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Beware of “Phubbing”, it May Be Killing Your Relationship

A romantic relationship needs our dedication, devotion, and a lot of attention so it can blossom and grow strong. On the contrary, lot of us take our relationship with our partners for granted, people don’t dedicate and pay attention to what they are sharing or expressing and are usually judgemental or even accusatory towards their partners.
Unfortunately, today’s couple is more at risk of damaging their beautiful relationship due to “phubbing”, a merging of the words “phone” and “snubbing”.
Phubbing occurs when your partner ignores you or is distracted from the conversation because of his or her phone. While phubbing can often happen innocently, such as checking Facebook at the dinner table, the constant use of smartphones in the presence of a romantic partner can undermine the relationship—making it feel as if someone’s partner is choosing their phone over them.
According to a recent American survey result, 46% of the participants had experienced Phubbing from their significant other, …

Shivani Misri Sadhoo on How to Handle Jealousy in the Corporate World - Femina Magazine (14'th March 2017)

Eminent psychologist and marriage counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo shares her expert view on how to cope with a jealous colleague in the workplace in the March edition of FEMINA Magazine.





Do You Know Self-Absorption May Be the Cause of Lot of Psychological Issues in Our Lives?

Do you know a lot of scientific research in past has suggested that a person’s self-absorption could be the root cause of his/her psychological issues!
Eminnet Relationship & Marriage Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo explains, by definition, self-absorption is identified as a person’s excessive preoccupation with self to the point where he/she excludes the outside world. As generally understood, the concept is pretty much synonymous with one being self-preoccupied, self-centered, and/or self-obsessed. Though loving self is a healthy approach in life but when it is overdone, so much so that the person stops showing much concern about anyone or anything outside their (narrow) self-interest, puts very little effort to understand other's thoughts and feelings – that's when the problem starts.
What are the dangers of Excessive Self-Absorption?
 Excessive self-absorption is like being trapped inside a prison. It prevents people from getting the most out of life. It can lead to dange…

Out 'off-site' is NOT our of Mind

Eminent Counselor Shivani Misri Sadhoo Shares her expert view on the February issue of MiceTalk


Actions That Lead To Intelligent Thinking

We all want to be intelligent as its one of the most attractive feature of human personality, a key to unlock personal, social and professional success and despite what we may think, intelligence is not a fixed trait determined at birth. Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo says when you work hard and overcome your challenges in life and practice certain actions, our brain’s ability to think intelligently improves. These intelligence enhancing actions are:
1. Learn from your mistakes
Mistakes in life generally lead to two doors. First, one leads to extended grief and utilizing brain to think self as a victim, unfortunate, weak, useless, defeated and bring that negativity to behavior and approach towards life. The second door is investing our thinking faculties in identifying why the mistake took place, how successful people handle such situations, what could be done to overcome such mistakes in future? Hence acceptance and learning from mistakes in life is important to improve our brain func…

5 Signs of Emotion Abuse and Manipulation in a Relationship

Unfortunately, if you know someone or you yourself are in a relationship with a partner who is cunning, pathological liar, narcissistic, abusive and/or you may not know what you’re dealing with.
Emotional abuse is a form of abuse in which a partner uses verbal assault, fear, or humiliation to undermine the other person's self-esteem and self-worth. Emotional abuse, in reality, can be said worse than physical abuse. Physical abuse can easily be identified by self and by others and generally gets cured with medication whereas emotional abuse leaves no physical marks but destroys the victim’s emotional and psychological well-being, sometimes permanently.
Hence it’s very important that everyone should know the signs of emotional abuse, essentially to understand such situations if ever happens to us or to our loved ones. Eminent Relationship and Marriage Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo shares the signs of emotional abuse as:
Frequent accusations and blame game: If one partner always tries…

Habits That Makes A Person Likable To Others - Personality Tips

Generally, people mistakenly believe that being likeable comes naturally or is an inborn personality trait that few lucky people possess and that make them the centre of attraction in every group, get the best of friends and associates help them to steer high in their career path.
According to the Relationship & Marriage Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo, being likeable is not always an in-born personality trait and in most cases, it is developed by people who become very successful in their lives by developing certain habits that are related to emotional intelligence. These habits are: 

Likeable People Ask Questions
The biggest mistake people make when it comes to listening is they’re so focused on what they’re going to say next or how what the other person is saying is going to affect them that they fail to hear what’s being said. The words that come out are loud and clear, but the meaning is lost.
A simple way to avoid this is to ask good and relevant questions. People like to know y…

Are you being gaslighted? Here’s everything you need to know

Physiologist & Eminent Marriage Counsellor Shivani Misri Sadhoo shares her views on today's Hindustan Times's HT City edition (1/3/2017):  

When a person engages in manipulation by using persuasion and misinformation to question what the other partner knows to be true, it’s called gaslighting. So look out for these signs to know if this is happening to you.

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Please get acquainted with gaslighting, the latest term to be added in the modern relationship lexicon. Gaslighting can be defined as an act of subtle relationship manipulation where one partner makes the other partner doubt their own memories and instincts. A person engages in this kind of manipulation by using persuasion and misinformation to question what the other partner knows to be true. In short, your partner convinces you that you are crazy and whatever you know or you think you know is false by repeatedly telling you that you are wrong and crazy till the point you start believing it.


Signs that you are…