Everything suddenly halted in a sense with me still doing the the essential work painfully and slowly. But my current healing differed significantly.
Author: Dr Bhavana Gautam, MBBS, MHA, Emotional Wellbeing Coach, NLP Master Practitioner
5 Tips To Heal From The “Good Child” Syndrome.
Growing up to be the good child seemed like the perfect way to be loved and adored. Hearing your parents, teachers and other significant adults label you as a good boy or good girl meant the world until it was the very thing that started to be a problem.
Book Review: The Almanack of Naval Ravikant
A high-level overview on how best to live your life in the modern age. The book teaches you how to get rich first and (then) how to be happy.
You can hurt and heal at the same time
While we gradually feel empowered now there will be remnants of guilt or shame about why this could not be done earlier.
I caught an underwater documentary with my son and never expected to feel this way when it ended.
You owe it to yourself to move from a constant mode of survival to experiencing this one Life completely.
SUPPORTING PARENTHOOD: IT TAKES A VILLAGE
Last week I had this wonderful opportunity to speak at a parent support group. While enough has been researched and written about the positive impacts of support groups especially through chronic challenges, there remains a huge dearth of the same in our healing community. There are stigmas and doubts attached to certain life conditions which inhibit the community seeking behaviour. So, it did come as a pleasant surprise when I was invited to be part of one.
GRIEF SUPPORT IN COVID TIMES
It’s been more than a year since this unprecedented pandemic and the mortalities seem to be forever mounting. The estimation of deaths is under calculated
PANIC ATTACKS: HOW TO BE A GOOD SUPPORT SYSTEM
“Most times in my practice working with counselees battling anxiety and panic attacks, it becomes imperative to discuss with their close family what needs to be done in the event of an episode. But, what would you do if you were to be present in such a situation with a co-worker in the office, or a relative at a social gathering or a friend going through a personal crisis? You may feel helpless or do unhelpful things.”
Our Kids to Our Rescue
Each time I get a question on how to practice mindfulness my answer is simple – observe children! Have you seen a toddler engrossed in