Showing posts from June, 2020


Making peace with oneself and moving forward in life is not so easy task for us. Forgiveness is a choice. Being able to forgive yourself requires empathy, compassion, kindness, and understanding. When you have done a mistake and you still carry it in your mind, the hurtful thoughts/feeling towards yourself, impacts all areas of your life. All of us make mistakes at times. As humans, we’re imperfect. We need to learn to move on from the blunders we made. Otherwise it might be painful and uncomfortable to move on. These are few ways which will help you forgive yourself. Make use of the time during this lockdown to work on it. o    Recognize and accept the feelings that have been triggered in you, because of your mistake. For eg: guilt, anger, shame, sadness so on. o    If the mistake you made hurt another person, say sorry to the person you've hurt and try to  fix  the mistake you've made. (if there is a possibility). o    You can give voice to the thoughts in

Overcoming the fear of catching the disease during covid19 Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is fearful for all of us. Fear of catching the new disease and its effects can be devastating. This could cause strong emotions in adults as well as children. Almost every day newspapers, radio and TV channels have stories about the coronavirus and back-to-back coverage on the latest death tolls. Social distancing, makes us feel isolated and lonely and can increase stress and anxiety. However, these actions are necessary to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Fear and worry about our health and our loved ones, is very disturbing.  It can cause difficulty in sleeping or concentrating. It can change our eating pattern and worsen chronic physical and mental health conditions. Our anxiety and fears should be acknowledged and not be ignored. Dealing with these fears and overcoming them in a healthy way will make us, our family and our community stronger. • Stay away from watching news all throughout the day and night. Set a time to watch the

Handling relationships among family members during this Pandemic

All of us are in a state where we need to stay at home with our families, whether we opted for it or not. Families are not always happy families. Life brings disagreements and differences of opinion among family members. It brings hectic days at times. keeping up with our loved ones and trying to please everyone isn’t possible all the time. It’s time for us to think about the bond we have with those who share our home and to redefine our relationship ties with our family members by finding some common ground. We need to train our mind to not dwell on the past, but just be in touch with the present. First of all you need to self-analyse if you as an individual are happy or not. Ensure that the relationship you have with yourself is a positive one. Next analyse if your family is happy with you. Analyse if your relationship with them is successful or not. If not happy and successful it’s time to fix it now! Let’s explore how we can avoid conflicts, strengthen our family bond and

Importance of self- appreciation during this pandemic:

Each of us are going through a lot of emotional struggles during this quarantine. Most of us are stuck in a situation where we are not able to make any progress in life. Here are certain things which we need to keep in mind and remind ourselves as we go through this tough face of life. Treating ourselves well is very important. We need to give compliments, care and attention to ourselves. Most successful people around the world are the ones who believed in themselves. This way we gain great inner strength.. We at times, think about our mistakes more than we think about our successes. Appreciating ourselves helps the cognitive (thinking) parts to our neurons (nerve cells) bring in positive thoughts & behaviour. Self appreciation is an integral part of healthy mindset and positive life.  Self-Appreciation helps to prevents us from going through depression and anxiety too. "The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated." Says William James (Amer