In today’s Covid-19 world, one major realisation for all has been the importance of a strong immune system. The immune system is our body’s natural gatekeeper.
We All Breathe
Breath is what gives life to every living thing. We cannot exist without breathing. Breathing is something that happens automatically, an involuntary process controlled by the autonomic nervous system. However, we are capable of controlling our breath. There are different ways and techniques of breathing intentionally. So, it can also be done as a voluntary action by controlling our central nervous system. Conscious breathing techniques can make it possible for us to change the way we feel internally. Proper breathing techniques and awareness of breath can have dramatic implications on our health.
Humans are social animals. However, the pandemic has made it extremely important for us to avoid any social interactions. Ironically, social distancing though unnatural to us, has become our social responsibility to follow as of now. The isolation and physical distancing measures taken; closure of airports, stations, workplaces, schools, parks, gardens, gyms, malls, etc. have been very challenging for us. It has curbed everything we love doing. Not just social interactions, but also travelling, going places, eating out, going to the malls, going out with friends, in fact even going across the road to meet a neighbour is understandably considered inappropriate and irresponsible. Stuck indoors, worried about an uncertain future, concerned for our family and friends, this situation is a stressful one for anyone to contend with. Continue reading
As we get older our bodies and minds may fail us and faculties begin to slow down. These changes result in varying degrees of losses of efficiency and function. Several factors such as genetics, illnesses, socioeconomics and lifestyle, determine the ageing progress in an individual. Continue reading
The human race has superior intellect over every other living creature and our values guide our behaviour. They provide us with a personal code of conduct. Treating people with respect is a core value that should simply be a part of the fabric of society. Having respect for those around us is Civility. However, there is so much chaos in today’s world because of the absence of the same. Continue reading
Every gadget, every app on smartphones, every social media platform, was created solely with a motive, of keeping its users engaged and increase their screen time. Continue reading
Wabi Sabi is one of the most essential of all Japanese principles. It is the art of appreciating the beauty in this naturally imperfect world. Continue reading
Food preferences are formed in early childhood and affect an individual’s eating habits for life. Starting early is of paramount importance in developing children, so as to ensure they grow up to live healthy and successful lives.
Have you ever wondered as to why the strongest land mammal on earth, the elephant, which can uproot a tree as easily as you and I, can break a toothpick, remains tied down by a chain tied to a flimsy peg? Continue reading
Parenting is something we all have experienced. Our parents parenting us; we parenting our children. And although many people teach about parenting, the fact is that in today’s fast-paced technological society, relatively few do well when it comes to handling their own children.
Having a child is a privilege because it is life happening through us. However, many times as parents we knowingly or unknowingly take wrongful advantage of this privilege.