Author: Siddharth Upadhyaya

How Paw Therapy at Work Can Be the Best Solution to Enhance Productivity

“The best therapist has fur and four paws.” There’s nothing better than a wet nose and a wagging tail to calm your nerves and cure your anxiety – whether or not you’re an animal aficionado. In India, an increasing number of offices are making room for a pet-friendly workplace, signaling a new millennial paradigm in work-life balance. Pet-friendly offices are more than just style statements; they are proving to be priceless antidotes to workplace stressors, presenting potent benefits for both employers and employees. If you’re not entirely convinced about turning your office into a wet-nose, wag-tail wonderland, here are...

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Senior Citizens’ Day: Stay Insured to Stay Happy

Healthcare expenses dip into a significant proportion of household budgets of the elderly, establishing the link between aging and exponential health needs. With the Indian healthcare landscape metamorphosing far slower than the astronomical healthcare expenses it is becoming a burden on an ageing population, especially those without medical-linked savings or health insurance. And owing to the convoluted, un-fragmented nature of the domestic healthcare ecosystem, many senior citizens are having trouble navigating through the medical space and rationing their funds into suitable long-term plans. Insurance plans can play a critical role in hedging risks and minimizing costs for the elderly....

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Crouch Files: Back Pain Triggered by Posture

#bestversionofme Story 1 How often have you found yourself unable to move from back pain, burdened by deadlines, but aching to take a break? When was the last time you could work comfortably for hours without your back turning numb? These questions provide vital clues about the health of your back and spotlight a common problem among the global corporate workforce; that back pain is becoming triggered increasingly due to poor posture. The Intrinsic Link Between Poor Posture and Back Pain The effects of poor posture are compounded over time, with repeated stress on your spine resulting in anatomical...

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Balancing Career and Kids; Secrets You Should Know

As a working momma, it can be easy to feel burdened by the demands of a career and of parenthood. While it can seem like there’s never enough time to get all the work you’d like done, with a few secrets, you can master the art of keeping your boss and your baby happy. Make Your Mornings Zen: It is important to decompress in the mornings and take time for yourself to clear your mind and do some soul-searching. If possible, plan your day the night before and use the morning to reflect on your activities for the day in...

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WORLD HEALTH DAY 2018 – STORY 3

Caring for Parents This World Health Day With expatriate postings, borderless teams and virtual collaborations becoming the norm, more and more Indians are exploring opportunities in other cities and countries. New experiences, new cultures and new communities are being embraced more than ever before, but the migratory wave that has presented itself has an indelible link to familial ties. Unlike earlier times, children moving to other parts of India or overseas now means that many elderly parents are left on their own, with little or no access to superlative healthcare. A Look at Healthcare for the Elderly By and...

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