Author: Ravneet Kaur

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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Meditation Over Medication to Beat Work Worries

If you’ve got a crown peppered with greys and a head full of worries, and if you have your job to thank for it, you’re likely in need of a stress-busting quick-fix. If that sounds like you, it’s about time you got acquainted with one of the most natural therapeutic remedies the universe has to offer. And one you most definitely won’t find at the chemist. Here, meet meditation. It’s no secret that meditation is known to cast magic on even the weariest, worn souls. There is an infinite number of benefits that meditation can offer, so it’s little...

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Thank God It’s Friday: Tips on How to Use Your Weekends to Better Your Weekdays

For many of us, Monday mornings are a time for frenzied catch-ups, inbox unloads and quick caffeine fixes. A punishment for a well-spent weekend. And yet, even as the next weekend rolls around, what would it be without last-minute deadlines and emails from the boss? The truth is, most of us operate on a 7-day work week without realizing it. Because, are we ever really mentally checked out of the workplace? If you find yourself using the weekend to recover from the work week, only to be flung into yet another one, here are some tips to help you...

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7 Ways to Trump Traffic and Enjoy Your Commute

Crowded roads, blaring horns and careless pedestrians can make your journey home a hellish nightmare. We’ve all been there. Stuck in our car with the engine off – in a sea of glittering tail lights – on one of the busiest expressways in town. Traffic can be a frustrating experience, especially if you’re subjected to it on a daily basis. But with a few tricks, you can harness its stillness and enjoy the slow drive home. Here are some ways to get you through rush hour. Carpool Carpooling doesn’t only give you value for your money; it also provides...

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