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The Hidden Causes Of Eating Disorders: It’s Not What You Think

The world often sees eating disorders as just a food and weight issue. But for you, the one struggling, it’s likely way more complex. When you delve deeper into the interplay between food and your self-perception, there is an intricate web of causes of eating disorders.  Understanding the deeper “whys” behind your struggles can be […]

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Exploring The Link Between Agoraphobia And Panic Attacks

What is Agoraphobia? Agoraphobia comprises two words of Greek origin. “Agora” means “open or public space” and “phobos” means fear. Thus, agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder that refers to the fear of open or public spaces, where you feel you won’t receive any help or can’t escape.  If you experience agoraphobia, you may

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Navigating Panic Attacks: A Guide To Successfully Solving The Panic Puzzle

A panic attack can be a scary and confusing experience to go through.  During a panic attack, you can feel like your heart is beating faster and you are losing control.  Panic attacks usually happen without any immediate or apparent reason. It can occur even if you are relaxed. Some of the main signs of

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Overcoming The Constant Battle In Your Mind

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Overcoming The Constant Battle In Your Mind

OCD is a deeply misunderstood disorder. Often, we see people around us referring to someone as being “extremely OCD,” when they are talking about someone who is keen on cleanliness and order.  When people talk about OCD, they tend to miss out on the more difficult, less-understood parts of it. It is much more than

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Understanding Anxiety Disorders and How To Manage Them

Anxiety is a common emotion that many of us are familiar with. We may all experience it on certain occasions that may be stressful. This is why not all anxiety is an anxiety disorder. However, when anxiety builds up over time, and is ignored, it can manifest in different ways. There are some common ways

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HOW TO DEAL WITH A PHOBIA?

Our last post talked about the difference between fear and a phobia, and what it feels like to have a phobia. Once one knows the implications of living with a phobia, it becomes easier to empathise with those dealing with one. As a next step, one might ask – How can I deal with my phobia? Since

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On “Phobia”: What It Really Is

Most of us use the ‘word’ phobia rather casually. We often hear such exclamations as, “I really hate Maths… I think I have a phobia of numbers!” or “I don’t socialize much- It’s like I have social phobia!” But what really is a phobia, and how is it different from the more generic, everyday fear

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THE TRIANGLE OF INNER CONFLICT

At times, we feel stuck in an endless, predictable cycle of feelings, behaviour patterns and situations. It seems as if we are continuously struggling, but still going farther away from what we truly want. In this article, our team of psychologists give their inputs on how it is likely that we might be struggling with a conflict that is more internal, than external – involving a wish, a fear and a defense.

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Coping With Social Anxiety: The Fear Of Being Judged

Those who have social anxiety fear social situations. This fear could be felt in all social situations or it could be about a specific kind of social situation: public speaking, going to parties, attending meetings, talking to classmates or colleagues, making phone calls, eating in public, buying something from a store, etc. The anxiety experienced in these social situations is strongly connected to the fear of being judged negatively by others.

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IS IT ONLY YOUR MIND THAT’S ANXIOUS, OR YOUR BODY TOO?

It is World Mental Health Day!

There wouldn’t have been a better time to talk about one of the most common afflictions as far as mental health is concerned, something that almost all of us face – ‘Anxiety’.

Be it seeing after your children or making it on time to work, several situations give us the “on the edge” feeling.

When we talk of dealing with or managing anxiety, we think about it the mental way. We try to take things easy, we try to consciously ask ourselves to ‘calm down’ and stay focused.

However, what we tend to ignore is that –
Anxiety is as much in the body as it is in the mind

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