Languishing: the Cocktail of Despair and Flourishing

We do not so much look at things as overlook them. Zen quote The pandemic is about to end. Apparently, it’s been ending for the last year. It’s about to finish. So we want to start something new. Put effort into something. Then you feel I should wait and see a little bit. Both on the […]

The New Productivity Science is About Finding The Joy in Missing Out.

I’m fortunate to live in a place where so much is going on. Mumbai is a vibrant city. You may find a conference, an exhibition, or informal get-togethers anywhere you go. For the most part, I never have a problem finding things to do. I also spend a lot of time online. So there are […]

Focus away from how you feel to process of valued goal.

Given the pervasiveness of psychological pain, we should place a premium on establishing a sense of significance, regardless of how we feel. Psychotherapy should assist individuals in maintaining efficient functioning when they are troubled, in addition to addressing symptoms such as painful thoughts, feelings, and sensations. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) adopts this approach, promoting […]

Workplace Breaks: 3 Tips for Improving Yours

People’s ability to work more effectively, avoid burnout, and foster a sense of belonging by taking frequent breaks during the workday has been demonstrated in studies. However, despite the need for frequent breaks in the workplace, many companies do not encourage their employees to take them. This does not just apply to those who are taking a […]

Science-Backed Self-Care Strategies list.

If you’re constantly looking for a good reason not to, you’re probably not doing it enough. No, you don’t need to go on a two-month holistic yoga retreat. Putting on your favourite tunes and shaking whatever your mother got you will suffice for a brief respite. Having too little “me time” is one of the […]

The stress survival guide: how to cope with the worry and loss that are unavoidable.

For many of us, stress might feel like a natural state – especially during a pandemic.  However, there are methods to mitigate the most severe symptoms, whether via support, sleep, or extreme self-care.   At a time when the epidemic has intensified all of life’s pressures – and knowledge of burnout, both at home and at […]

CBT 2.0 – what’s New in 3rd Edition of Basics and Beyond.

“Our business is to get out of business”    Christine Padesky There is no way Beck’s CBT is gone go out of business. Judith Becks Basics and Beyond have always been a tiny window to look through what is going on in the Beck’s Institute. This edition is interesting. The upgrade is a leap. Though […]

What is ACT? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy made simple.

Do you feel negative emotions? Of course, you do. What do you do when you feel them. The feeling of anxiety or depression is not comfortable. We want to run away from the feeling. We try to change it, manipulates it, push it away, or try to run away from the experience of that particular […]