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Dhanishta Shah

Dhanishta Shah
Dhanishta Shah is a Mumbai-based writer with a background in psychology and special education. She writes because she believes it gives 'sense to her experiences'.

Turn your dreams into reality

Give shape to your dreams by creating the perfect vision board

Raise a survivor

Essential skills that every child needs to master

The fear diaries

Record and evaluate your fears to conquer them

How to personalise your home

A home feels even more like a personal heaven if it reflects the real you

How Pretend Play Helps Your Child

Allowing children to engage in role playing games has benefits beyond recreation

Protect yourself from forces of influence

Spot the hidden persuasion techniques people use to manipulate you

Inculcate the reading habit in your child

Read to your children to develop the love of reading in them. It's a gift for which they'll never thank you enough

Dealing with Empty Nest Syndrome

The Empty Nest Syndrome can be bad and good. Here are some suggestions to help you enjoy the 'free period' of your life

7 time-wasting pitfalls to avoid

To make the most of time, avoid these time management follies and work smarter

Know your LOC

Your locus of control decides how much you feel in control of the events in your life. Change your LOC and life will instantly seem better