Combating The Pandemic Blues

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Humans are social animals. However, the pandemic has made it extremely important for us to avoid any social interactions. Ironically, social distancing though unnatural to us, has become our social responsibility to follow as of now. The isolation and physical distancing measures taken; closure of airports, stations, workplaces, schools, parks, gardens, gyms, malls, etc. have been very challenging for us. It has  curbed everything we love doing. Not just social interactions, but also travelling, going places, eating out, going to the malls, going out with friends, in fact even going across the road to meet a neighbour is understandably considered inappropriate and irresponsible. Stuck indoors, worried about an uncertain future, concerned for our family and friends, this situation is a stressful one for anyone to contend with. Continue reading

Children & Family Mealtimes

 

Regular family meals provide opportunities for good nutrition and much more. It is extremely beneficial to have family meal times and to use that time as a learning opportunity between parents and kids. Make at least one meal a day a special and a pleasant family time. Sharing family meals provides a multitude of benefits to families as a whole.  Continue reading

Civility costs nothing yet Incivility is all pervading

The human race has superior intellect over every other living creature and our values guide our behaviour. They provide us with a personal code of conduct. Treating people with respect is a core value that should simply be a part of the fabric of society. Having respect for those around us is Civility. However, there is so much chaos in today’s world because of the absence of the same. Continue reading

Positive Intelligence Quotient(PQ)

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We take pride in our Intelligence Quotient (IQ) and it is what we want our children to aspire too. But somewhere, something very vital has gone amiss. In Spite of all the degrees and laurels, all the material wealth and instant gratification of all desires, we are still unable to find true happiness and wisdom. In fact, we are more fractured than ever and grappling with everyday anxiety and misery. Continue reading