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Do You Ever Reopen Your Closed Memory Bank?

Have you ever captured yourself reassessing and reanalyzing the excruciating memories again and again?  When overwhelming memories of unpleasant past experiences have jostled away- little do we know that we left footprints of our past! Such traces are set aside in our storage system-such as the mind. You shove and shove! However, the mind carefully …

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Why Do I Write?

Since I have joined WP blogging community, I have come across innumerable posts about blogging-related advice. Expert bloggers have shared their precious insights related to the blogging world that I might have given a miss in general. Every time I click on such posts, my mind engulfs with a few prominent cross-examinations of my intent-What …

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Conversation Between Guru and Shishya About Happiness

Guru asked his Shishya, ‘why are you not looking happy?' ‘What is there to be happy about Guruji,' asked Shishya cautiously. Guru replied by saying, ‘be happy like flowing water. Be happy for no reason.' Shishya was puzzled, yet he didn't show his ignorance at once. He asked Guruji one more question.' How can I …

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Are You Experiencing Psychological Pain?

While travelling towards our set destination each passing day, we encounter numerous people walking down the street or during our train or bus ride. Each one manifests a mixture of feelings. For roads have been able to accommodate complex emotions for ages. It has constantly shown a colossal capability to soak in whatever people have …

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Children & Gadgets: How to Help Children to Use Gadgets Judiciously

When the number of likes on your post gets the power to control your reaction, you may realize something is not okay. For instance, if your child’s mood fluctuates with the number of connections, you may be at alert that something is just not right. No doubt, technology has immense benefits. However, it also comes …

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The Essence of Human Touch: Does It Matter So Much?

Touch has a unique language of its own, to communicate our emotions which cannot be expressed in words always. A touch conveys loud and clear whether it's love, care, anger, disgust, repulsion-everything! It helps us to express ourselves in our own ways-it could be a simple hug to our parents, to our child, a peck …

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Fear of Death

Fear of death in desperate moments such as these is verily obvious Desperation to flee, flee for life Leaving every precious and not so precious belonging behind Does it raise a question profound-what matters other than being alive? For nothing really matters, for people need to run Run to live a life of dignity, as …

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Have You Found Your Purpose Yet?

In his book Man’s search for Meaning, Victor Frankl said “A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears towards a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why’ for his existence, and will be able to bear …

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Are You Holding a Grudge?

Who hasn’t been hurt ever in their lives? You might have felt terrible at some point in your life. Children feel awful when they get scolding by their parents. Parents may also feel hurt when children say something inappropriate to them. Sometimes a simple conversation between partners takes a dramatic turn of accusations and blame …

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Could we live in a world without rules?

Why do we need rules? Society has a crucial role to play for what we are, what we do, and how we get what we want. We cannot do whatever we feel like, or our mind desires to-we are stopped or restricted by rules. According to Evolutionary Psychology, people today still seek those traits that …

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An Invisible Girl

One fine day, while walking towards my home, I felt as if someone is crying. I walked towards the meek sound. I saw a girl with long shiny hair and with beautiful big eyes filled with tears. Tears that might have burst out without her permission. I sat beside her without uttering a word. She …

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Why is it important to imbibe silence in our day-to-day lives?

We are surrounded by sounds or noises almost all the time - the whistle from a pressure cooker, loud sound from television, or unbearable noise from repeated honking. We are not only addicted to noise but to hurry also. Due to our rushed lives, we fail to acknowledge the value of a silence. For ages, …

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Experience with Covid: Mental Health Professional Can Also Go Through Mentally Draining Phase

BY PALLAVI SAHU Everybody has their own unique experience with Covid. Some come out of it with ease, for some- covid takes a toll on their mental health, while fight with covid becomes physically, financially as well as mentally draining for others. The month of May was enveloped with extreme emotions-fear, feeling of helplessness, moments …

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Existential Crisis at the Time of the Pandemic 

BY Pallavi Sahu Howls, cries, heart-breaking stories, loss of loved ones, grief have taken the forefront in our lives. This pandemic has led to an existential crisis. Nowhere to go, running around anxiously, looking for some medium to save lives-human tragedy is at its peak in my country-looks like an apocalyptic level has reached. Every …

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Unwelcome Call from a Stanger

I want to share an experience which forces me to think if humanity is completely lost. Today, when I wake up, I saw a missed call from an unknown number. Thankfully, Truecaller displayed the information about the person who called. Moreover, it was 1 am (IST) when call was made. I was startled as I …

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ENTER MY WORLD-A CHILD TO A PARENT

By Pallavi Sahu The story of the potato, the eggs, and the bean is a famous story of life lessons given by a father to his daughter when she came defeated and lost all hopes in life. In this story, the father took three different pots of boiling water- to put the potato, the eggs, …

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Way of Life: When No One Is Watching

By Pallavi Sahu, Psychologist Wait for a second to pause to think about this unornamented yet profound question, who are you when no one is watching? I figure out that the complete essence of a person, who he/she is, lies in this question. Do we really do what we preach? For instance, many famous personalities …

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Fleeting Nature of Everything We Create

I was startled due to the sudden thud sound. I was wondering what it was. It took some time to register that it was the sound of a mobile falling and hitting the ground. Mobile without a tempered glass left me with a piece with visible deep flaws which can’t be concealed. Surprisingly, flaws and …

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