I promise you this isn’t just a rant, it will leave you with some perspective. Take what helps you :)

We are all coping and living through the sadness, trauma, and heaviness that surrounds us these days as the country is fighting COVID’s second wave. …


What did you like doing before everyone started telling you what you should be doing?

I read this line in a post on Instagram and it got me thinking about growing up and adulthood. Early childhood years are so prominent in terms of the development that takes place physically and…


The pandemic made it necessary for all of us to quarantine and spend a lot of time home. For some of us, it has been a much-needed break to just be at home and spend time with people that make it so. For some others, it has been a challenge…


All my adult life, I’ve been a big planner and overthinker — exercising control and giving structure to how my future looks like. I find it really hard to let things flow effortlessly in the course of life, it’s unnatural to let go and just see how life unfolds without…


How familiar are all of us with feeling like we are not good enough, so many times in our lives that it is difficult to keep track. It may not be as loud and clear a message but can be found hidden subtly in so much of our self talk…


For the many of us who love travelling or visiting places, the excitement of the journey and the bliss of arriving at a final destination are quite the wholesome experiences. We like to travel light, enjoy the present and embrace whatever the travel experience has to offer. Using the same…


Hello, how are you?

A very familiar question for all of us — one that’s asked so frequently and is intended to know our current state of well-being. But more often than not, our responses tend to be unmindful and quite superficial even — “I’m fine/okay/good, how about you?” The…


Often when you think about a profession, shaping your career — you’re advised to pursue a passion, “choose a job that you love.” We understand the reasons behind the same — our professional identity, our success and failure, our sense of achievement in life are largely tied to the career…


I have always admired beaches because of my love for the sea and beautiful sunsets. If you’ve walked on a beach bare feet, leaving foot imprints and enjoying the touch and go of the waves; as you look at the vastness of the sea and admire the magnificence of nature…

Jaismeen Dua

Budding psychologist. I enjoy being part of different lives to heal and grow together. I love reflections and meaningful insights, so I express them here!

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