Author: Abhinav Krishna

5 Golden Steps to a Long-Term Financial Plan

#TheFinancialWellnessSeries A solid financial plan can be your guiding light to prudent spending, intelligent saving and sound investment. Luckily, a customised plan to your needs doesn’t have to be a monumental task. With the following five steps, you can create a personalized plan that reflects your earnings, growth potential and long-term goals. Step 1. Budget Your Cash Flows Most of us don’t consciously make a note of our expenses every time we take a trip to the grocery store or grab a snack at the local eatery. A fluid approach to expense management can lead to cracks in your...

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Mental Health Issues at Workplace are an Emerging Trend: Managing is the key

It’s remarkable how behavioural patterns at the workplace have a bearing on productivity, performance and professional relationships. A 2017 report by the World Health Organization revealed that depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions affect over 57 million people in India (that’s almost 20% of the total number worldwide). With workplace stressors on the rise, there is an ostensible correlation between extreme stress and poor mental health, as evidenced by a 2016 survey of 30 Indian companies that reported 46% of employees suffering from extreme stress. Even worse, those employees who were classified as high-risk admitted to having considered...

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How My New Heart Gave Me a Second Chance at Life

This World Heart Day, guest writer Ankit Maheshwari looks back on his battle with childhood heart disease. Ankit Maheshwari is a serial entrepreneur, heart disease survivor, and philanthropist, based in New Delhi. He has been on the OurHealthMate platform since 2015. In this story, he recalls how his life’s trajectory changed when he was given three years to live at the tender age of three – and how he came out stronger from experience. I was born with a chronic heart disease called cardiomyopathy, a condition that impairs heart function, eventually leading to heart failure. By the time I...

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5 Foolproof Ways of Busting Anxiety

Always plagued by fear or worry? Feel an overbearing sense of foreboding with everyday activities and relationships? Having trouble expressing your emotions? If your answer is ‘yes’ to any of those questions, it’s likely that you suffer from a clinical condition called anxiety. It is a phenomenon that manifests as prolonged, extreme fear or apprehension that interferes with your daily life. Anxiety is not a one-time event. It takes control over a period, and it could be influenced by several factors: a tyrannical boss, a beleaguered bank balance, personal stress or a traumatic event. Or then, a combination of...

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From Education to Healthcare Delivery, Everything Will Require Tech Interface to Sustain.

Engineer’s Day is celebrated across the globe on different dates. However, in India, the engineering community celebrates “Engineer’s Day” on September 15th. 2018 is a significant year for the occasion as it marks the 50th anniversary of the Engineer’s Day in India. It also happens to be the 157th birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (also known as Sir MV) who is one of the most celebrated Indian Engineers of all time and tributes are paid in his memory. He was Chief Engineer responsible for construction of the Krishna Raja Sagara dam in Mandya district and flood protection system...

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