Dr. Bajaj’s Weekly Prescriptions – EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS
May09

Dr. Bajaj’s Weekly Prescriptions – EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS

Emotions are sensations felt in the body as feelings on exposure to external influences. The word EMOTION can be split into E and MOTION from which it derives its meaning and its origin. E stands for External influences that propel one into MOTION on experiencing it. Emotions have a very strong influence on us and give a sense of reality to the experiences we face in our day to day living. They influence our actions and decisions in a...

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Dr.Bajaj’s Weekly Prescriptions – BELIEF
May09

Dr.Bajaj’s Weekly Prescriptions – BELIEF

Belief is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or  premise to be true. Let us examine this statement further and analyze it. We imbibe beliefs from childhood from the time we become aware of our surroundings and our relationship to them. Our beliefs are nurtured and strengthened by our parents and significant others in the early years of growing up. However, it is our inherent nature, dominated by likes...

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Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Self-esteem Part-1
May09

Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Self-esteem Part-1

Let us discuss self-esteem in two parts. In the first part, let us see how our self-esteem develops and how it influences our relationship with ourselves. Self-esteem is a term in psychology to reflect a person’s overall evaluation or appraisal of his or her own worth. Self-esteem is synonymous with self-worth, self-regard, self-respect and self-image. The essential components of self-esteem are thoughts, emotions and beliefs we...

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Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Self-esteem Part-2
May09

Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Self-esteem Part-2

We have already seen the way our self-esteem develops and as to how it influences us in our relationship with ourselves. Now let us see as to how we interact with others and how we relate to others based on our self-esteem. Our interaction with others in our environment happens essentially after we first interact with ourselves (that is the image we hold of ourselves). We then view circumstances and events and also interact with...

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Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Ego and Role Play
May09

Dr. Bajaj’s weekly Prescriptions – Ego and Role Play

Ego may be defined in the following ways 1. The self, especially as distinct from the world and other selves. 2.In psychological term, it may be viewed as the division created by the psyche or the conscious mind that controls thought and behavior and is in constant touch with external reality, between self and the other. Our ego is a mental construct that develops from infancy and serves the following purposes Gives us a sense of...

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Dr. Bajaj’s Weely Prescriptions – PERCEPTION
May09

Dr. Bajaj’s Weely Prescriptions – PERCEPTION

Perception may be defined as the process of attaining an awareness of the environment through the sensory input received by sense organs. Further understanding of the environment happens by the organization and interpretation of the different sensory inputs by the brain. All perception involves signals that travel in the nervous system which in turn result from physical stimulation of the sense organs. For example, vision...

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