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Sahaj Kohli has been a blog editor at HuffPost since March 2014. She's an emotional and mental health advocate, a storyteller and a non-believer of coincidences. She'd love for you to say hello @sahajkohli.

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9 Questions You Need To Ask Before Traveling With A Friend

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2016 | 1:42 PM


Traveling with someone -- be it a significant other or a friend -- can teach you a lot about them. Just because you're compatible in daily life doesn't mean you'll necessarily travel well together.


That's because trips are sacred: Each person embarks on the journey with their...

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12 Mind-Blowing Stats Everyone Should Know About Infertility

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 11:41 AM

Getting pregnant, if at all possible, is a lot harder than most people think. While about 60 percent of couples will conceive without medical assistance within six months of trying, one in eight couples are struggling with infertility issues.

Infertility is...

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7 Sobering Organ Donation Stats Everyone Should Know

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2016 | 1:55 PM


Organ and tissue donation are not popular topics of conversation. It’s hard to discuss or even consider end-of-life care with loved ones, but it’s an important issue that has the potential to save many lives: In 2015 alone, 30,973 organ transplants were reported in the U.S. With an 

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Viajo sola para conocer gente

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2016 | 1:21 AM

Mi primer viaje sola sirvió para enfrentarme a mí misma después de acabar una larga relación de una manera que jamás había hecho, también me enseñó muchas cosas sobre las relaciones personales... y que, en realidad, nunca estoy sola.

Desde entonces, me he unido a varios grupos de "viajes...

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내가 사람들을 만나려고 혼자 여행하는 이유 8

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 1:38 AM

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긴 연애가 끝난 다음 처음으로 혼자 여행을 떠났을 때 나는 내 자신을 예전과는 다른 방식으로 볼 수 있었다. 또한 연애와 인간 관계에 대한 많은 것을 배울 수 있었다. 내가 결코 혼자가 아니라는 것 역시 알게 되었다.

그 이후 나는 여러 '홀로 여행' 커뮤니티에 들어갔고, 사람들이(특히...

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Je voyage seule pour rencontrer les autres

(1) Comments | Posted April 11, 2016 | 4:23 PM

Je sais, c'est illogique, mais lisez jusqu'au bout.

Ma première aventure en solitaire m'a obligée à enfin assumer celle que j'étais suite à la rupture d'une longue histoire, mais elle m'a aussi énormément appris sur les relations et les contacts humains... et qu'en...

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Viaggio da sola per incontrare gli altri

(2) Comments | Posted April 11, 2016 | 9:51 AM

Credetemi. So che sembra contraddittorio, ma ascoltate attentamente. La mia prima avventura in solitaria ha raggiunto il suo scopo: mi ha messo di fronte a me stessa in modo completamente nuovo, dopo la fine di una lunga relazione. Mi ha anche insegnato moltissimo sui rapporti e sulle connessioni...

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I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

(0) Comments | Posted March 30, 2016 | 5:07 PM


While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and...

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Introducing Common Grief: You Are Not Alone

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2015 | 1:55 PM

Grief is an inevitable part of life, but that doesn't make navigating it any easier. The deep sorrow that accompanies the death of a loved one, the end of a marriage, or even moving far away from home is real. But while grief is universal, we all grieve differently --...

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Here's The Real Truth About Mental Health

(0) Comments | Posted October 14, 2015 | 2:35 PM

Every day, we think, feel and emote with even greater frequency than we move our bodies....

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8 Things I Want My Nephews to Know About Being Men

(32) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 8:09 AM

Dear Nephew*,

It's necessary that you know now, as your brain grows, what's worth focusing on and what's not, what should never be ignored, and what should shamelessly be openly discussed. It's imperative that you are aware that no matter what the voice inside you says (or how loud it...

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I Am Sikh. I Am American. Being Both Should Not Be So Difficult.

(42) Comments | Posted September 12, 2015 | 11:02 AM

Though this week was the 14th anniversary of 9/11, an unforgettable attack on our nation, it was also a jarring reminder of how misunderstood and mistreated my religious community is.

Tuesday, Inderjit Singh Mukker, a Chicago man, was minding his own business, driving, when a man from the...

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7 Ways to Approach Therapy Like a New Relationship

(9) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 8:40 AM

Let me be very clear: Therapy is not a replacement for friendship or relationships, because it is one-sided in that the entire relationship focuses on you without a glimpse into the therapist's life.

However, with that said, your experience with your therapist is as helpful and meaningful as you prioritize...

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14 weit verbreitete Irrtümer über die Psychotherapie

(0) Comments | Posted May 30, 2015 | 12:14 PM

Hört man einen Freund sagen, er habe einen Arzttermin, so denken die wenigsten von uns, dass dieser Freund unglaublich reich, schwach oder gar verrückt sein muss. Ist es nicht das, was man tun sollte, wenn man sich verletzt hat oder sich nicht wohl fühlt?

Wenn aber jemand einen

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14 idées reçues sur les gens qui vont chez le psy

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 11:50 AM

PSYCHOLOGIE - Si un ami vous dit: "J'ai rendez-vous chez le médecin", votre premier réflexe ne sera pas de penser qu'il est plein aux as, qu'il est faible ou qu'il est dingue. Quand le corps est blessé ou qu'il présente une anomalie, consulter un médecin semble être la réaction la plus...

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14 idées reçues sur les gens qui vont chez le psy

(2) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 10:29 AM

Si un ami vous dit : "J'ai rendez-vous chez le médecin", votre premier réflexe ne sera pas de penser qu'il est plein aux as, qu'il est faible ou qu'il est fou. Quand le corps est blessé ou qu'il présente une anomalie, consulter un médecin semble être la réaction la plus...

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14 Common Misconceptions About People Who Go to Therapy

(312) Comments | Posted May 20, 2015 | 8:32 AM

No one ever hears a friend say "I have a doctor's appointment" and immediately thinks that they must be rich or weak or crazy. It's generally the right and less stubborn thing to see a professional when our body is injured or feels "atypical."

But if someone wants to see...

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9 Ways Dating and Working Out Are Similar

(5) Comments | Posted February 11, 2015 | 2:39 PM

I grew up playing soccer, played on a sports team every season in high school and joined a club field hockey team in college. Athleticism has never been an issue for me... until these last few years, when I realized I used to get all of my exercise through playing...

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Being Born on New Year's Day Taught Me How to Make Resolutions I Actually Keep

(8) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 10:44 AM

A lot of people embrace the new year with open arms.

But when the clock hits midnight on the night of Dec. 31, what exactly are we celebrating?

We're celebrating a new slate. We're celebrating the reminder (and human ability) to hold ourselves to higher standards. We're celebrating the things...

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10 Things Solo Travel Taught Me About Relationships

(20) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 12:06 PM

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This summer, my four-year relationship ended. So naturally, I booked a two-and-a-half week trip to Croatia and Iceland. By myself.

At the time, there was a part of me that thought I could run away from my heartbreak (spoiler alert: I couldn't) and come back...

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