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Sahaj Kohli
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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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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

(1) 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

(313) 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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How This Piece of Technology Can Help You Be More Mindful

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 1:33 PM

Normally, we don’t associate technology with meditation -- unless we're using the ancient mindfulness practice to take time away from technology and clear our heads.

Ariel Garten, cofounder and CEO of InteraXon, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how her latest technological innovation,...

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How Meditation Helped This Man Battle Cancer (WATCH)

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 4:39 PM

The increasingly popular practice of meditation has a number of important physical and mental health benefits. For Andy Puddicombe, the ancient mindfulness practice helped him battle testicular cancer.

Puddicombe, founder of the Headspace meditation app, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss...

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What We Can Do As A Community To Address Mental Illness

(0) Comments | Posted September 22, 2014 | 8:00 AM

After tragic incidences, the national conversation around suicide always becomes more prominent -- but we often feel helpless to address mental health issues within our own communities.

Dr. Lloyd Sederer, Medical Director at the New York State Office of Mental Health, joined HuffPost Live host

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These Photos Prove That Everyone Sees The World Differently (WATCH)

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 4:57 PM

Everyone sees the world differently, and when we put our images and unique visual perspectives together, it can create an amazing patchwork of visual stories.

The Huffington Post has teamed up with EyeEm, a global community of photographers, to bring visual storytelling to life. Anna...

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How The #SoSheDid Campaign Is Empowering Young Women (WATCH)

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 6:06 PM

It's not easy to be a teenage girl. Facing pressure from family, friends and the media to look and act a certain way, it can be difficult for a young woman to learn how to follow her own authentic path.

Victoria Song joined HuffPost Live host

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The Joys And Challenges Of Adopting A Child, After Raising Five Of Your Own

(2) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 10:11 AM

After raising five children of their own, Kay and Curtis Webster made the decision to adopt more.

The Websters joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss all the things they considered before adopting children later in life.

“Part of the concern is making sure...

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One Way To Help Your Children Handle Stress And Anxiety

(5) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 5:36 PM

It’s hard for anyone to deal with stress and anxiety, but it’s especially hard for children.

Michele Kambolis, a clinical therapist and author, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss effective methods to help children deal with their stress and anxiety.

“The first line of...

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WATCH: Why This Actress Thinks Health Starts With 'Listening To Your Body'

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 6:20 PM

It can seem like everyone has an opinion about what you need to live a healthy lifestyle -- but sometimes, a healthier life is as simple as listening to your own body.

Actress and social advocate AnnaSophia Robb joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss...

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WATCH: How This Man Redefined His Life After 9/11

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 9:48 AM

On the anniversary of 9/11, many Americans will take a moment of pause to consider the lives affected by the day's tragic events.

9/11 eyewitness and survivor Artie Van Why joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how 9/11 forced him to recreate his...

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WATCH: Why Men Feel They Can't Show Emotion

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 6:27 PM

According to a recent study, most men would choose electric shock therapy over being alone with their thoughts.

Andrew Smiler, professor of psychology at Wake Forest University, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss this phenomenon.

“Men don’t really get taught...

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WATCH: How Walking Can Make Your Brain Healthier -- And More Creative

(1) Comments | Posted September 8, 2014 | 4:13 PM

Walking isn’t just good for exercising your body -- it’s good for exercising your brain, too.

Neuroscientist Gabriel Axel joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how walking energizes the brain and can stimulate creativity.

“When we’re walking, essentially, the default mode network in...

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WATCH: What This Blogger Learned From A Year Of Unplugging

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 5:14 PM

Just because it’s so easy to be constantly connected -- with our friends and family, with the news, and with endless flows of information -- doesn't mean that we should be.

David Roberts, a politics blogger at Grist.org, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss...

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Why You Shouldn't Watch The ISIS Beheadings

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Two American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, have been beheaded at the hands of the ISIS. While the deaths can be viewed online, should we choose to abstain from watching them?

Rev. Paul Raushenbush, HuffPost Executive Religion Editor, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to...

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