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Managing Grief

       Meera stared at the family portrait on the wall, fighting to keep tears from welling in her eyes. It was hard for her to believe that the handsome man on the wall, her husband of 30 years was no more – lost to the menace they call cancer. Questions filled her mind, ‘What [...]

Forgiveness: Bitter Sweet Medicine

When I was dealing with my first marital infidelity case for therapy, the idea of forgiveness stuck out like a sore thumb – so crucial, yet ever so difficult. Since then, I have found this process of forgiveness to play a large role in my work with clients, and hence this blog. The notion of [...]

My First White Hair and the Wisdom I Plucked

Looking at the silvery white hair stirred mixed emotions in me. It fuelled all the conflicts I am going through as a growing adult and the answers seem yet so far away. The meaning of life is not a random rain drop that gets us excited, neither it is a beautiful glance you receive in [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:07+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Knowing Self, Success & Happiness|2 Comments

Perfectionism… Just Out of Reach!

There’s quite a thin and rather blurred line between “wanting to do something well” and “wanting to do something perfectly”. It’s interesting how much value society places on perfectionism – the perfect husband, he perfect wife, the perfect child, the perfect family the perfect student, the perfect teacher and so on. While it’s all well [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:07+00:00 May 23rd, 2015|Success & Happiness|3 Comments

Behind Every Miracle There is a Process

What do you do when you are disheartened and desperate? At a time when you are in an obsolete state, all your efforts coming to a halt, a sense of being lost in the hither and thither of time, what you do? A state when all seem to be away and dreams high in the [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:08+00:00 August 20th, 2013|Experiencing Life, Success & Happiness|0 Comments

From Red to Blue, the Journey That Changed me

The mirror gawked at me as though I am an undesirable being; everyone did, I was often made fun of for my appearance and inefficiency. I regularly felt so lost and stupid, and spent time depressed and isolated. Being the only child is not easy and worse when they expect so much from you. Blamed [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Experiencing Life, Knowing Self, Success & Happiness|0 Comments

Love Marriage or Arranged Marriage?

I have heard this question put forth to me too many times to ignore it - which is better - love marriage or an arranged marriage? Well, to all of you out there who wonder, here is something for you... At the onset, I believe that the term ‘love marriage’ is a misnomer – is [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Relationships, Success & Happiness|0 Comments

The Hill and the Concrete Stairs

I climbed up the stairs. Well, I have been climbing for a long time now. Still, the top was not seen. I was tired, moody and desperate. They call it the stairs to success and happiness. I read many books, articles and listened to great people talking about life and its intricacies. I was inspired, [...]

By | 2017-03-20T19:04:11+00:00 August 4th, 2013|Knowing Self, Success & Happiness|0 Comments