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Healthy Relationships

(published on InnerSeed) Becoming an expert in anything usually means one has failed repeatedly, learned, evolved and adjusted. So how does one become an expert into having ‘healthy relationships’, whether in family, friend or romantic context? Reflecting back, we can think of Abraham Maslow, a great American Psychologist, who developed the hierarchy of needs theory. […]

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EMDR & Trauma: An Integrative Approach to Therapy

Everyone at one point, experienced stressful event. It might have been a minor incident like a spoiled coffee on shirt just before the meeting, or something slightly more affecting like a car crash. Fewer have gone through major distressing situations like natural disaster or war. The traumas of small or big effects, are accompanying our life […]

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Is Mindfulness For You?

Is Mindfulness for you? If you’re struggling with depression, anxiety or insomnia, you probably would have thought about Mindfulness. Mindfulness means focusing your attention inwards and maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and the surroundings. The key components of mindfulness are thus awareness of one’s current feelings and thoughts in the present […]

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Student Counseling Unraveled

Often times when we talk about student counseling, one can probably summarize some of  the challenges students face during their college experience. Some students receive parental advise & support and others don’t, they just live life each day using their personal judgment and copings kills. Sometimes it is just not enough. Student counseling fore mostly focuses on the student as […]

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Why is seeking help beneficial when dealing with stress?

We all deal with stress from time to time, and while sometimes a small amount of stress can actually motivate us, much prolonged stress can be damaging to both our physical and mental health and managing our stress can be complicated and time consuming. It is often challenging to understand what the root of our […]

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‘Be The Best Version of You – in Balance’

Hello! My name is Erin, I am fresh to Dubai, moving from Canada’s brisk cold winters in the Rocky Mountains to sunny, beautiful beaches. I am so delighted to be a team member at Blue Lights as their Wellness Practitioner.  I cannot wait to meet and work with you and help you on your journey […]

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