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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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How COVID-19 kick-started many small businesses

Businesses that started at home did not need an advertising agency to market their products. Such businesses produced their products on a much smaller scale, mainly for their locality. For publicity, word of mouth and social media worked best.

Aviation Psychology – an emerging field

An aviation psychologist is an expert in an emerging field where psychologists specifically study behaviour, feeling, thinking, and working in the aviation industry.

Role of Psychologists in sports and athletics

Sports provide several distinctive opportunities for personal development, however, youngsters time to finish the assignment, socialize, rest, and recover. In other words, they still have to be compelled to be kids.

Role of Psychology in Maths and Science education

A mathematical research topic in which psychology has always had a particularly strong influence is learning of numbers.
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Children in the age of lockdown

For children, family and friends is a cohesive unit that significantly aids their development physically, mentally, socially and emotionally in each stage of their lives.

Helping children through isolation and lockdown

Children can experience worry, anxiety and fear due to the drastic changes that have taken place in their social interaction. This can have an adverse effect on their socio-cultural development. It is therefore important for parents to primarily focus on keeping the child engaged to cope with anxiety or stress and help them connect with their peers through digital platforms.

Does social media make breakups worse?

A new University of Colorado Boulder study which aimed to explore the difficulties of breaking up in the digital age showed that situations like the above mentioned may not be so uncommon.

Importance of Mental Health professionals in Pandemic times

There are several differences in the mental health needs of different age groups. The teenagers and young-adult populations of the country engage in these services the most, as compared to older adults and senior citizens.