Psychologists have stressed the importance of the mind-body connection for ages. It has gained importance in recent times after extensive research has proved a definite link between the two. So it is time we recognized the same and worked to empower our minds for a healthy and vital life.
Divali is a colorful, vibrant festival celebrated with much pomp and splendor. It is the biggest festival in the country and signifies new beginnings. Though the reasons differ, the traditions underlying the festival continue as a time to be with family and friends and enjoy.
As the pandemic rages on and the crisis shows no signs of abating, a vast majority of people in the world remain at risk as per WHO officials. Several countries are seeing second waves after easing restrictions and have been forced to opt for second and third lockdowns causing a lot of distress.
Calm people are happier naturally and help others to be calmer. For a moment when we shut our eyes and think of nothing, that is the state of calmness of mind. It is like an invisible protective gear that protects our energy from external negativity or when our life is in chaos or turmoil.
Vijaya Dashmi, also called Dasara or Dussehra is a festival to celebrate the victory of good over evil. It is also believed to bring in the light of knowledge to dispel the darkness of ignorance. As Lord Krishna says in the Bhagavad Gita, ignorance is the cause of suffering for humanity.
The aim of every parent is to help their children develop to their fullest potential by providing a safe, supportive, loving, and nurturing atmosphere. Good education and the freedom to express themselves and pursue their passions form a sound basis for bringing out the best in them.
Children today who mostly grow up in busy, crowded cities have limited or no access to nature which is in itself a disadvantage as there is a lot that they can learn from nature. All children should grow up amidst the magical wonders of nature. They can discover many interesting, wonderful things.
On October 2nd every year, we remember Mahatma Gandhi for the struggles and sacrifices he made and his fearless fight for the rights and dignity of all people in the face of severe oppression. His movement of non-violence and peaceful resistance and its success in gaining freedom to India.
Education plays an important role in shaping the future of children. So it is natural that parents are concerned about the education of their children at the time of this pandemic and subsequent lock-downs, what with the closure of schools, colleges, and educational institutions across the world.
There has been an increase in anxiety-related mental health problems due to the pandemic. Social isolation and fear of contracting the disease are aggravating mental disorders like anxiety, depression, OCD, bipolar disorders causing relapses. There is an urgent need to change our priorities.
Leadership is all about vision and transformation. Overcoming adversities, staying grounded, and driving an empowered team is what makes for a great leader. Everyone has the potential to be a leader. By staying focused and working hard one can attain success and be a winner.
Working from home can be a blessing for some while some miss the office environment. The long works working with no human contact and no one to interact with can cause a lot of loneliness and isolation. But with a few changes, we can beat the stress and solitude of working from home.
The devastation caused by the corona pandemic has forced us to take a step back and introspect. It has forced us to learn very valuable lessons, which will have a great impact on our lives even after things improve and we go back to our normal routine. We realize how fragile and precious life is.
The Coronavirus pandemic has caused a world-wide panic and uncertainty. With most of us on self-quarantine or working from home, we have some time to spare. This is the time to introspect and heal our minds and stay calm in the face of this huge adversity.
With the COVID-19 outbreak and schools being shut, parents find it difficult to engage their children in productive ways and keep them occupied. On the positive side, we can say that this is a good time for parents to bond with their children which would otherwise have been difficult.
Not all mental problems are caused by nutritional deficiencies but there is evidence that proves that a bad diet and inadequate nutrients in your diet can certainly impact your physical and mental health. Nutritious food is required for our body to function well more so our brain.
Serotonin also called the feel-good chemical is important for regulating our mood and well-being apart from many important functions in the body. Cortisol also called the stress hormone is essential for many functions in the body. We need them both in the right proportion for proper functioning.
Having worked in the Finance Sector, I have seen the ups and downs of Finance and know the importance of financial discipline for achieving stability and growth. In an age of conspicuous living, the urge to spend is more but by resolving and budgeting we can achieve success in our financial goals.
Though every day is a great day, the first day of the New Year brings with it new hope, excitement, resolve to achieve something great. The air is magical and we start with our resolutions with great enthusiasm but along the way, we give up and find it difficult to keep up with the goals we made
Children are like wet clay and can be molded the way we want to and it is the responsibility of the parents to inculcate moral and emotional values in children alongside cognitive learning so as to help them grow into successful and responsible citizens of the future.
We all like to be disciplined and know how important it is to attain success in life. We even start with great enthusiasm but along the way, we give up as it is difficult to follow everyday. What if I tell you that it is much easier to develop and maintain them than to suffer life long without them.
Anxiety affects millions of people worldwide. It is a crippling disorder and can sap you of energy, motivation, and hope, impairing social, professional and family life. And if left untreated can lead to depression and its complications. But there is hope and there are some natural remedies.
Haven't we all felt sad, lonely, unwanted, hopeless and dejected at some point of time in our life? When this persists it can lead to depression, a debilitating disorder that affects normal life. Don't we wonder how some people sail through life so easily and are so successful? You can also be that.
Dopamine is a powerful neurotransmitter in the brain which is responsible for motivation and focus. Deficiency of dopamine can lead to debilitating disorders like Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and dementia. The good news is that dopamine can be increased naturally, thereby improving focus and motivation.
Parkinson's disease is the second degenerative neurological disorder after Alzheimer's disease most prevalent now. It is estimated that 10 million people worldwide are affected by the disease. The incidence increases with age, and studies have shown that is is much more common in men than in women.
Parents have a lot of responsibilities while raising their children. It's important for children to develop cognitive skills, and parents, teachers and caretakers can all help monitor each child's progress and help him or her achieve cognitive milestones.
Diabetes has become a cause for concern globally today due to its rapidly rising-rate It can lead to serious health complications if it is not detected and treated early. But with early diagnosis and effective management, the affected people can have a good quality of life and good life expectancy.
Stress faced by professionals is a serious cause for concern in a highly competitive world today as it is a threat to their physical and mental health. Stress leads to many lifestyle diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, at a very age. A few lifestyle changes can work wonders .
Johannesburg in South Africa also called Joburg by the locals is known as the city of gold because of its history and beginnings in gold mining. It is one of the greenest cities of the world and has beautiful tall buildings. There are many places of interest to visit in Johannesburg.
Pets play a very important role in our lives today. They not only provide companionship but are also stress relievers. The warmth with which a pet welcomes the owner when he returns home after a hard day's work is really endearing.Taking care of a pet keeps the owner healthy physically and mentally.
Overpopulation, urbanization and technological growth have led to serious environmental problems like global warming, water scarcity, pollution and destruction of many species of animals and plants. At this rate we may have to face major water and food crisis, extinction of a large species of animal