Dr. Rachna Khanna Singh

Currently head of Department of Holistic Medicine & Wellness at Artemis Hospital, Gurgaon Dr. Rachna Khanna Singh is a mental wellness expert with expertise in relationship, lifestyle & stress management. The founder and director of The Mind and Wellness Studio Dr. Rachna Khanna has worked with leading hospitals like Fortis Escorts, Dharamshila Cancer Hospital. Her specialties include stress management, lifestyle management for heart diseases, supportive care for chronically ill patients, work-life balance, parent-child bonding, cancer support care, ante/postnatal care, relationship counselling, pre-marital & marital counselling, adolescent counselling, psychiatric & psychological illnesses like depression, anxiety, insomnia.

Latest Articles

How Indian TV shows can help spread awareness about mental health

Filmmakers and celebrities are continually attempting to normalize conversations about mental health with films like Dear Zindagi (2016) and Chhichhore (2019). However, there is still a rare conversation or representation of mental health in TV shows or on small screens.

Impact of mental health on dating and relationships

Kory Floyd, a psychologist from the University of Arizona has described a concept called ‘skin hunger,’ which basically is the deprivation of any physical affection. This explains why a phone call or a video call is just not as fulfilling as having them next to you

Psychological effects of aromatherapy

History of aromatherapy traces back to over 1000 years. Several civilizations used aromatic oils in their perfumes and aroma-infused oils.

Role of psycho-oncology in treatment of cancer

Cancer is a terrible disease that takes a toll not only on the patients but on everyone close to them. A psycho-oncologist, seeks to improve the quality of life of the patient throughout the dark journey

Menstruation and its impact on women athletes

Hormonal changes during menstruation cause mood swings and trigger anger, irritability and depression. These mood changes can cause fatigue in the athlete which could impact their motivation and surge their stress levels; theoretically decreasing their performance.

Mirror neurons – human relationship & empathy

Mirror neurons are a part of motor neurons, present in the frontal lobe of the brain. They make a person empathetic and feel others' pain

Teen suicide: how to read the early warning signs

Many teens who commit or attempt suicide give advance notice of their intentions. Hence parents need to know the early warning signals

How COVID-19 unlocked floodgate of opportunities

The coronavirus pandemic had several negative aspects. People got sick and died; schools closed, employees lost their job. However, the tragedy also opened floodgates of opportunities.

Psychology, Maths and Science- what’s common?

Psychology plays a vital role in many subjects like Mathematics and Science. Psychology & education are like needle & thread. Psychology is like the sharp needle while education is like the thread that fits the child like a garment.

How parents can help LGBTQ+ children live ‘normally’

The most difficult task for parents is to bring up LGBTQ+ children who face many unique issues that even the parents are unprepared to handle
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Social media & body image of adolescents

Adolescents spend most of their time on social media. The average time spent by the youngsters on social media is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
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Identifying the toxic traits inside yourself

The traits of a toxic person speak volumes about the kind of person he/she may be! better to accept the flaws instead of continuing with them
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Insomnia: a major cause of concern among today’s youth

The effects of insomnia are serious but it is even more, alarming that insomnia is a result of, or comorbid with depression and anxiety

Do childhood bonds influence future relationships?

Children with unhealthy relationships are bound to have unstable or failed relationships, poor attachment, low self-esteem and self-efficacy.

Long-distance relationships during lockdown

Lack of physical contact is one of the drawbacks of being separated from your partner. Touch is one of the most important ways in which we express intimacy and it can also ease stress.
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Work-life balance while working from home

These are not hard and fast rules for work-life balance. Finding that out means experimenting with what works for you and what doesn't.
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A time to reconnect and recharge your relationship

Looking at the brighter side this is an opportunity to reconnect and recharge your relationship and look inwards in your relationship
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Social Media detox: why do we need it?

A CNN study of 19-year-old teenagers found that the participants checked Facebook or other social media sites between 50 - 100 times a day

Practising mindfulness during stressful times

Mindfulness is not something that can be acquired instantaneously but rather is a habit that you have to develop.
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How does media violence affect children?

Adolescence is the time when children are shaping up their minds, learning new things, discovering themselves, and forming perspectives of this world.
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Animal-assisted therapy – a form of psychological treatment

As the name suggests, animal-assisted therapy refers to a form of therapy where animals assist a patient to recover from mental or physical ailments.