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Can lack of self-love hurt your self-worth?

Do you condemn, blame, or neglect yourself? Here is what William Shakespeare would say:, “Self-love, mu liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” In today’s society, high expectations at work, home, and in relationships leave no room for an individual to be with her/himself. It is almost like we are running around for [...]

By |2020-05-13T18:20:21-04:00July 2nd, 2018|Gifted|0 Comments

Search for Truth – Coping with Existential Depression

Before we begin exploring coping strategies for existential depression, please read my previous post here on what existential depression is if you’re not familiar with it. Strategies for Coping with Existential Depression Embrace the Pain Let’s just tackle the most difficult part of living with existential depression: the pain of existence. You cannot take a painkiller for [...]

By |2018-07-19T07:59:14-04:00June 19th, 2018|Gifted|0 Comments

Why intelligent people suffer from existential depression?

What is Existential Depression? When one goes through a trauma--a death of a loved one, a job loss, natural disaster, for example-it is understandable that the individual experiences distress because her life and the world disintegrates. The person might become sad, despaired, angry, and even bitter towards life. Things don’t have the same meaning that [...]

By |2018-07-18T06:36:46-04:00May 31st, 2018|Gifted, Life Coaching, Mental health|2 Comments

5 Subtle Signs of Declining Mental Health

Today, I share with you obvious but subtle signs that indicate the early signs of a psychological health issue so that you can find a way to prevent symptoms from forming into more complicated mental disorder. It is hard to get a status on your mental health because it doesn’t show in your blood report [...]

By |2018-07-18T07:15:10-04:00May 8th, 2018|Gifted|1 Comment

Mental Health Counseling: How it works and its benefits

Looking for a counselor can be intimidating for anyone especially for someone who has not done it before. High Fives!!! You at least are aware enough to seek help. You are not alone. Check out some facts on mental illness. For most, it is normal to connect mental health counseling with this proverbial couch, with [...]

By |2018-07-19T05:42:48-04:00May 4th, 2018|Gifted|1 Comment

Understanding and Fulfilling the various Emotional Needs of a Child?

When talking about the emotional needs of a child, love and affection are the primary things that ring a bell. It is natural that we adore our children and, come what may, you always want them to be protected from misery. However, as a parent, you must know what else do they require? How can [...]

By |2018-07-19T05:38:59-04:00April 25th, 2018|Gifted|2 Comments

Questions to help you pick your next therapist!

The Prologue Choosing a therapist is no big deal nowadays. You’ll find a therapist, or call her a counselor in colloquial terms, in every nook and corner, but the question is whether you have found the right one for yourself. Whether the one you have chosen is perfect as per your concerned issues? Being a [...]

By |2018-07-18T09:29:53-04:00March 4th, 2018|Gifted, Mental health|0 Comments

How to Face Fear with Courage

Often we think of courage as something big or a heroic deed you do to save the world. Following is the definition of courage from Merriam Webster: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. Courage to me is to have the strength of speaking your mind without the fear [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:11-04:00December 6th, 2017|Gifted|1 Comment

Reflections of Relationships

Your relationships and people in your life are trying to tell you something. Pay attention if you want satisfying relationships and peace of mind! Relationships are hard to understand, make, and to maintain. A lot of my clients have trouble doing all the above. So I thought I would write something about the nature of [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:11-04:00November 28th, 2017|Gifted|0 Comments

4 Easy Steps to Beat Indecisiveness

Before we delve into the business of indecisiveness, I would like to shed some light on an existential anxiety called Fear of Freedom. Fear of freedom is also known as fear of responsibility. This existential fear can be so overwhelming that it can leave you paralyzed to the point of chronic indecisiveness. This existential fear [...]

By |2016-12-10T05:00:16-05:00December 1st, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

Overcoming the Fear of death in 3 Easy Steps

Three Steps to Help You Overcome the Fear of Death Are you afraid of death? To be honest, who isn’t scared of death at times? The fact is that death is inevitable. We cannot escape from it. Almost everyone struggles with this reality of life, but not many people know how to effectively cope with [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:12-04:00November 28th, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

A Triumph of Fear Over Love

America woke up to a different reality today. It certainly is very disappointing and frustrating for me to see what America chose to go with. I am not here to judge Trump and his supporters, but he was portrayed in a certain light, which is not so positive in my opinion. What saddens and disappoints [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:12-04:00November 14th, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

Happy World Mental Health Day!!!

  October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day. The World Federation of Mental Health initiated this celebration in 1992. The purpose of celebrating this day is to spread global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy to eliminate social stigma around mental illness. Actually there is also a Mental Illness (Health) Awareness Day (MIAW) establish [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:12-04:00October 24th, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

Why am I not a Superman?

In an earlier blog posting, I wrote about the upside of being a perfectionist. I shared how a perfectionist can use his perfectionist tendencies to move towards higher levels of consciousness. But as he strives grow and evolve, he realizes that he has to leave his old self behind. My clients often express remorse during [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:13-04:00October 22nd, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

The Upside of Being a Perfectionist

Perfectionism is more prevalent today than we think; its definition is frequently misunderstood. Ironically, people who are perfectionists often resist the idea that they are, in fact, perfectionists. Instead they argue that, not only are they not perfectionists, but that if they were, life would be much easier because “everything would be perfect.” Because perfectionism [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:13-04:00September 5th, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

4 Easy Steps to Mental Wellness

Last week, we talked about the importance of a good mental health. Today we will look at some general coping skills you can adopt to maintain a good mental health. Be thankful! Practicing gratitude might be the easiest way to gain positive mental health, but very few people do it. A lot of my clients [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:13-04:00August 8th, 2016|Gifted|0 Comments

3-Step System to Getting Unstuck

“You are free and that is why you are lost.” Franz Kafka Do you feel lost or stuck in your life? I have…many times and I have a 3-step system to getting you unstuck. You might be surprised to know that feeling lost or stuck is due to lack of responsibility. It is your responsibility [...]

By |2018-07-13T19:43:13-04:00August 8th, 2016|Gifted|1 Comment