Author: Ravneet Kaur

Green Theory: The Benefits of Garden Therapy

A home garden can be your private window to nature, acting as a balm to your stress and your senses. It’s no surprise that garden therapy is moving into the spotlight as a therapeutic technique for physical, psychological and emotional healing and wellbeing. Anupriya Singh, HR Specialist at ThoughtWorks also believes that “therapeutic gardens can do wonders as they are good for physical, emotional and mental health”. It holds a universal appeal, offering value to a wide spectrum of people – from overworked professionals to victims of mental health conditions; from young children to the elderly. For Upasna Monappa,...

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How to Be Self-sufficient in Your Autumn Years

Your autumn years are a period of golden transition, heralding a phase of carefree days, unplanned vacations and recounting tales to your grandchildren about your heydays. You may find yourself inclined towards a healthier lifestyle – low on stress and high on nutrition – a surefire formula to enhance your pensioner years. However, your life’s best chapter can be given a beautiful beginning only if you age healthily. This includes planning your medical, financial and family needs in advance. If you’re teetering on retirement, consider this strategy. The Four Step Strategy to Attain the Fountain of Youth Step 1...

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Losing My Dad to Alzheimer’s

This World Alzheimer’s Day, guest writer Nitin Rao recalls losing his father to Alzheimer’s, and how it changed his and the entire family’s life. Nitin Rao is a management consultant based in New York, with roots in Bangalore. He uses OurHealthMate for his family’s healthcare needs. In 2003, Rao’s father was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, a disease that slowly robbed him and his family of their spark, spirit, and strength. In this piece, Nitin shares how he would have tackled his father’s disease differently if he could go back in time. I’d just moved halfway across the world to Paris...

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Friendship is Forever – Story 4

“You can count on me like one two three I’ll be there And I know when I need it I can count on you like four three two You’ll be there ‘Cause that’s what friends are supposed to do, oh yeah.” Count on me – Bruno Marks Ravneet Kaur is leading the Communication Team at OurHealthMate believes that friendship is happiness. Your friend is your sunshine. If you are sad or facing any difficulty, they are there to help you out. Friendship is being there for each other, no matter what. Let’s read her story of friendship day. Shwetika...

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Friendship is Forever – Story 3

For Tabrez Dean, Divisional Head @OHM, friendship is about finding people who are your kind of crazy. He believes that true friends will never judge you, but join you in your daily shenanigans (no matter how weird or crazy it might be). Let’s read Tabrez’s story of friendship, which helped him derive this interesting definition. Keep Scrolling! I have been blessed with lots of friends, and I can narrate brilliant, memorable stories with most of them. However, given the task at hand, I shall share my understanding of friendship… Captain Haddock is the name of this wonderful person who...

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