Monday, January 25, 2021

Category: Healthy Living

post-The Time When We Were All Environmental WarriorsThe Time When We Were All Environmental Warriors

In the seventies when I was growing up, we were all Greta Thunbergs, environmental warriors. Except that we did not know it. The way of life, adopted by our family of nine with my dad being the sole bread earner,...

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post-Secret soil recipe for your home-grown plantsSecret soil recipe for your home-grown plants

During this lockdown period, I found a few of the WhatsApp groups that I engaged with regularly take up gardening, especially terrace gardening. Coincidentally, just a few days before the lockdown was announced in the third week of March, I...

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post-A Different Cup of TeaA Different Cup of Tea

The lockdown gave the author time to experiment with different kinds of flower and herbal teas I will begin with the etymology of Swastha, the Sanskrit word for health and well-being. It is a compound word, combining, Swa, and Stha....

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post-The Feast After The FastingThe Feast After The Fasting

Ramzan is over and so are the days of strict fasting. India’s celebrity weight-loss surgeon, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala gives you tips on how to confront food and to restrain yourself from bingeing after an extended fast. Read an extract about...

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post-Seven Steps to a New YouSeven Steps to a New You

First―Rise Early: Enough has been said about the virtues of waking up early. It is time you put it into action. The trick is to have a reasonably early dinner the night before and to hit the bed by 11...

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post-Grow Your own Veggies to Stay HealthyGrow Your own Veggies to Stay Healthy

It’s been two years since I have been trying to grow all manners of greens on my terrace and in the limited green patches in my garden and the land just outside my house. While, I have been pretty successful...

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post-Revive Your Core Self and Find HappinessRevive Your Core Self and Find Happiness

Sandhya (name changed) told me that she felt emptiness in her life.  She felt her life was meaningless.  She was plagued by self-doubt and found herself inadvertently trapped in a vortex of self-criticism. Over a period of time, she got...

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