non existent boundaries Co-Dependents Empaths Givers People pleasers and/or people who have a tendency to give other’s the benefit of the doubt Strong, independent types Those with high power careers/money Anyone … Read More

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Divine Union

The last five days I have seen angel numbers everywhere. Example – 1111, 2222, 4444, 8888, 9999 and a whopping 7 7777; all on license plates. That’s how Archangel Raphael talks to us healers, in numbers and through his colour, … Read More

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“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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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