5 Simple Techniques To Overcome Loneliness

In a world where terms such as FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) and YOLO (You Only Live Once) have become of major importance, there’s an expectation that you constantly need to be doing something: shopping, travelling, partying, socialising – the list is never ending. This invisible layer of social expectations can make anyone feel overwhelmed. They become the untold definition of how to live life the right way, which puts pressure on anyone who isn’t following these unspoken rules. Fail to follow these expectations, and you find yourself feeling lonely. However, these expectations aren’t always meaningful ones. Doing things that…

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Importance of listening in counseling

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” -Bryant H McGill As counselors, listening intently is the first step towards understanding, assessing and guiding the client. They know that listening is not about understanding the words of the questions asked, but to understand why the question was asked in the first place. It shows a genuine desire to be with someone, which in turn both heals and builds trust in your client. We are aware about the ‘healing’ ability of just talking to someone who listens without judgment. Even if they…

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