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FAQs on Coaching

What is the difference between coaching, mentoring, consulting, therapy and counselling?  Therapy and Counselling deal thru the past emotions, which aren’t yet healed and resolve the present issues. In Mentoring and Consulting the mentor or consultant guides you thru the challenge based on his expertise in the same field. Coaching works thru the present and…
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Understanding – “What is Identity”, Through the Movie Bala

With soft skills training becoming so prevalent, the terms like identity, fulfillment, contentment, presence, consciousness, integrity are used left, right and center. They seem to be the words 10,000 ft high in the sky. But, what do they mean in the daily life and how do they manifest? I use movies as one channel to…
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Falling In Love With Your Body!

Have you ever pondered on these questions? You know what to do (exercising and dieting), but something is stopping you from doing it? How much of dieting and exercises do you ENJOY? And how much of it is a dragging feeling? How long can you keep these practices intact? What can sabotage these practices? To…
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The Pain of Separation and the Growth After That

It is painful to separate with any person or object with whom one is attached to. In the pain of separation, each person goes thru Grief cycle, which has 5 stages of: Denial – Anger – Bargaining – Depression – Acceptance. Each time one completes this cycle, the person grows by creating a new space…
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The Empathetic Space to Parents or Any Close Relations

This is a real story, with name changed, to hide the identity. Samarth was born to a mother, who was not mentally fully stable. There were yet behaviors in her which were not reflecting the maturity of her age. Her parents had got her married. After Samarth’s birth, her husband (Samarth’s father) divorced her and…
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The Significance of The Relationship With the Child

Becoming or being a parent(father or mother) gives an opportunity to express unconditional love to the child – physically, emotionally and in thoughts. It is the GIVING experience. There is no condition on expressing or receiving of the love. The child wholeheartedly accepts and responds to the love. That is the opportunity a child brings…
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The Dragging Feeling of I Could Have Done It Differently!!

After an action/decision is taken and moved on, one gets into an internal conversation saying: “I wish, I could have done it differently”. This conversation is not for the bigger or highly impacted events, but for day-to-day, smaller things like: “I could have taken that bus instead of waiting for auto”, “I could have written…
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Holiday-What Happens to Us?

When one goes for a holiday, there is change. The change is in many terms – climate, surrounding, culture, food, people etc. These all stimulate senses, intellect and emotions. Its a different experience. Also, it is different from what one does in a routine life.  Each of us are recognized in many ways. For ex:…
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Engaging With My Child

One of the things I do to enter the fantasy world of the child by joining in watching the TV comic which the child is watching at that moment. Laughing along with her, getting excited, feeling tensed, sitting at the edge of the seat and so on…no matter how silly, obvious, irrational, impossible it is,…
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Just ‘coz I am a Therapist/Coach/Counselor

Just because a person is therapist, counselor, coach or psychologist doesn’t mean that there are no problems in his family. It is pointless to assume so. That is because, not all in the family may be willing to work for the solution of their problem. Every person makes his own choice and this often would…
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I Wish My Child To Be Not Like Me

When the child is seen behaving more authentically, more powerfully, being an extrovert, less talkative and so-on and so-forth, the parents say: “I will encourage my child to continue to be so. I don’t want him to BE LIKE ME!”. On the surface, though this looks an encouraging statement, it is more of a self…
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