Environmental Sanity: Impact of Nature on Mental Health

Mental well-being comprises multiple affective and cognitive components, including happiness, (purpose, meaning, and fulfillment); self-actualization (accomplishments, optimism, and wisdom); resilience (capacity to cope, adaptive emotion regulation),…

The Evil Shadow

There has been a recent incident in India, where teenagers are arrested for discussed future sex positions with future girlfriends, including flipping girls over their stomach during sex, on snap chat. The latest theory doing the rounds is that…

Just Another Angle to COVID

We grew up listening to stories from the great epics Ramayana and Mahabharata. Narrated by Grandma, later got introduced to the stories through comic books and television series. If you have lived in India, it is just not possible to miss these…

Acknowledging Pain

Sometimes the motivation to help others may be an extension of a deep desire to heal a wounded part of ourself. Often, these people appear to have very few needs of their own, and the focus of their lives is on rescuing, helping, and healing…

My mystical experiences

My mystical experiences: I was 17, a very close acquaintance’s son had tried to molest me. When I told this to my father, he confronted the friend, who was so sure that his son could never do such a thing, charged my father of falsely…

How developmental consciousness is important to the evolution of spirituality

How developmental consciousness is important to the evolution of spirituality (It’s long...give it a read if you can...😊) “The process of growing the intrinsic human capacity for self-transcendence, in which the self is embedded…

Reframing Fear

Use your imagination as you practice reframing fear. For example, you are on a highway and someone near you is driving recklessly. Can you imagine a scenario to explain the driver's behavior? Perhaps she is rushing to see a loved one in the…