Youth Spring

Nurturing Youth Well-Being

  • Q: People say we must find our passion in life and   know the one thing to which we dedicate our life.  Is that   really necessary- to know one thing to dedicate our life to? There is nothing absolutely right or wrong here. Individuals differ. For some, it could be a single goal /cause that overpowers everything else and to which they dedicate their lives; but for several others   it could be a set ofvalued goals in one or more  life  domains. Q: Do goals and pursuing goals  really  matter  for  […]

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  • There is hardly an aspect of life that has remained untouched by technology and the internet. The internet has changed our lives in many ways and is here to stay. The recent years have seen a proliferation of mental health apps offering everything from personal counsellors just a call/text away to general advice in dealing with stress, depression and anxiety, to anonymous peer support groups to specialised psychotherapies all wrapped […]

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  • Although, it seems that we are connected to so many people in the virtual world, several of us are constantly comparing ourselves with others’ lives on social media. And while doing that we may be prone to presume that their lives are better or cooler than ours giving us a sense of dissatisfaction. We sometimes go out of our ways to seek validation through ‘likes’ and ‘comments’ of others by […]

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  • New  year  is an  occasion  that  tends  to spring up   the desire  to do something  new,  accomplish  something or  start  afresh on  something. Here are a few   questions   that may facilitate   you to take a wise decision. Go ahead and try asking    these questions to yourself! What is that one quality that I might to focus on as a personal growth project? Something that will positively influence my life. Is  […]

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  • Question: Help, people think I am too proud and arrogant. Is humility a good thing? Answer: You have asked a very important question. Humility can be seen in two different manners, one where someone thinks that they are good for nothing, are worthless, keep focusing on their lack and failures and act submissive to others or try to avoid other people. This may not be helpful in any manner. On […]

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  • Q: Help! I would like to live peacefully but keep getting into arguments with my friends and family. What do I do? Answer: People come with unique life histories and experiences, shaping their perspectives, belief systems or values. Thus, these differences in opinion are inevitable! It becomes a conflict depending upon how strongly each person holds onto his/her point of view, without necessarily accommodating other’s views. This is where one […]

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  • Question: I make a list of things I want to change during the New Year. But I often fail! Why is that so? Answer: This can be due to a variety of reasons. Some of us mistakenly equate our wishes and desires with goals. Wishing to change is important but is in itself mostly insufficient to result changes in one’ set patterns/ habits. If I wish some change- it does […]

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  • Question: Help, people think I am too proud and arrogant. Is humility a good thing? Answer: You have asked a very important question. Humility can be seen in two different manners, one where someone thinks that they are good for nothing, are worthless, keep focusing on their lack and failures and act submissive to others or try to avoid other people. This may not be helpful in any manner. On […]

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  • We experience many emotions at work both pleasant and unpleasant. Our emotions are triggered by numerous situations, internal states, people that we interact with. The experience of emotions is inevitable, however, managing emotions at work is essential for effective functioning and well-being. Regulating or managing emotions can happen in several ways, and often begins by first recognizing them and identifying situations, events that surround these experiences and then understanding how […]

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  • Question: Help, I have difficulties with other people since they think that I have high expectations and am unappreciative of what they do. Answer: Appreciation of good things in life and how others might contribute to it, leads to thankfulness. On the other hand if we believe that people should naturally be doing certain things, have high expectations from others and take good things in life for granted then our […]

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