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Systems of Oppression: Noticing, Dismantling, And Rebuilding

2020-06-09T15:00:32+00:00

Changing patterns take time, investment, awareness, and action. These same themes are essential for individuals, organizations, societies, and nations. If we wish to shift systems of oppression that perpetuate inequality within ourselves as well as within spaces that are important to us, we need to remember to offer time, investment, awareness and action. For those of us born into families and places that did not encourage awareness of systemic oppression, we might need to dig [...]

Systems of Oppression: Noticing, Dismantling, And Rebuilding2020-06-09T15:00:32+00:00

4 Concepts to Help you Adjust to Your New Normal

2020-07-01T16:56:03+00:00

Being a New York City-based psychologist during the time of COVID-19 has highlighted the extent of adjusting, shifting, grieving, and healing we’ve all had to do. I’ve had to lean into my knowledge about trauma, burnout, grief, and compassion in a different way than before because the psychological impact has been real for everyone involved. During this time, we might need reminders that help us adjust and grow with kindness and thoughtfulness. Here are a [...]

4 Concepts to Help you Adjust to Your New Normal2020-07-01T16:56:03+00:00

Work From Home Burnout Prevention Tips

2020-05-01T18:46:41+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic can really and understandably bring up a lot of stress. Fears about losing control can come up, and we might, in an effort to feel more grounded, look for ways to regain that control and agency. Sometimes though, we can lean into patterns that can be less healthy for us. One (unhealthier) way we might try to regain control is by throwing ourselves into work, when we either do not need to [...]

Work From Home Burnout Prevention Tips2020-05-01T18:46:41+00:00

Shifting The Perfectionism Pattern: South Asian edition

2019-09-23T16:54:17+00:00

How perfectionism holds the South Asian diaspora back, and what we can do to break free Perfectionism in the South Asian diaspora is a real thing. As a community, we value survival and stability so much that we place a lot of pressure to make sure we do our best to get ahead. Sometimes the mindsets we develop and teach down generations can have drawbacks in the long-run. One of these mindsets is a perfectionistic [...]

Shifting The Perfectionism Pattern: South Asian edition2019-09-23T16:54:17+00:00

Burnout Recovery & Prevention

2020-01-21T16:50:02+00:00

Burnout is usually a slow and gradual process – one that tends to rob people of their passion, their motivation, and energy, leaving them instead with feelings of exhaustion, disillusionment, and frustration. But as overwhelming as burnout can feel, recovering is possible. Here are tips to help you recover if you’re experiencing burnout. These tips can also be really helpful to implement to prevent burnout. 1. Strengthen your mindset When helping individuals recover from burnout, I highly [...]

Burnout Recovery & Prevention2020-01-21T16:50:02+00:00

10 Non-Meditative Ways to Be Mindful

2019-06-28T22:10:02+00:00

What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the process of offering moment-to-moment awareness to our experiences in a gentle and curious way. It is an intentional practice of trying to be in the now - so when we notice ourselves pulled into the past or the future when practicing mindfulness, we practice gently shifting our attention to the present.  We often associate mindfulness with meditation, but there are so many different ways to practice mindfulness. Here are [...]

10 Non-Meditative Ways to Be Mindful2019-06-28T22:10:02+00:00

Does Your Stress Stem from Navigating Social Identity Issues at Work?

2019-08-07T23:54:03+00:00

When social identity issues are not addressed well in the workplace, it can cause a lot of stress. You know it’s rough when your workplace stress is about the navigating the dynamics of being the only minority on the Diversity Task Force, experiencing cultural isolation in the work place, or figuring out how to address hurtful and infuriating comments from coworkers, clients, and bosses that are based in stereotypes. You miss the everyday stress [...]

Does Your Stress Stem from Navigating Social Identity Issues at Work?2019-08-07T23:54:03+00:00