Tag: Q&A


After my last post on decision making, I got a lot of emails. Being “stuck” seems to be a recurring theme – many people feel like victims of their situation and find it challenging to make a positive change. Usually in these situations, a therapist might try a cognitive approach – getting the person to look at the underlying, often negative thoughts, that are causing distress. And while cognitive therapy...
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Integrative Stress Management: Part 1

Q: “Can you please tell me some integrative treatments for stress?” RK, Mumbai A: By “stress”, I am assuming you mean the emotional effects of stressful conditions. An integrative approach to stress would have to begin by an exploration of the causes and effects of stress in your life. Body: What is your lifestyle like? Diet, sleep-wake cycles, use of alcohol, tobacco or other substances, the...
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