The Highs And Lows Of Trying To Be A Superwoman

December 13, 2022 2:34 pm

She is always trying to beat the clock. There is the laundry to be done, a job-related presentation to be finished, the PTA meeting to attend at her daughter’s school, groceries to be ordered… She can’t remember when she had a good night’s sleep. She is trying hard to be a superwoman and it’s taking […]

Battling Food Addiction: How To Set Yourself Free 

November 26, 2022 11:46 am

Food addiction, that can have serious health consequences, can be overcome with consistent effort and support “A former client of mine in her late 50s could not control overeating. She was severely diabetic but would give in to a craving for sweets. It was a clear case of food addiction. The foundation for this behaviour […]

When A Woman Chooses To Be Childfree

November 20, 2022 6:22 pm

“Don’t you want children?” This is probably the most common question a woman in her mid-20s or 30s is asked if she is married. And, the answer is often tricky. Choosing to have a baby is one of the biggest and most significant decisions a woman has to make. A child will change her life […]

Is Multitasking Bad For You?

August 31, 2022 4:31 pm

Attending to one task at a time improves performance as well as satisfaction   These days, there’s quite a buzz about how multitasking increases productivity in the workplace and even at home. However, research points out that it is not good for mental health. Moreover, it is debatable whether it does increase productivity.  In fact, many […]

Gujarat’s MMR Dips, In-Line With UN’s SDGs 

May 28, 2022 2:29 pm

While pregnancy and becoming a mother are times of great joy for most women, for some childbirth turns into a nightmare, and, at times, a grave tragedy. Among all the health indicators, maternal mortality is a very important one as it shows the position women hold in society. Today, May 28, 2022, is the International […]

A Tribute To Tea: The Cup That Uplifts! 

May 21, 2022 10:31 am

My apologies to coffee lovers, but this one is all about tea. Today, May 21, 2022, being International Tea Day, it’s important to express what tea means to so many people. A cup of tea makes you feel upbeat, recharges the brain and energises you as no other beverage can.  Tea is a product of […]

A Unique Support Group For Mental Health Launched In Ahmedabad 

May 11, 2022 5:13 pm

Members can share their experiences and problems in a safe, non-judgemental space. It was a joyful evening. The meaningful conversation and subtle insights were interspersed with frequent laughter. The first meeting of ‘Ekaaa’, a support group for people with mental health issues, was an unqualified success. The proof: Members left with smiles on their faces […]

A Platform That Taps Creativity in Kids

May 6, 2022 6:46 pm

Children from 140 towns and cities in India and abroad send contributions in the form of written pieces, art work or photos to Bookosmia Bookosmia (which means ‘smell of books’) is a platform that promotes creativity among children. The venture is headquartered in Bengaluru but it receives contributions from children located in 140 towns and […]

Here Children Bond With Animals Making For A Compassionate Society

April 2, 2022 9:54 am

This 2000-square-feet area in Ghuma, Ahmedabad, is a very special place. It’s a place where rescued animals are taken care of lovingly for life. It’s also a place where children visit to interact with these ‘companion animals’ – donkeys, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, goats, sheep, chicken, turkey, ducks, geese, pigeons – nearly 20 species […]

Why Is There A Gender Pay Gap At Senior levels In Corporate India?

March 6, 2022 5:43 pm

Today, International Women’s Day, is a day to celebrate the strides women have made in many spheres. It’s the time to focus on their struggles, triumphs, talents, and achievements. It’s also a day to focus on women’s rights and the discrimination faced by women in the workplace.   A recent research report by a faculty member […]