Tag: Stress Management

Tools for Emotional Regulation – Steps in Embodiment practice

Emotional exploration Understanding what a particular emotion feels like in the body helps us to become aware of the onset of the emotion and be comfortable with those sensations. This awareness helps us recognize and label the emotion before it spirals out of control. Redirecting our thoughts to our bodily sensations helps us manage our

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Moving towards Emotional Wellness

The Journaling Technique Frequent and intense emotions can have both a physical and mental impact on us. The body can experience increased heart rates, temperature, perspiration, or acidity. Eventually it will lead to physical ailments – ulcers, hypertension, Acidity related problems, Insomnia, even auto immune diseases and mental disorders such as Anxiety and Depression. However,

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The burden of expectations – how to retain your sanity

Stress may be caused by both internal (fears, lack of confidence, other personality issues) as well as extraneous (difficult boss, family members expectations etc.)  factors. However, it is my contention that if one can gain control over internal factors, which can certainly be done, the external factors will not have the devastating impact that they

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Increasing awareness of our Emotional profile

Are you an emotional person? We all experience a range of emotions – there is no one who does not. If a person is completely apathetic, without emotion then that is a mental disorder. If a person experiences extremes of emotion, that too is a disorder. Most of us go through ups and downs which

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Creating safe spaces for your employees – Organization Development

As a HR executive, I am sure you are often looking for ways to make performance more effective and help the organization increase the profit margins. this is best accomplished by keeping your employees safe and happy.  By safe I mean providing an environment that is supportive and always has the mental wellness of the

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Improve Organizational Effectiveness with Yoga

Every organization, no matter its size, faces challenges in people management. HR Executives are often bewildered by imperceptible causes of poor performance which might be a result of any or a combination of the following factors – Lower productivity and/or absenteeism Frequent interpersonal conflict between peers and team members Slow or uninspiring decisions Creative drought,

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Letting Be versus Letting go

I recently attended a course on Metta (Loving Kindness ) meditation by Jillian Pransky. It was a style of meditation that I was not very familiar and comfortable with. However the restorative and the meditative practices I learnt just opened my mind. I then listened to the podcast of her interview on the “One you

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Staying Calm During Crises

As a Behavioral psychologist and Yoga therapist. I would like to encourage you to take control of your mental and physical wellbeing by introducing you to a series of techniques that will help increase your awareness of thoughts, feelings and emotion and gain better control over them. I started this series as we are currently

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Why do people panic? (Instalment 1)

In this instalment of my blog I want to focus on Panic situations and how people can try to gain control over themselves with the help of Yoga and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. This article will appear in 3 instalments. I had planned on writing on Ashtanga yoga. That will follow later as I want to

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