Author: OHM

THE RECURRENCE DIAGNOSIS : THE STORY OF FADING HOPE

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, we present real-life stories that will touch your heart and kindle your soul.  Seema Shah was a well established business consultant in Bangalore before the storm of recurring cancer hit her by surprise and changed her career priorities forever. Here, she tells her story of how cancer shattered all her dreams of having a life-long career.  I was diagnosed with Cancer two years ago. And, trust me going through cancer is like getting thrown under the bus or getting into a dark sea that tows you down until your family or friends...

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Yes, Motherhood is a Blessing!

#MothersDayStory1 Mother’s Day is celebrated to honour mother, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. We salute to the selfless love and care, a mother offers to her kids. This Mother’s Day, we are sharing a few real stories on motherhood. Let’s read what Ravneet, Manager – Content & Marketing – OurHealthMate, has to share and why she believes in the saying ‘Motherhood is a blessing.’ Motherhood is a blessing. You might have heard of this quote plenty of times before. But, you can feel this to be true when you experience the motherhood actually. From sleepless...

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Healthy Workplace Snacks The Next Big Thing

It’s true that while running in the rat race, we all are missing our minimum dietary requirements.  And on the other hand, we are also exceeding our sugar, saturated fats, and sodium intake. This certainly adds to the problem of not eating the right kinds of food, and studies further show that our habit of snacking is one of the main culprits of unhealthy food habits. To encourage better healthy eating habits, what could be a better idea than healthy snacking at the workplace. Happy Healthy Snacking @ Workspace For many of us who spend most of our time...

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Putting Women’s Nutrition on the Workplace Menu

A nutritious diet can serve as a potent, protective cover for working women at risk of nutrition-linked disorders and diseases. It can enhance their wellbeing and help them during pregnancy, premenstrual syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), breast cancer, menopause, and urinary tract infections. With higher participation of women in the Indian labour force touching 30%, a spotlight on women’s health is critical today. According to a study conducted in 2011, workplace nutrition programs showed a return on investment of $2-$6 for each $1 invested, thanks to healthcare cost savings and lower absenteeism. If you are on the way to...

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Ditch the phone to get into the zone : A look from the other side of technology

Having your smartphone on you all the time can be an anytime escape into oblivion – a diversion from an awkward conversation, a respite from a family reunion, a free pass from a mind-numbing office meeting. If you find yourself constantly consumed in a vortex of push notifications, social media updates, and non-stop email exchanges, you’re likely teetering on smartphone addiction. Or perhaps you’ve already fallen off the ledge. If you’re turning into a swivel-eyed smartphone-head, there’s no better time than now to cut the cord. Learn to live life by the moments with these five easy tips. Disable...

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