The 5 Things tag keeps surfacing on WordPress. I am not sure who first thought of it but I have always found it fun to do. I thought “Why not make it a weekly feature?” If you participate in a post of your own please tag it #5things. Here is my contribution to this week’s 5 Things : 5 steps you can take to reduce … Continue reading 5 Things – that you do to reduce stress and anxiety
The corona virus pandemic has the world in its grip. Lockdown, isolation and curfew are words you hear all the time. Routines are disrupted and lives are changing rapidly. Along with all the actual inconvenience, there is a feeling of panic. While recognising the gravity of the situation, we need to make sure that we don’t succumb to anxiety. Here are just a few suggestions … Continue reading 8 Ways to deal with coronavirus/COVID-19 related anxiety & stress
Spinach is so good for you. It makes the body strong. All of us who grew up watching Popeye the Sailorman cartoons know that. For the unitiated, whenever Popeye needed extra strength (usually to fight a bad guy) he would open a can of spinach and swallow it in one go. Then he would flex his muscles and perform super human feats. I have often … Continue reading “Emotional Spinach”
“If you could choose one — and only one — particular malady, condition, or disease for which a safe and effective treatment was available, what one condition would you choose to treat and why is that your choice?” Stress is a modern malady from which innumerable diseases sprout. Diseases of the heart, digestive system, bones, joints, muscles, nervous system, eyes and ears : you name … Continue reading “Malady of Choice” FPQ#27
We are living a detrimental lifestyle in this millennium. It is detrimental to our physical and mental health. The fast and frenetic pace of our life keeps us in a constant race against the clock. It is a continuous struggle to do more and achieve more. We skip meals and overdo stimulants like coffee and energy drinks. When we do stop to eat, it is … Continue reading Our Detrimental Lifestyle: what we can do about it.