Inspirational Quotes from Famous Books #CauseAChatter

An inspirational quote works like a balm when our normal motivation seems to be exhausted. A great inspiring quote is a ray of sunshine on a dull day. So, I wanted to compile a little list of inspirational quotes from books for the ‘bibliotherapy series’ that I write every month. In the earlier posts, I … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes from Famous Books #CauseAChatter

Poetry as a Healing Therapy

I have been writing about books and their therapeutic impact through a blog post every month since January 2020 under the ‘Bibliotherapy series #CauseAChatter’. (If you wish, you can read the previous posts here.) Today’s post is ‘Poetry as a Healing Therapy’. ‘Bibliotherapy’ essentially believes that books or literature help to heal. Reading great books, … Continue reading Poetry as a Healing Therapy

Reading with Your Child: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

We live in a devastatingly stressed-out world. Irrespective of the fact when we lived in the pre-pandemic phase of non-stop work, travel, meetings, and functions or the present ‘new normal’ of buying groceries, managing household chores, and online work. ‘Home’ being the 24x7 destination as of now for all of us. We are running on … Continue reading Reading with Your Child: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

Bibliotherapy: Discussing the Healing Power of these Five Books #CauseAChatter

As a creative arts therapy, ‘Bibliotherapy’ has become widely accepted in treating depression, anxiety, stress, loneliness, and communication issues. Storytelling and reading from a specifically curated booklist help to emotionally heal. Broadly speaking, reading benefits at many levels by increasing self-awareness and improving self-esteem, and thus equipping the individual to face developmental crises. This guided … Continue reading Bibliotherapy: Discussing the Healing Power of these Five Books #CauseAChatter

Bibliotherapy: Turning to books during these distressing times

A cup of tea and a book…what else do we ask of life? This may not be a factual statement. Something, we further realized when books weren’t included in the essential commodities list during the lockdown. Books cannot get you money or fame unless you happen to be a bestseller author, nonetheless, books can definitely … Continue reading Bibliotherapy: Turning to books during these distressing times

Bibliotherapy for Children: Joy of Reading and its Therapeutic effects #CauseAChatter

As parents, we are always concerned about our child’s growth and development. The likely way of mitigating the stumbling blocks encountered on the way to raising a happy child can be through ‘books’. Bibliotherapy for children will require curating a list of books catering to the specific behavioral and psychological needs of your children and … Continue reading Bibliotherapy for Children: Joy of Reading and its Therapeutic effects #CauseAChatter

Bibliotherapy: Reading to find a ‘Balance’ in our lives #CauseAChatter

Mental health is recognized as one of the grey areas looming at large at this point. Our brain is continuously absorbing news 24x7, mostly the bad part of it overpowering every other aspect. So, can I ask you to pick up a happy book and forget the world – the external and the internal? No, … Continue reading Bibliotherapy: Reading to find a ‘Balance’ in our lives #CauseAChatter

Ten Bookish Things to Explore: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

Since my last post on ‘Bibliotherapy’ in this series under #CauseAChatter, much has changed. We are under lockdown and many have written about the mental health effects of staying indoors. They said the man is a social animal and today, they have changed it to social distancing. The pandemic may have turned the gloomy button … Continue reading Ten Bookish Things to Explore: Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

Books to make you 'Happy': Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

I started the series on ‘Bibliotherapy’ in January as part of the #CauseAChatter campaign by Blogchatter. At that point, my concern was to spread the message of therapeutic strength in reading books. My utmost concern was to reach out to people who suffer from depression and mood swings. But, today, the world has changed at … Continue reading Books to make you 'Happy': Bibliotherapy #CauseAChatter

Bibliotherapy: Reading is Therapeutic #CauseAChatter

‘Emotional happiness’ is important. Thankfully, now-a-days, there is a buzz around attaining mental balance. It isn’t the dramatized period of acquiring material wealth and looking down upon others. Or, perhaps it is? I am not sure. But, if you think social media has further ruined the balance that one sought and those mushrooming beauty salons … Continue reading Bibliotherapy: Reading is Therapeutic #CauseAChatter

Blogchatter’s ‘Blogging With A Purpose’ #CauseAChatter: Theme Reveal

I had previously read many posts with the hashtag #CauseAChatter, a campaign by Blogchatter. #CauseAChatter is about blogging with a purpose, to give voice to highlight something one cares for. And, I have felt the sheer passion with which the bloggers wrote for the causes they stood for in the previous years. This time, I … Continue reading Blogchatter’s ‘Blogging With A Purpose’ #CauseAChatter: Theme Reveal