Empowering Change: Nandita’s Counseling Journey to Self-Discovery.

3 minutes

Nandita Raghav is a freelance writer hailing from Himachal Pradesh, nestled in the western Himalayas, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Home to pristine mountain landscapes, including the iconic hill station of Shimla and the spiritual town of Dharamshala, it offers a serene escape.

The region’s diverse flora and fauna flourish in its many national parks and sanctuaries, while its rich cultural heritage is celebrated through colourful festivals and ancient temples. Himachal’s unique blend of Tibetan, British, and Hindu influences creates a fascinating tapestry of traditions and architecture.

Whether trekking through its breathtaking trails or exploring its charming villages, Himachal Pradesh offers a truly unforgettable experience.

Armed with a journalism degree, Nandita’s journey is adorned with a strong familial bond and a passion for sketching and travel, adding vibrancy to her narrative.

Navigating the storm of unsettling emotions during the COVID era, Nandita realised the need for a sanctuary to untangle her thoughts. Beyond the chaos, she grappled with ADHD and anxiety, seeking solace in counseling.

Recommended by her previous counselor and aided by Lovely Professional University’s partnership with YourDOST, Nandita embarked on a journey toward self-discovery.

In the therapeutic space, Nandita found an array of techniques tailored to her needs. Breathing exercises and journaling became her allies, offering paths to calmness and self-reflection.

Counselors provided guidance on precautions to be taken, becoming beacons of support in her quest for tranquillity.

The counseling journey unfolded like a map, revealing the landscape of Nandita’s mind. It became a transformative experience, helping her embrace her ADHD and recognise the areas of her life that needed attention. The process facilitated understanding and a newfound love and acceptance for herself.

“It allowed me to love myself better, and accept myself for who I am. I came to learn about myself and my inner thoughts and it helped me connect with myself better. ” 

Nandita reflected on her words echoing the profound impact of counseling on her self-perception.
Expressing her gratitude to the counselor who accompanied her through the labyrinth of emotions, Nandita shared,

“I am grateful that you were there for me at the right moment. I will never forget how you helped me turn my life around.”

The appreciation stands as a testament to the power of compassionate guidance during times of transformation.

Nandita rates herself a 4.5 out of 5 in terms of feeling better. The numerical affirmation echoes the positive strides she has taken on her path to self-discovery and well-being.

Nandita’s story weaves together the threads of her small-town roots, the challenges of mental health, and the transformative power of counseling. The tale is a beacon of hope for those seeking resolution and a deeper understanding of themselves amid life’s ever-changing landscape.

Nandita’s Warrior Tips:
1.“Life is never meant to be constant; change is what makes us better and grow from where we are.”
2.“Embracing change becomes a catalyst for growth, a reminder that every shift is an opportunity for improvement.”

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