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Sahaj Kohli
Sahaj Kohli is the founder of A Quarter Life Crisis Blog, a blog for Generation Y. 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.

Entries by Sahaj Kohli

Being Struck By Lightning Helped This Man Reassess His Priorities

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 5:54 PM

Sometimes we need to be reminded to live in the moment and be grateful for the people in our life. One man's reminder came in the form of a lighting bolt.

Stuart Acher, a film director, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how...

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The Wild Animals Roaming Your City

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 9:32 AM

While walking along a city street, have you ever spotted an animal that just seems out of place?

Big cat wrangler Boone Smith joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the reasons why some wild animals are migrating to cities. Smith has also been...

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This Dog Helped His Owner Through Testicular Cancer

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 12:29 PM

After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, one man found support in an unlikely place.

Thomas Cantley joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss how his dog, Vader, helped him in the course of his illness.

“He’s my emotional support,” said Cantley. “When I’m down,...

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The Key Ingredients You Need To Be Happier

(31) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 5:14 PM

We all want to be happy, and we all have different ways of trying to achieve happiness. But as it turns out, you might be going about it all wrong.

June Gruber, a professor of psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder joined HuffPost Live host

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Why Experiencing Pain Can Be a Good Thing

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 6:05 PM

All of us experience physical pain, and understandably go to great lengths to avoid it. But pain serves a very real purpose.

Dr. Fernando Cervero,director of the Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss the value of experiencing...

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It's Entirely Possible That Your Spouse Is Also Your Cousin

(90) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 5:28 PM

You fall in love. You tie the knot. And then you find out you’re related to your spouse.

A.J. Jacobs, an author and Esquire Editor at Large, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss this potentially uncomfortable scenario. When it comes to coupling up with someone who...

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Yes, Hula-Hooping Can Be A Form Of Meditation

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 4:40 PM

There are many ways to tap into the benefits of meditation, from classic yoga and breathing exercises to creative spinoffs including music and art. And then there are less obvious activities. Like hula-hooping.

You may ask: how can a circus prop or classic children's toy be a meditation tool?

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The Unexpected Way These Artists Are Gaining New Perspective

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 5:11 PM

An artist's studio is a sacred place, but what happens when someone “breaks in” to sneak a peek at the artist’s private work?

Sima Familant, a private curator and art advisor, joined HuffPost Live host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani to discuss her new web series “Studio Break-In,” which...

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Is Your Boss Trying to Get You to Quit?

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 6:08 PM

Our jobs present plenty of opportunities for stress. But add in a boss who's a poor communicator -- especially when it comes to how he or she judges your performance -- and your stress and job insecurity can increase exponentially.

Dr. Kenneth Siegel, an organizational psychologist, joined HuffPost...

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Here's One Big Sign It's Time To Reevaluate Your Relationship With Your Phone

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 9:36 AM

Do you keep your mobile phone with you all the time? With so many ways to stay connected, procrastinate and distract yourself, it’s important to take a step back and spend some time away from your devices.

Caroline Giegerich, digital strategist and a digital detox advocate, joined HuffPost...

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How to 'Work Out' Your Heart: A Guide to Building Emotional Strength

(8) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 11:05 AM

Most of us aspire to be in peak physical condition, so we take the stairs instead of the elevator, train for races or join a gym. We invest our money, time and energy into working out our bodies. We even plan our days around that cycle or yoga class, because,...

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We're All in Recovery -- Here's Why

(8) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 11:38 AM

Curious to see how recovery is perceived and experienced by a variety of people, I asked my network on Facebook, "What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of the word 'recovery'?"



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Breaking Down Common Defenses For Using The R-Word

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 8:09 AM

I cringe at the sound of the r-word. It jars on my ears and sends a shiver down my spine.

I don't think that people who use the word are always using it to be malicious. But that is what is so bothersome -- the natural, nonchalant manner in which...

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Relationships Get Better and Other Reminders About Transitions in Love

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2014 | 5:48 PM

People get really discouraged when they've dated a few people here and there and still can't find anyone who is "right" for them, or when something goes awfully wrong in what was supposed to be the perfect relationship.

Well, here's a list of important reminders we tend to forget...

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25 Things I Wish I Knew and Did Before 25

(3) Comments | Posted January 18, 2014 | 7:07 AM

There are so many "listicles" out there about what people have learned or know by a certain age. But after my birthday last week, I couldn't help but contribute to the conversation. There are (at least) 25 things I wish I took advantage of, learned, habituated to or did before...

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Sikhism, Identity and Where I Stand In Light Of the Wisconsin Shooting

(5) Comments | Posted August 6, 2012 | 1:50 PM

I was having a relaxing day at Central Park when I started getting cryptic texts from my brother -- "CNN NOW!!!!" and "online NOW!!!" Then the ambiguity vanished when I received the final text -- "Gurdwara shooting all over news!!!".

I felt nothing. I was completely numb. Quick, Sahaj,...

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Top 25 Most Difficult Companies to Interview: Glassdoor List

(17) Comments | Posted August 3, 2012 | 8:00 AM

You've made it past the cover letter and resume portion of the application process, so what's next? The nerve wrecking interview where you only have one chance to make the ultimate first impression. As if that's not enough to have you sweaty before your interview, here's a list that probably...

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The Thread Of Protection

(1) Comments | Posted August 2, 2012 | 3:15 PM

Yesterday marked the annual occasion of Raksha Bandhan, or as I know it, Rakhri. It's a day when Hindus and Sikhs celebrate the relationship between sisters and brothers. Sisters tie a thread, which is supposed to symbolize the bond of protection, on their brothers'...

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States With The Highest College Completion Rates

(2065) Comments | Posted July 28, 2012 | 10:00 AM

According to new U.S. Census Bureau data, the number of 25-to 34-year-olds who have college degrees around the nation has gradually increased from 2009 to 2011.

The current college attainment rate for the nation is 39.3 percent. However, this would have to increase by 50 percent to...

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Dating Advice: How Not to Lose Yourself in a Relationship

(57) Comments | Posted July 25, 2012 | 7:50 AM

If you're anything like me, the minute you commit yourself to a partner, everything starts to revolve around him or her. You want to make sure you meet his or her needs, but you're also unconsciously always thinking of ways to make him or her happy. You genuinely like striving...

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