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How Loneliness Affects your Physical Health : World Health Day Series

How Loneliness Affects your Physical Health : World Health Day Series

Loneliness: Not Just An Emotional State, But A Physical Risk Too This is the third, concluding post in our World Health Day series. The first one was on lack of routine and its impact on physical health and the second one spoke about how developmental trauma could cause psychosomatic symptoms. Today’s post, written by Prerana …

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How Developmental Trauma Causes Psychosomatic Symptoms : World Health Day Series

This is the second sharing in our World Health Day series. The last one was on Lack of Routine and its impact on physical health. Today’s sharing is on Psychosomatic Symptoms and its relationship with chronically unprocessed emotions.  In my therapy practice, I see several clients coming in with complaints like chronic body pain, asthma, …

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How Does Lack of Routine Impact Your Health? : World Health Day Series

Today is World Health Day!   We don’t need ‘days’ to look after ourselves. However, they are good reminders to look into anything we might be missing out on. After all, they make us think of whatever the day is about, even if for a few moments. This World Health day, we decided to write …

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DEFENSE MECHANISMS – DAY 5: CARRIE MATHISON

The very perceptive CIA Agent, Carrie, often digs out solutions that others may miss. She seems driven by her principles to catch the bad guys, and to uphold justice. In dealing with people who embody terrorism, she is objective and often ruthless. However, there are times when her objectivity can be questioned.

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DEFENSE MECHANISMS – DAY 4: PHOEBE BUFFAY

Spiritual practices and beliefs help us in many ways. They give us a sense of peace and solace, when times are tough. They also help us foster gratitude and guide us in our daily lives. Who would ever think that a religious or a spiritual belief or practice, could be a defense mechanism? What is …

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DEFENSE MECHANISMS – DAY 3: CERSEI LANNISTER

Ruthless, narcissist, vile – she’s called many things. You either love Cersei Lannister or you hate her. Being one of the most complex characters in the fantasy world today she also has several defenses at the core of her being – that almost make up the essence of who she is.

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