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Guilt Trip

Guilt Trip

‘I feel bad’ ‘It is my fault’ ‘I will never forgive myself’ Sounds familiar? Relatable? The emotion experienced here is Guilt: a self-conscious, moral emotion. It drives us to do things that are socially appropriate.  It also acts as a red-flag that signals the need for empathy towards others. Everybody experiences guilt- at work, with friends, family, colleagues and romantic partners. You may feel guilty if your sibling is shouted at because you spilled the beans or you could feel…

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Finding Meaning in Uncertainty

Finding Meaning in Uncertainty

The pandemic has brought most of our lives to a grinding halt and also uncovered an illusion we had about a planned future.  It took all of us a while to understand the gravity of the situation and the affect this invisible non living invader had on our lives. Initially, most of us panicked and were grappling with the thought of losing one of the basic rights of a social being- to interact and cooperate with others regularly to achieve…

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