Author: Ravneet Kaur

ASRTU Pledges to Conserve the Environment

On June 5th, 2018 the team from Association of State Road Transport Undertakings (ASRTU) celebrated this World Environment Day differently. The team took a pledge to protect the environment and conserve nature. Eminent personalities highlighted issues pertaining to the changing environment and measures that can help combat impact. At an awareness session conducted by OurHealthMate, there was a clear message communicated about damage to the environment, its effect on human life and health. The session was addressed by two leading professionals in their respective fields – Ms. Shefali Bakshi, an environmental expert and Dr. Shaili Tomar, a renowned nutritionist....

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Mother’s Day Chronicles: How My Company Helped Me Embrace Motherhood

Manisha Deshpande is a management consultant and mom to a four-year-old son and an eight-month-old daughter. In this story, she highlights her diverse pregnancy experiences, how she struggled with the ‘fifth trimester’ and how returning to work was far easier the second time around. When I delivered my son in 2014, I had decided that I would vault back into life as I knew it, within four months of my delivery. I had a blossoming career at one of India’s leading consulting firms and I saw my maternity break as a brief corporate hiatus. My first day back on...

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The Humble Mouse: How You Can Achieve More at Home and at Work

#PrimeProductPick Series A decade ago, the word ‘mouse’ would have conjured visions of a wired device attached to a mammoth mainframe, complete with a block-cut CPU, bulbous monitor and heavyset keyboard. Today, the mouse has taken on a much more primitive role, occupying the black abyss of the bottom of many a laptop bag. In a Darwinian evolution of sorts, the mouse has been eclipsed by the trusty touchpad. And yet, what should have been a celebration of innovation and imagination, has turned into an inverted lesson in productivity and health. As more and more studies prove, the humble...

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Regular sleep cycles: a key ingredient of preventive healthcare

In the ever-rigorous lifestyles of ours, one thing that we consistently happen to ignore is the importance of regular sleep cycles. With time management getting increasingly difficult, incessant workloads and often irregular daily schedules, the one thing many of us tend to skip on is sleep. We compromise on the minimum daily requirement of sleep that our body yearns, in order to make up for lost time at work or devote more time to family and other places. Preventive healthcare guidelines state clearly how and why an adequate duration of sleep is important, and how it can help. The...

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